Examining water temperature in aquaculture

Claude E. Boyd, Ph.D.

Rates of chemical processes increase in response to greater water temperature Aquaculture ponds should not be deeper than about 2.0 meters to minimize the probability of thermal stratification. Water temperature is a key water quality variable because it influences all other water quality variables and aquatic organisms, as well. Air temperature is controlled mainly by…

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  • Claude E. Boyd, Ph.D.

    Claude E. Boyd, Ph.D.

    Department of Fisheries and Allied Aquacultures
    Auburn University
    Auburn, Alabama 36849 USA