Contact Info

Levy Research Services Ltd.
#406 - 135 2nd St. West
North Vancouver, BC
Canada V7M 0C5

O: 604.929.2083

C: 604.916.9243

E: [email protected]


Roy Henry Vickers artwork

Limited Edition Print by Artist Roy Henry Vickers
Photo courtesy of Roy Henry Vickers Gallery

About David Levy

David Levy is a Fisheries Scientist who has worked with BC First Nations, the Governments of Canada and BC, non-governmental organizations as well as the private sector. He holds a B.Sc. degree in Marine Biology from McGill University and a Ph.D. in Zoology from the University of BC.

Dave provides advice to BC First Nations in relation to salmon co-management, fisheries assessments in Traditional Territories and analysis of development activities that affect aquatic resources. Dave previously served as the Science Director for the Cohen Commission of Inquiry and between 2016-2020, he was a member of an independent Federal Review Panel that conducted an environmental assessment of the proposed Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project.

Selected Reports


  • Levy, D.A. and A. Fisher. 2023. BC salmon net pen transition planning: Perspectives of the Lower Fraser Fisheries Alliance. Prepared for LFFA.
  • Levy, D.A. 2023. The Nechako Fisheries Conservation Program: Past, Present, Future. Prepared for NFCP.
  • Levy, D. A., G Sterritt and R. Bailey. 2023. Updated fisheries analysis in support of NStQ Treaty negotiations. Prepared for the Northern Shuswap Tribal Council.


  • Levy, D.A. and J.Wong. 2022. Review of dual fishing in First Nations Salmon Fisheries. Prepared for the Salmon Co-ordinating Committee. First Nations Fisheries Council.
  • Levy, D.A., B. Lehmann and T. Struyk. 2022. Opportunities for development of rights-based economic fisheries for Toquaht Nation. Prepared for Toquaht Nation.


  • Levy, D.A. 2021. Framework for the engagement of First Nations in salmon stock rebuilding in BC. Prepared for the Salmon Co-ordinating Committee, First Nations Fisheries Council.


  • Levy, D.A. and P. Nicklin. 2018. Chinook and sockeye salmon conservation in the Netʃa Koh (Nechako) River in Northern BC. Prepared for the Upper Fraser Fisheries Conservation Alliance.