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:
Biogeography and Spatial Patterns of Biodiversity of Freshwater Phytoplankton (vol. 764)
Guest Editors: Luigi Naselli-Flores & Judit Padisák

Effects of hydromorphological river restoration: a comprehensive field investigation of 20 European projects (vol. 769)
Guest Editors: Jochem Kail, Brendan G. McKie, Piet F.M. Verdonschot & Daniel Hering

Forthcoming Special Issue(s):
Vulnerability and Resilience of Freshwater & Marine Ecosystems
Guest Editors: Celine Bertrand, Evelyne Franquet, Ivan Dekeyser & Christophe Piscart

Wetlands Biodiversity and Processes: Tools for Management and Conservation
Guest Editors: Pierluigi Viaroli, Marco Bartoli & Jan Vymazal

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