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‘Not a fishing vessel’? Pacific Andes now says Lafayette can’t fish, as it heads for jack mackerel fishery

lafayetteCommenting to the newspaper, a Pacific Andes spokesperson said the Lafayette is “not a fishing vessel”, explaining the quotas are set by the South Pacific Regional Fisheries Management Organisation “for the catcher fishing vessels it supports”. This is an interesting comment from a company that since 2010 has argued that the Lafayette could fish, after it tried to defend catches of 41,315 metric tons declared by Russia to the SPRFMO that year. Read more@undercurrent  08:08