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:
Large-Scale Floodplain Restoration in the Illinois River Valley (vol. 804)
Guest editors: Michael J. Lemke, A. Maria Lemke & Jeffery W. Walk

Causes and Consequences of Mangrove Ecosystem Responses to an Ever-Changing Climate (vol. 803)
Guest editors: Ken W. Krauss, Ilka C. Feller, Daniel A. Friess, Roy R. Lewis III

New Challenges in Anostracan Research: a Tribute to Graziella Mura (vol. 801)
Guest editors: Federico Marrone, D. Christopher Rogers, Paola Zarattini & Luigi Naselli-Flores

Emerging Trends in Aquatic Ecology II (vol. 800)
Guest editors: Koen Martens, Sidinei M. Thomaz, Diego Fontaneto & Luigi Naselli-Flores

Forthcoming Special Issue(s):
Plants in Aquatic Systems – a 21st Century Perspective
Guest editors: Matthew T. O’Hare, Francisca C. Aguiar, Elisabeth S. Bakker, Kevin A. Wood

Andean Patagonian Lakes as Sensor of Global Change
Guest editors: Beatriz E. Modenutti & Esteban G. Balseiro

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