This plankton net is designed for vertical sampling and is available with either a 200 or 500 micron mesh size and 57 cm frame diameter. The net has a total length of 2.5 metres and consists of an upper parallel section of 1 metre and a lower taper section of 1.5 metres. Three rope bridles are attached to the inlet ring and joined by a stainless steel shackle to which a lowering line (not supplied) can be attached. A screw-fit PVC cod-end adapter is fitted to the base of the net with three stainless steel eyes and a clamp band. A screw-fit PVC cod-end with mesh drain window is also supplied. The base of the cod-end contains 4 kg of lead to act as a lowering weight and additional weights of up to 20 kg (not supplied) can be added using the eyes on the cod-end adapter. (Additional weights are recommended during adverse weather conditions or for tows of over 50 metres depth).
* Inlet diameter: 57cm
* Inlet frame: 10mm stainless steel rod
* Net length: 2.5m (1m parallel and 1.5m tapered)
* Mesh size: 200 / 500 micron
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