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Pisces Fish Machinery has been manufacturing smelt processing equipment since our inception in 1983. The first machine produced by Pisces was the SF-12 which produces a dressed fish.  The head-off belly open dressed fish is the traditional way to prepare smelt around the Great Lakes of North America.  Pisces then branched out into the rest of the world and developed other machine to process small fish species.


HG Series Roller Graders


The grader sorts the fish into four separate grades by passing the fish over rollers that gradually open larger.  A fifth oversize grade is at the end of the grader.   


SF-12 Dressing Machine


The SF-12 produces a head-off belly open fish. The machine combines a heading and eviscerating unit.  The eviscerating unit opens the fishes belly and uses a combination of wheels and brushes to remove all of the viscera and clean the bloodline/kidney.  The machine has between two and four operator depending on the operating speeds.  The machine operates between 120 and 280 fish per minute.


PN-200 Nobbing Machine


The PN-200 produces a head and tail off belly closed product.  The PN-200 uses vacuum to remove the viscera.  The machine operates between 180 and 300 fish per minute with two to five operators.


SPS-180 Filleting System


The SPS-180 produces both split and butterfly fillets. The machine operates at speeds of between 180 and 240 pieces per minute with  two to four operator. In addition to filleting, the  SPS-180 can produce dressed fish and is equipped with a optional vacuum nozzle can also produced nobbed fish.