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International Aquatic Research

International Aquatic Research

Editor-in-Chief: Mohammad R. Ghomi

ISSN: 2008-4935 (print version)
ISSN: 2008-6970 (electronic version)

Journal no. 40071


Mohammad Reza Ghomi
Islamic Azad University,  Tonekabon, Iran

Associate Editors:

  • Soottawat Benjakul, Prince of Songkla University, Thailand
  • Elena Tricarico, University of Florence, Italy
  • Wagner C. Valenti, Sao Paulo State University – UNESP, Brazil

Executive Editor:

  • Hamid Faghani, Islamic Azad University, Tonekabon, Iran

Editorial board:

    • Laura Aquiloni, University of Florence, Italy
    • Augustine Arukwe, Norwegian University of Science & Technology (NTNU), Norway
    • Yusuf Bozkurt, İskenderun Technical University, Turkey
    • Benigno Elvira, University of Madrid, Spain
    • Athanasios Exadactylos, University of Thessaly, Greece
    • Patrick Fink, University of Cologne, Germany
    • Fernando de la Gandara, Instituto Español de Oceanografia,  Spain
    • Francesco Gai, Italian National Research Council, Italy
    • Malcolm Jobling,  University of Tormsø, Norway
    • Wolfgang Johannes Junk, Max Planck-Institute for Limnology, Plön, Germany
    • Jan Kubečka, Institute of Hydrobiology, České Budějovice, Czech Republic
    • Sajid Maqsood, UAE University, United Arab Emirates
    • Farhad Mashayekhi, University of Guilan, Iran
    • Cosmas Nathanailides, Technological Education Institute of Epiros, Greece
    • Wing-Keong Ng, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
    • Mehdi Nikoo, Urmia University, Iran
    • Mahmoudreza Ovissipour, Washington State University, USA
    • Rodrigo Ozorio, CIIMAR, Portugal
    • Giuliana Parisi, University of Florence, Italy
    • Alan Pike, University of Aberdeen, UK
    • Barbara Rasco, Washington State University, USA
    • Valery Rasskazov, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia
    • Sergi Sabater, Universitat de Girona, Spain     
    • Gianluca Sara, University of Palermo, Italy
    • Marco Saroglia, University of Insubria, Italy
    • Anke Schwarzenberger, University of Cologne, Germany
    • Zhimin Shi, South-West University Rongchang, China 
    • Shi-Yen Shiau, National Taiwan Ocean University, Taiwan
    • Benedetto Sicuro, University of Turin, Italy
    • Natalia Soares Quinete, Florida International University, USA
    • Loredana Stabili, Istituto per l'Ambiente Marino Costiero del Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (IAMC-CNR), Italy
    • Yordan Stefanov Staykov, Trakia University, Bulgaria
    • Werner Steffens, German Fisheries Association, Germany
    • Albert G.J. Tacon, Aquatic Farms Ltd, Kaneohe, USA
    • Kim D. Thompson, Moredun Research Institute, Pentlands Science Park, Midlothian, UK
    • Elena Tricarico, University of Florence, Italy
    • Hiroshi Ueda, Hokkaido University, Japan
    • Maria Eugenia Vega-Cendejas, Centro de Investigación y de Estudios Avanzados del IPN- Unidad Mérida, Mexico
    • Josef Velisek, University of South Bohemia, Czech Republic
    • Paola Venier, Universita degli Studi di Padova,  Italy
    • Sergio Vitale, Italian National Research Council, Unit of Mazara del Vallo, Italy
    • Judith S. Weis, The State University of New Jersey, USA
    • Patrick Williot, Sturgeon Consultant, France
    • Sven Würtz, Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries, Germany
    • Manuel Yúfera, Instituto de Ciencias Marinas de Andalucia (CSIC), Spain
    • Daniel Żarski, University of Warmia and Mazury, Poland

In Memoriam

Francesca Gherardi, University of Florence, Italy

Hamid Reza Jamalzadeh, Islamic Azad University, Iran

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    International Aquatic Research is an international journal that publishes original research articles, short communications, and review articles in a broad range of areas relevant to all aspects of aquatic sciences (freshwater and marine waters). IAR is an open access journal which can be freely accessed by everyone. The Journal specifically strives to increase the knowledge of most aspects of applied researches in both cultivated and wild aquatic animals in the world.

    The main research areas include:

    • Aquaculture
    • Ecology
    • Food science and technology
    • Molecular biology
    • Nutrition
    • Physiology
    • Water quality
    • Climate Change
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