Fish Names Committee
The Australian Fish Names Committee is established under FRDC, an accredited Standards Development Organisation. The committee assigns standard fish names in accordance with transparent. and rigorous FRDC standards development policies and procedures.
Committee Membership (as at 01 May 2019)
|Independent Chair||Gus Dannoun|
|Fisheries Agencies Appointee||Jason Gibson as nominee and coordinate attendance with Sean Sloan|
|Expert Member (Seafood Marketing and Fish and Invertebrates Taxonomy)||Don Tuma|
|Expert Member (Hospitality)||Glenn Austin|
|Expert Member (Fish Taxonomy)||Gordon Yearsley|
|Expert Member (Seafood Processors)||Anthony Mercer|
|CSIRO Fish Taxomony representative||Karen Gowlett-Holmes|
|Australian seafood industry Appointee||Renee Pearce|
|Recreational Fishing Appointee||Russell Conway|
|Expert Member (Seafood Imports)||Mark Boulter|
|Expert Member (Major Supermarkets)||Hamish Allen|
|Expert Member (Seafood Marketing)||Anni Conn|
|Department of Agriculture and Water Resources representative||Lisa McKenzie|
|Expert Member (Master Fish Merchants' Association of Australia representative)||Kerry Strangas|
SDO Representatives (Non-voting)
|Alan Snow||Project Manager|
Fish Names Committee members are appointed by the Board which must ensure that the committee possesses appropriate skills and knowledge.
- Australian Fish Names Standard AS 5300-2019
- Free Search: Official Standard Fish Names Database
- Nomination form for members of Fish Names Committee
Fish Names Meeting Minutes
Nominate to join the Fish Names Committee
The Aquatic Plants Standards Reference Body (SRB)
The SRB is established under FRDC, an accredited Standards Development Organisation and has been tasked with the initial development of an Australian Standard for Aquatic Plant Names.
The Aquatic Plant Names SRB has developed the standard in accordance with transparent. and rigorous FRDC standards development policies and procedures.
The Aquatic Plant Names SRB will continue the maintenance and ongoing development of the Australian Standard for Aquatic Plant Names.
Committee Membership (as at 01 June 2020)
|Independent Chair||Gordon Yearsley|
|Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Management||Karen Gowlett-Holmes|
|Project Manager||Meaghan Dodd / Alan Snow|