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What Is The Water Temp?

Discussion in 'Shrimping Chatter = Anything To Do With Shrimping' started by Michael Dombek, Jan 23, 2019.


  1. Michael Dombek

    Michael Dombek Pirate
    Thread Started By

    Anyone know the current water temp is around riverbreeze? It is getting cold down around sebastain. Shrimp should get moving soon I think.
     
  2. Baccarac

    Baccarac Blackbeard

    There are a few websites that you can find the water temperatures in that area.
     
  3. lanny

    lanny Junior Member

    Its getting colder. Should be in the low 60's by now' I know when we went out 2 weeks ago, it was cold enough not to jump in.
     
  4. Goggle Eye

    Goggle Eye Seaman Recruit

    I like to call the local bait&tackle shops several days before heading down there
    to get an up to date report.
     
  5. learjet3

    learjet3 Pirate

    What temp do the shrimp prefer?
     
  6. Nautical Gator

    Nautical Gator Forum Captain, Moderator, Peacekeeper Staff Member

    (see link)
    http://www.gatortough.com/shrimp_behavior.htm

    Carefully crafted University research on small shrimp and water temperature shows the smaller shrimp will migrate up or down depended on water temperature. Optimum favored temp is about 70 deg F. Salinity held constant. At near 30 parts per thousand. This is average Ocean salinity.

    The rapid change in weather induced temperature causes shrimp to rise off the bottom to the top in deeper waters of the IRL and ML water system.

    The higher and cooler winds and water evaporation leaves the dissolved salts behind. This raises the lagoon salinity in the system, particularly in the shallow areas. The Saltier conditions and rapid temperature swings couple with the age of the shrimp triggers the migration.
     
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  7. learjet3

    learjet3 Pirate

    Wow , thanks. That was very informative!
     
  8. Baccarac

    Baccarac Blackbeard

    wow sounds good to me
     
  9. JonathanFlorida

    JonathanFlorida Blackbeard

    Great info and thanks for sharing
     
  10. twin1954

    twin1954 Treasure Hunter

    Goo to know. Thanks.
     

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