Aquatic Net

Aquatic Net

Catalogue No. – 17021
Removable, rigid D-shape frame 30cm across, mesh bag with thick cloth
rim. Metal pipe handle with rubber grip at end. [table “17021” not found /]


An aquatic net is a tool used for collecting aquatic organisms, such as fish, insects, and other aquatic invertebrates, from bodies of water. The net typically consists of a long handle, a frame or hoop, and a fine mesh netting attached to the frame.

To use an aquatic net, the user wades into the water and sweeps the net through the water, trapping aquatic organisms in the netting. The net can then be carefully lifted out of the water and the captured organisms can be identified, counted, and released or preserved for further study.

Aquatic nets come in a variety of sizes and designs, depending on the specific needs of the user. Some nets are designed for collecting larger organisms, such as fish, while others are designed for collecting smaller organisms, such as aquatic insects or plankton. The mesh size of the netting can also vary, depending on the size of the organisms being collected.

Aquatic nets are commonly used by aquatic ecologists, limnologists, and other researchers to study aquatic ecosystems and their inhabitants. They are also used in educational settings to teach students about the diversity and importance of aquatic life. When used responsibly and ethically, aquatic nets can be a valuable tool for understanding and conserving the fragile and complex world of aquatic organisms.