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:
Ecology and Conservation of Freshwater Bivalves (vol. 810)
Guest editors: Manuel P. M. Lopes-Lima, Ronaldo G. Sousa, Lyuba E. Burlakova, Alexander Y. Karatayev & Knut Mehler

Advances in Cephalopod Ecology and Life Cycles (vol. 808)
Guest editors: Erica A. G. Vidal, Ian G. Gleadall & Natalie A. Moltschaniswskyj

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

Forthcoming Special Issue(s):
Multifunctionality of Large Rivers
Guest editors: Helmut Habersack, Roswitha Samek & Markus Eder

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

Aspects of cyanobacterial biogeography, molecular ecology, functional ecology and systematics
Guest editors: Eugen Rott, Allan Pentecost & Jan Mares

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