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Scope

Standardization in the field of fisheries and aquaculture, including, but not limited to, terminology, technical specifications for equipment and for their operation, characterization of aquaculture sites and maintenance of appropriate physical, chemical and biological conditions, environmental monitoring, data reporting, traceability and waste disposal.

Excluded:

  • methods of analysis of food products and traceability (covered by ISO/TC 34);
  • personal protective clothing (covered by ISO/TC 94);
  • environmental monitoring (covered by ISO/TC 207).

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9

published ISO standards *

under the direct responsibility of ISO/TC 234

1

ISO standards under development *

under the direct responsibility of ISO/TC 234

22

Participating members

26

Observing members

* number includes updates

Reference Title Type
ISO/TC 234/AG 1 Aquaculture and fisheries advisory group Working group
ISO/TC 234/WG 8 Sustainability Working group

Joint working groups under the responsibility of another committee
Reference Title
ISO/TC 34/SC 17/WG 4 Joint ISO/TC 34/SC 17 - ISO/TC 234 WG: Aquaculture
Liaison Committees to ISO/TC 234

The committees below can access the documents of ISO/TC 234 :

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 34 Food products ISO
ISO/TC 34/SC 17 Management systems for food safety ISO
Liaison Committees from ISO/TC 234

ISO/TC 234 can access the documents of the committees below :

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 34 Food products ISO
ISO/TC 34/SC 17 Management systems for food safety ISO
Organizations in liaison (Category A and B)
Acronym Title Category
CAC Codex Alimentarius Commission A
EUROCORD EUROCORD A
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations A
FEAP The Federation of European Aquaculture Producers A
ICES International Council for the Exploration of the Sea A
IUCN The World Conservation Union A
NACA Network of Aquaculture Centres in Asia-Pacific A
OIE World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) A
SSAFE Safe Supply of Affordable Food Everywhere A
WWF World Wide Fund for Nature A

Organizations in liaison (Category C and D)

C & D liaisons participate at the level of a Working Group

Acronym Title Category
MSC Marine Stewardship Council D
Date Month Location TC/SC Note
23 November 2017 Oslo (Norway) ISO/TC 234  

* Information definite but meeting not yet formally convened
** Provisional

ISO/TC 234 - Secretariat

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Standards Norway
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Mrs Hilde Aarefjord
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