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:
Proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on Cladocera (vol. 798)
Guest editors: Adam Petrusek & Piet Spaak

Evolving rotifers, evolving science (vol. 796)
Guest editors: Miloslav Devetter, Diego Fontaneto, Christian D. Jersabek, David B. Mark Welch,  Linda May & Elizabeth J. Walsh

The Importance of Small Water Bodies: Insights from Research (vol. 793)
Guest editors: Mary Kelly-Quinn, Jeremy Biggs & Stefanie von Fumetti

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

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

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

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