‘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 [email protected]  08:08

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