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:
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

Wetlands Biodiversity and Processes: Tools for Management and Conservation (vol. 774)
Guest Editors: Pierluigi Viaroli, Marco Bartoli & Jan Vymazal

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

Shallow Lakes in a Fast Changing World
Guest Editors: Meryem Beklioğlu, Mariana Meerhoff, Thomas Alexander Davidson, Kemal Ali Ger, Karl Havens & Brian Moss

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

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