Fish Nets


The Matsyafed Net Factory has emerged as the pioneers in the fishnet industry in India. Established in the year 1966 at Ernakulam, this factory uses the latest in Japanese technology for producing good quality nets to the fishermen. This is the largest fishnet company in the public sector.

The factory can make all type of nets used in the fishing industry like gillnets, trawl nets and seine nets. It can also make nets for other applications like agriculture, trap and bird control etc. The factory produces the best quality nets using nylon multi filament, nylon monofilament, multi monofilament and polyethylene.

The factory has a production capacity of 450 MT per annum. It is equipped with 27 imported net making machines to ensure the best quality for the products. More than 50% demand for nets in the traditional and mechanised fisheries sector of Kerala is met by this efficient factory. In addition, it is also being exported showing its efficiency and quality.


  1. Gill Nets
  2. Purse seine nets
  3. Trawl nets
  4. Monofilament nets
  5. HDPE nets
  6. Crab traps
  7. Fish traps
  8. Cages for aquaculture
  9. Cast nets
  10. Stake nets
  11. Bird nets
  12. Vegetable nets
  13. Agriculture net
  14. Fencing

1. Gill Nets:

All gill nets are made in nylon multifilament (210/2 ply-10mm to 210/75 ply-450mm) and monofilament (0.12mm to 0.80 mm mesh size up to 450 mm).

2. Purse seine nets:

All type of purse seine net for sardine, mackerel, tuna, horse mackerel etc. are made.

3. Trawl nets:

Trawl nets can be made up to any size of the boat as per specification.

4. Monofilament nets:

All mono nets including multi mono nets from 0.12mm to 0.8 mm dia twine.

5. HDPE Nets:

All nets up to 3mm thickness and mesh size up to 450 mm.

6. Crap traps:

Traps for crab as per the customer specifications.

7. Fish traps:

Traps as per the customer specifications.

8. Cages for fish culture:

Cages for the culture of sea bass, milk fish, yellow fin tuna etc as per the specification from the suppliers.

9. Cast nets:

Cast nest of nylon multifilament and monofilament starting from 3 feet to any size as per the customer requirement.

10. Stake nets:

As per the customer specifications.

11. Bird nets:

As per the customer specification to the protection of crop from the birds.

12. Vegetable net:

Creeping net for growing vegetables as per customer specifications.

13. Agriculture nets:

Nets for different farms as per the requirements.

14. Fencing:

Ready made low cost fencing for crops and for protection from animals.


The factory is equipped with the following machineries to produce the different type of quality fishnets.

Fishnet machine

Amita make

KGC 6-50

I nos

NSA 7-60

9 nos

SA 7-50

4 nos

NSA 9-50

I nos

NSA 9-40

5 nos


I nos


2 nos

Toyo make

SMD I-42

2 nos

TND 0-21

2 nos

Processing Machines

Length stretching machines

3 nos

Steam depth stretching machines

1 nos

Dying machine

1 nos

Centrifugal separator

1 nos

Contact : Manager, Matsyafed Net FactoryDr. Salim Ali RoadCochin - 682014, Kerala, India.Phone : +91-484-2394410, 2391426 |