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.


  • 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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Published ISO standards *


ISO standard under development *

Participating members
Observing members

* number includes updates

Reference Title Type
ISO/TC 234/WG 11   Waste reduction and treatment in aquaculture Working group
ISO/TC 234/WG 12   Carbon footprint for seafood­ - Macroalgae Working group
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
ISO/TC 315 Cold chain logistics ISO


Liaison Committees from ISO/TC 234

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

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 41 Internet of things and digital twin ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 34 Food products ISO
ISO/TC 34/SC 17 Management systems for food safety ISO
ISO/TC 34/SC 20 Food loss and waste ISO
ISO/TC 315 Cold chain logistics ISO
ISO/PC 343 Sustainable development goals management ISO


Organizations in liaison (Category A and B)
Acronym Title Category
CAC Codex Alimentarius Commission A
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations A
FEAP The Federation of European Aquaculture Producers A
IUCN International Union for Conservation of Nature A
NACA Network of Aquaculture Centres in Asia-Pacific A
WOAH World Organization for Animal Health (WOAH) A

Date Month Location TC/SC Note
21-25 October 2024 No (China) ISO/TC 234  

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

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