Standard Plankton Net - 30cm mouth diameter x 90cm length


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Aquatic Scientific Research
Product type:
Plankton Net
Micro Organisms Sampling, Horizontal Water Sampling, Vertical Water Sampling, Salt Water Sampling, Fresh Water Sampling
Lead time:
Upon Order
The main purpose of the Standard Plankton Net is to conduct a simple sampling of a specific water stratum (only 1 filtration accuracy).
  • The standard plankton net is conical and is the simplest type of sampling net.
  • It can be used for horizontal, vertical or oblique sampling.
  • It is laced on a
    stainless steel
    with a towing flange and a filtering bucket at its end. 
  • Standard opening diameter (25cm, 50cm, 75cm, 100cm). Other sizes are available on request. 
  • The ratio of opening diameter to the length of the net is usually 1:3 or 1:5. Customized nets with different ratios can also be manufactured.
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  • Material: Precision Filtration


Average Lifespan: Average Lifespan: 1 to 5 years
Installation Complexity: Quick and easy installation for one (1) person
Transportable Net: Light and Compact
Local Product: Product made by hand in Quebec
Warranty: Lifetime warranty covering manufacturing defaults


Manufacture details: The net is made of ultra-strong and extremely precise Nitex filtration mesh. We have over 60 options of filtration mesh sizes varying from 1 to 5000 microns.
The net mouth and tail are reinforced with non-treated Cordura
1000 Deniers on which grommets are added (net mouth) and a clamping device (net tail) to hold on to the
. Every seam is reinforced with 3/4in webbing to guarantee an ultra-strong net
Ideal for capturing phytoplankton (smaller than 80 microns), zooplankton (60 to 600 microns) and other micro-organisms (500 to 5000 microns)
For nets with a diameter larger than 100cm, extra reinforced webbing is added on the length of the net to maximize i's structural integrity.


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