ISO 16741:2015 specifies the information to be recorded in farmed crustacean supply chains in order to establish the traceability of products originating from farm raised crustaceans. It specifies how farmed crustacean products traded are to be identified and the information to be generated and held on those products by each of the food businesses that physically trade them through the distribution chains. It is specific to the distribution for human consumption of crustacean and their products, from farm through to retailers or caterers.
The types of business identified in ISO 16741:2015 for farmed crustacean distribution chains are the following:
1) broodstock collection
2) hatcheries and nurseries
3) crustacean farm
c) traders and wholesalers;
d) retailers and caterers;
e) logistics including materials brought from other domains;
f) feed production.