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 biological research in 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
days from submission to first decision
10 days from final acceptance to online publication
35% acceptance rate (2017)
5-Year Impact Factor: 2.447 (2016) - Cited half-life: 10.0 years
JCR®, Clarivate Analytics
Google Scholar h5-index: 45Ranks 6th in the category “Marine Sciences and Fisheries” (2016)

New Special Issues online:
Large and deep perialpine lakes: ecological functions and resource management (vol. 824)
Guest editors: Nico Salmaso, Orlane Anneville, Dietmar Straile & Pierluigi Viaroli

Marine Ecosystems and Living Resources in the Central Mediterranean Sea (vol. 821)
Guest editors: Angelo Bonanno, Othman Jarboui, Salem Wniss Zgozi, Roberta Mifsud & Luca Ceriola

Forthcoming Special Issue(s):
Coastal Wetlands: Services, Uses and Conservation
Guest editors: Shuqing An, Dong Xie & Jennifer Ann Davis

Crustacean Genomics: Implications for Physiology and Systematic Studies
Guest editors: Guiomar Rotllant, Ferran Palero, Peter B. Mather, Heather Bracken-Grissom & M. Begoña Santos

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