Mini Pelagic Trawl with 3 sections made of Nitex

Market: Experimental & Scientific Research
Product type: Trawl Net
Applications: Pelagic Fish, Ocean sampling
Lead time: Made upon order
The main objective of the Mini Pelagic Trawl is to catch pelagic fish by boat towing
  1. The Mini Pelagic Trawl is used for sampling larvae or juvenile fish in shallow water.
  2. The opening of the net is attached to two
    bars on the top and bottom, coupled with a float and
    to keep the net mouth open.
  3. It can be towed by a small 7 m Boston Whaler style boat with a low-powered winch.
  4. The mini pelagic trawl can easily catch sticklebacks in 2 meters of water and capelin in 10 to 15 meters of depth. 
  5. It is designed in 3 sections with different
    sizes to increase filtration and catching. 
  6. It is possible to replace the 3rd section of the trawl with a plankton net to sample larvae. 
Netting used for each section:
Part 1 (Mouth section): 1000um
Part 2 (Mid section): 570um
Part 3 (Tail section): 335um

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Lifespan: Average Lifespan: 1 to 5 years
Complexity: Installation Complexity: Quick and easy installation that requires a minimum of two (2) people
Local Product: Product made by hand in Quebec
Warranty: Lifetime warranty covering manufacturing defaults
Maintenance: Dry after each use
Manufacture details: Net is made by hand with a single weaving of the
to fix the net and the rope
The finished product has extra ropes (free or looped) at every extremity in order to faciliate installation


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