A WORLD LEADER IN MARINE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Tackling the serious global problems of climate change, over-fishing and pollution to secure a sustainable blue future for all.

We are the government’s marine and freshwater science experts, working for healthy and productive oceans, seas and rivers and safe and sustainable seafood. Innovative, world-class science is central to our mission. We work to safeguard human and animal health, enable food security and support marine economies.

Our Science

Providing the evidence and advice needed to help the UK meet its commitments to the global environment.

Cefas Endeavour

R/V CEFAS ENDEAVOUR

Our 74m multi-disciplinary research vessel is fitted with specialist survey equipment for a range of activities.  

About Cefas

Our work helps tackle the serious global problems of climate change, marine litter, over-fishing and pollution to secure a sustainable blue future for all.

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Our People

Our team of talented people are leaders in their fields. Our working environment supports their development and skills for the future of their discipline.

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Careers

We celebrate our proud history and the people who shaped it. Together, we look to a future of enduring science excellence and international leadership.

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Our Impact

We are involved in hundreds of successful marine and freshwater science and technology projects each year. We use our research and innovation expertise to work towards a sustainable blue future for the planet.

Our Services