What we do

A world leader in marine science and technology, the Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas) collects, manages and interprets data on the aquatic environment, biodiversity and fisheries.

Cefas is an executive agency, sponsored by the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs.

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Our announcements

Our publications

  1. The Blue Belt programme

    • Guidance
  2. Defra: gender pay gap report and data 2017

    • Transparency data

See all our publications

Our management

Contact Cefas

Office address

Lowestoft Laboratory
Pakefield Road

NR33 0HT

Make an FOI request

  1. Read about the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act and how to make a request
  2. Check our previous releases to see if we’ve already answered your question

Corporate information

Jobs and contracts

Read about the types of information we routinely publish in our Publication scheme.