Hydrographic and Meteorological Study of the Aransas Bay System - Analysis of Populations of Sports and Commercial Fin-Fish and of Factors Which Affect These Populations in the Coastal Bays of Texas
Bay salinities were lower in 1964 than in 1963. Water temperatures were lower in April 1964 than for the same period in 1963. Maximum and minimum salinity records for the Aransas Area in 1964 were 44.2 ppt for St. Charles Bay in September and 21.2 ppt for Mission Bay in December. The minimum recorded temperature of 9.9 degress C. occurred in Aransas Bay in January 1964. The maximum temperature of 35.5 degrees C. was recorded in Mission Bay in July.