The Department of Fish and Game is forecasting a 2012 commercial salmon catch of 132.1 million fish.
That would be 25 percent lower than last year's catch of 177.1 million.
The difference is a smaller projected pink salmon catch. Pinks are the smallest and least valuable of Alaska's five commercially harvested salmon species, but the most numerous.
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