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Temperatures

Lower, upper and optimum temperatures for different fish species

These temperatures have been gathered from several sources, and even though we have used the average and cross checked our data, please use them only as indications of the preferances for the different species. If you have better and more precise knowledge or know the temperature data for species not yet on the list, please direct a mail to the Kasper or Martin and let us know. See the data in a table here. Read the whole article on temperatures here.

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Atlantic Cod      
-1°C/30°F
8°C/46°F
15°C/59°F
Artic Charr      
0°C/32°F
11°C/52°F
24°C/75°F
Cutthroat      
0°C/32°F
13°C/55°F
24°C/75°F
Rainbow Trout      
1°C/34°F
16°C/61°F
27°C/81°F
Pollock      
1°C/34°F
7°C/45°F
16°C/61°F
Chinook      
1°C/34°F
7°C/45°F
13°C/55°F
Chum      
1°C/34°F
13°C/55°F
25°C/77°F
Sea Trout (Sea run brown)      
1°C/34°F
11°C/52°F
24°C/75°F
Winter Flounder      
2°C/36°F
10°C/50°F
18°C/64°F
Coho      
2°C/36°F
7°C/45°F
13°C/55°F
Grayling      
2°C/36°F
11°C/52°F
25°C/77°F
Salmon      
2°C/36°F
14°C/57°F
24°C/75°F
Whitefish      
2°C/36°F
13°C/55°F
25°C/77°F
Haddock      
3°C/37°F
8°C/46°F
11°C/52°F
Sockeye      
3°C/37°F
13°C/55°F
26°C/79°F
Steelhead      
4°C/39°F
11°C/52°F
24°C/75°F
Lake Trout      
6°C/43°F
12°C/54°F
16°C/61°F
Atlantic Mackerel      
6°C/43°F
14°C/57°F
21°C/70°F
Brown Trout      
7°C/45°F
14°C/57°F
24°C/75°F
Carp      
7°C/45°F
25°C/77°F
40°C/104°F
Atlantic Croaker      
7°C/45°F
17°C/63°F
21°C/70°F
Tautog      
7°C/45°F
13°C/55°F
24°C/75°F
Weakfish      
8°C/46°F
16°C/61°F
26°C/79°F
Spotted Seatrout      
9°C/48°F
23°C/73°F
31°C/88°F
Bluefin Tuna      
10°C/50°F
19°C/66°F
27°C/81°F
Bluefish      
10°C/50°F
15°C/59°F
27°C/81°F
Largemouth Bass      
10°C/50°F
22°C/72°F
29°C/84°F
Perch      
10°C/50°F
23°C/73°F
28°C/82°F
Red Snapper      
10°C/50°F
15°C/59°F
19°C/66°F
Sea Catfish      
10°C/50°F
17°C/63°F
21°C/70°F
Skipjack Tuna      
10°C/50°F
16°C/61°F
21°C/70°F
Swordfish      
10°C/50°F
19°C/66°F
26°C/79°F
Walleye      
10°C/50°F
19°C/66°F
24°C/75°F
Big Eye Tuna      
11°C/52°F
14°C/57°F
19°C/66°F
Bigeye Tuna      
11°C/52°F
20°C/68°F
27°C/81°F
Red Drum      
11°C/52°F
24°C/75°F
32°C/90°F
Striped Bass      
12°C/54°F
18°C/64°F
24°C/75°F
Barracuda      
13°C/55°F
25°C/77°F
29°C/84°F
Muskellunge      
13°C/55°F
17°C/63°F
22°C/72°F
Nothern Pike      
13°C/55°F
19°C/66°F
23°C/73°F
Mullet      
13°C/55°F
20°C/68°F
35°C/95°F
Fluke      
13°C/55°F
18°C/64°F
22°C/72°F
Blackfin Tuna      
14°C/57°F
23°C/73°F
28°C/82°F
Smallmouth Bass      
14°C/57°F
20°C/68°F
23°C/73°F
White Seabass      
14°C/57°F
19°C/66°F
23°C/73°F
Albacore      
15°C/59°F
17°C/63°F
19°C/66°F
Amberjack      
16°C/61°F
20°C/68°F
24°C/75°F
Atlantic Bonito      
16°C/61°F
19°C/66°F
26°C/79°F
Crappie      
16°C/61°F
22°C/72°F
24°C/75°F
Snook      
16°C/61°F
23°C/73°F
32°C/90°F
Yellowtail      
16°C/61°F
18°C/64°F
21°C/70°F
Yellowtail (Pacific)      
16°C/61°F
18°C/64°F
21°C/70°F
Striped Marlin      
16°C/61°F
22°C/72°F
27°C/81°F
Bonefish      
17°C/63°F
25°C/77°F
31°C/88°F
Kelp Bass      
17°C/63°F
19°C/66°F
22°C/72°F
Yellowfin Tuna      
18°C/64°F
24°C/75°F
29°C/84°F
Jack Crevalle      
18°C/64°F
25°C/77°F
32°C/90°F
White Marlin      
18°C/64°F
23°C/73°F
27°C/81°F
Pompano      
19°C/66°F
25°C/77°F
30°C/86°F
King Mackerel      
20°C/68°F
24°C/75°F
31°C/88°F
Permit      
20°C/68°F
24°C/75°F
33°C/91°F
Black Marlin      
20°C/68°F
25°C/77°F
30°C/86°F
Sailfish      
20°C/68°F
26°C/79°F
31°C/88°F
Blue Marlin      
21°C/70°F
26°C/79°F
30°C/86°F
Dolphin fish      
21°C/70°F
24°C/75°F
28°C/82°F
Dolphinfish      
21°C/70°F
24°C/75°F
28°C/82°F
Jack Crevelle      
21°C/70°F
27°C/81°F
32°C/90°F
Tarpon      
22°C/72°F
29°C/84°F
39°C/102°F
Sand Seatrout      
32°C/90°F
35°C/95°F
38°C/100°F


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