The International Journal of Aquatic Sciences

ISSN: 0018-8158 (Print) 1573-5117 (Online)


Hydrobiologia publishes original research, reviews and opinions investigating the biology of all aquatic environments, including the impact of human activities. Coverage includes molecular-, organism-, community -and ecosystem-level studies dealing with limnology and oceanography, including systematics and aquatic ecology. In addition to hypothesis-driven experimental research, it presents theoretical papers relevant to a broad hydrobiological audience.

HYDR Key Statistics
36.4 days from submission to first decision
15 days from final acceptance to online publication
31% acceptance rate

5-Year Impact Factor: 2.350 (2013) - Cited half-life: 10.0 years
JCR®, Thomson Reuters
Google Scholar h5-index: 42 - Ranks 5th in category “Marine Sciences and Fisheries”

New Special Issues online:
Environmental impacts of offshore wind farms (vol. 756)
Guest Editors: Steven Degraer, Jennifer Dannheim, Andrew B. Gill, Han Lindeboom & Dan Wilhelmsson

Ecology, Culture, and Management of Burbot (vol. 757)
Guest Editors: Martin A. Stapanian & Christopher A. Myrick

Coelenterate Biology: Advanced Studies on Cnidaria and Ctenophora (vol. 759)
Guest Editors: Yehuda Benayahu, Oren Levy & Tamar Lotan

Biology of the Ross Sea and Surrounding Areas in Antarctica (vol. 761)
Guest Editors: Diego Fontaneto & Stefano Schiaparelli

Forthcoming Special Issue(s):
Biogeography and Spatial Patterns of Biodiversity of Freshwater Phytoplankton
Guest Editors: Luigi Naselli-Flores & Judit Padisák

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