WGBIFS

WGBIFS

Baltic International Fish Survey Working Group

 

 

WGBIFSWGBIFSTrueOlavi KaljusteEOSGolavi.kaljuste@slu.se52Baltic International Fish Survey Working Group

The main aim of the Baltic International Fish Survey Working Group (WGBIFS) is the planning, coordination, and implementation of demersal trawl surveys and hydroacoustic surveys in the Baltic Sea.

​​​​It compiles results from, coordinates and plans the schedule for the Baltic International Acoustic Survey (BIAS), the Baltic Acoustic Spring Survey (BASS), and the Baltic International trawl Surveys (BITS) in the 1st and 4th quarter on an annual basis.

The group provides the herring, sprat and cod abundance indices for the Baltic Fisheries Assessment Working Group (WGBFAS) to use as tuning fleets. The common survey manuals are also updated according to decisions made during the meeting.

A large part of WGBFAS' work is on additional terms of reference based on recommendations of other EU and ICES expert groups.

WGBIFS comprises experts representing nine countries from around the Baltic Sea.​


Print this pagePrint it Request newsletterSend to Post to Facebook Post to Twitter Post to LinkedIn Share it
c FollowFollow Focus on ContentFocus on Content
HelpGive Feedback
SharePoint

WGBIFS

International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) · Conseil International pour l'Exploration de la Mer (CIEM)
ICES Secretariat · H. C. Andersens Boulevard 44-46, DK 1553 Copenhagen V, Denmark · Tel: +45 3338 6700 · Fax: +45 3393 4215 · info@ices.dk
Disclaimer Privacy policy · © ICES - All Rights Reserved
top