Chefs all smiles as Alaska's Copper River salmon arrive in Seattle

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Alaska Airlines Capt. Trent Davey, second from right, and first officer Andy Kullick, right, carry a 55 lb. Copper River King Salmon down a red carpet, Friday, May 18, 2012, as the annual first air shipment of the prized salmon arrived from Alaska early Friday morning in Seattle. Copper River salmon are prized for their high oil content and flavor. They typically bring the highest prices at restaurants and fish markets. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)