A synopsis of the results of the 1997 summer bottom trawl survey on the Scotian Shelf and Bay of Fundy is provided. This information is used in assessment meetings as a key source of information on trends for selected groundfish stocks. A revised projection of the silver hake catch at F0.1 in 1998 is provided based on the 1997 survey estimate of the strength of the 1996 year class.
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