The International Journal of Aquatic Sciences

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


Hydrobiologia publishes original research, reviews and opinions investigating the biology of freshwater and marine 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.

Hydrobiologia Key Statistics
40 days from submission to first decision
11 days from final acceptance to online publication
31% acceptance rate

5-Year Impact Factor: 2.321 (2014) - Cited half-life: 10.0 years
JCR®, Thomson Reuters
Google Scholar h5-index: 39 - Ranks 9th in the category “Marine Sciences and Fisheries”

New Special Issues online:
Mediterranean Temporary Ponds (vol. 782)
Guest Editors: Simonetta Bagella, Dani Box, Annalena Cogoni, Rossella Filigheddu & Stéphanie Gascón

Advances in Charr Ecology and Evolution (vol. 783)
Guest Editors: Michael Power, Rune Knudsen, Colin E. Adams, Michael J. Hansen, J. Brian Dempson, Malcolm Jobling & Moira Ferguson

Multidisciplinary aspects of aquatic science: the legacy of Rick Forester (vol. 786)
Guest Editors: Alison J. Smith, Emi Ito, B. Brandon Curry & Patrick De Deckker

Forthcoming Special Issue(s):
Adaptation of Aquatic Biota of the Amazon
Guest Editors: Adalberto L. Val, Gudrun De Boeck & Sidinei M. Thomaz

The Importance of Small Water Bodies: Insights from Research
Guest editors: Mary Kelly-Quinn, Jeremy Biggs & Stefanie von Fumetti

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