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.

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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
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Google Scholar h5-index: 42 - Ranks 5th in category “Marine Sciences and Fisheries”

New Special Issues online:
Aquatic Invasive Species (vol. 746)
Guest Editors: Sidinei M. Thomaz, Katya E. Kovalenko, John E. Havel & Lee B. Kats

Advances in Cichlid Research: Behavior, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (vol. 748)
Guest Editors: Stephan Koblmüller, R. Craig Albertson, Martin J. Genner, Kristina M. Sefc & Tetsumi Takahashi

Emerging Trends in Aquatic Ecology (vol. 750)
Guest Editor: Koen Martens

Shallow Lakes from the Central Plains of Argentina (vol. 752)
Guest Editors: Irina Izaguirre, Leandro A. Miranda, Gerardo M. E. Perillo, María Cintia Piccolo & Horacio E. Zagarese

Forthcoming Special Issue(s):
Giant Jellyfish Blooms and Ecosystem Change
Guest Editors: Song Sun, Xiaoxia Sun & Ian Jenkinson

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  • 163 Open Access
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