Report of the Baltic International Fish Survey Working Group (WGBIFS)
The ICES Baltic International Fish Survey Working Group (WGBIFS) met in the National Institute of Aquatic Resources (DTU Aqua) in Lyngby-Copenhagen, Denmark,on 24–28 March 2018, to compile the research surveys (BITS, BASS, BIAS) results from 2017 and the first half of 2018 moreover, to coordinate and plan the schedule for surveysin the second half of 2018 and the first half of 2019. All Baltic fish stocks assessmentrelevant surveys were internationally coordinated. A total of 24 participants, representing all countries around the Baltic Sea, attended in the meeting (see Annex 1). Olavi Kaljuste, Sweden chaired the group.
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