Committee on Scientific Research and Statistics (CSRS)
The Committee on Scientific Research and Statistics (CSRS) was established by the Commission under Articles VII, VIII, and IX of the Convention. In general, the purposes of the CSRS are to review and coordinate the collection and exchange of scientific data and specimens, coordinate and assess scientific studies of anadromous stocks and ecologically related species in the Convention Area and adjacent to it, coordinate scientific exchanges, review proposed scientific research programs, and make recommendations to the Commission.
The CSRS holds its meetings during the Annual Meetings of the Commission.
Current Chairperson: Masa-aki Fukuwaka (Japan)
CSRS Points of Contacts:
Canada: J. Irvine, J. Holmes
Japan: T. Saito, S. Urawa
Korea: J.K. Kim, D.H. Lee
Russia: N. Klovach, O. Temnykh
USA: E. Farley
CSRS has the following sub-committee and working groups:
Working Group on Stock Assessment
Working Group on Salmon Marking
Working Group on Stock Identification
International Year of the Salmon Working Group