The FRDC intends to develop an agreed set of standard names for aquatic plants in Australia. The Aquatic Plant Names standard will potentially have names for both marine and freshwater plants but will initially focus on commercial marine plants.
Aquatic Plant Names
Industry believe that Australian fishers have sound environmental practices in place and are environmentally conscious. They have not, however, had any way to formally support the belief through a benchmark standard or set of criteria that they can be assessed against.