NMFS rolls back the Chinook bycatch...which is like a guy taking back the confession that he's been with his best friend's wife...not very believable.
From 59,000 down to 51,916. There you are.
When you publish a 'fact' you can't take it back. There must be some pressure to make the number crunchers recount their beans. The Alaska Ground-Up-Fish Data Bank has been busy, eh?
Are we surprised? No. This is the way the shell game works. Now you see it, now you don't.
Keep yer flippers wet.