Ichthyological Research is an official journal of the Ichthyological Society of Japan and is published quarterly in January, April, July, and November. The journal primarily publishes research papers on original work, either descriptive or experimental, that advances the understanding of the diversity of fishes. Ichthyological Research strives to cover all aspects of fish biology, including taxonomy, systematics, evolution, biogeography, ecology, ethology, genetics, morphology, and physiology.

Ichthyological Research also publishes timely reviews and commentary on recent progress in active areas of research on fish biology.

The Editor-in-Chief is Yoshiaki Kai, Maizuru Fisheries Research Station, Field Science Education and Research Center, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan.

  • Publishes original research that advances the understanding of the diversity of fishes
  • Covers all aspects of fish biology, including taxonomy, systematics, evolution, biogeography, ecology, ethology, genetics, morphology, and physiology

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  • Tomoyuki Kokita
Managing Editor
  • Mizuki Matsunuma,
  • Gen Kume
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Hybrid. Open Access options available

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0.98 (2018)
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1.146 (2018)
Five year impact factor
24 days
Submission to first decision
118 days
Submission to acceptance
51,743 (2018)
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1616-3915
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1341-8998
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