Environmental Biology of Fishes is an international journal that publishes original studies on the ecology, life history, epigenetics, behavior, physiology, morphology, systematics and evolution of marine and freshwater fishes. Empirical and theoretical papers are published that deal with the relationship between fishes and their external and internal environment, whether natural or unnatural. The journal concentrates on papers that advance the scholarly understanding of life and draw on a variety of disciplines in reaching this understanding. Papers focusing on cartilaginous fishes are particularly welcome, in keeping with the journal’s expanded aim to serve as the leading venue for studies on the environmental biology of sharks, skates, and rays to complement those on the diversity of other marine and freshwater fishes.

Environmental Biology of Fishes publishes original papers, review papers, brief communications, editorials, book reviews and special issues. Find out more about  Article Types and submission requirements in the journal's  Submission Guidelines. There are no page charges to publish in this journal.
 

Why publish in EBFI?

  • The journal’s diverse and international editorial board includes representation across many sub-specialties of research
  • The journal welcomes authors to collaborate and contribute to special thematic issues and topical supplements for consideration
  • EBFI invites original contributions that emphasize the relationship between fishes and their external and internal environment
  • The journal’s primary focus is on the ecology, life history, epigenetics, behavior, physiology, morphology and evolution of marine and freshwater fishes

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Editor-in-Chief
  • Margaret F. Docker
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Hybrid (Transformative Journal). How to publish with us, including Open Access

Journal metrics

1.798 (2021)
Impact factor
1.881 (2021)
Five year impact factor
54 days
Submission to first decision (Median)
201,411 (2021)
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1573-5133
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0378-1909
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