Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture (CEFAS)

Web site: www.cefas.co.uk

Public Research Institution, UK

As an Executive Agency of the Secretary Of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, CEFAS is a multidisciplinary scientific research centre specialising in fisheries science and management, marine monitoring, environmental assessment and aquatic animal health. The CEFAS Weymouth Laboratory is the national reference laboratory for aquatic animal disease, including statutory responsibilities as well as a wide portfolio of research and commercial contracts. The CEFAS teams hold expertise to carry out scientific research in mollusc disease and pathogen taxonomy as well as epidemiology, risk analysis including scenario tree mapping and disease mapping.