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


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