Canadian Science Advisory Secretariat (CSAS)

Science advisory schedule, policies and directives, national and regional contact information.

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About CSAS

The Canadian Science Advisory Secretariat (CSAS) coordinates the scientific peer review and science advice for Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO).

Science advisory schedule

This searchable online tool provides details on past advisory processes and upcoming reviews.

Policies and guidelines

CSAS directives on publication distribution, consensus, peer reviews, translation and more.

Contact CSAS and the Centres for Science Advice

Phone numbers and email and mailing addresses for national headquarters and regional offices.

What we are doing


Science Advisory Report 2020/001

Science Advisory Report 2020/001

Assessment of Spiny Dogfish in the Northwest Atlantic.

Science Advisory Report 2020/002

Science Advisory Report 2020/002

Assessment of Lobster (Homarus americanus) in Lobster Fishing Area 33 for 2018.

Science Advisory Report 2020/003

Science Advisory Report 2020/003

Review of monitoring activities in the Basin Head Marine Protected Area in the context of their effectiveness in evaluating attainment of conservation objectives.

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