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  • An international journal covering all aspects of aquaculture
  • Examines the biology, physiology, pathology and genetics of cultured fish, crustaceans, molluscs, and plants
  • Covers facility design, sustainable production, water quality, marketing, quality improvement and societal impact
  • Official journal of the European Aquaculture Society

Aquaculture International is an international journal publishing original research papers, short communications, technical notes and review papers on all aspects of aquaculture. The Journal covers topics such as the biology, physiology, pathology and genetics of cultured fish, crustaceans, molluscs and plants, especially new species; water quality of supply systems, fluctuations in water quality within farms and the environmental impacts of aquacultural operations; nutrition, feeding and stocking practices, especially as they affect the health and growth rates of cultured species; sustainable production techniques; bioengineering studies on the design and management of offshore and land-based systems; the improvement of quality and marketing of farmed products; sociological and societal impacts of aquaculture, and more.

The Journal also publishes the following continuous Topical Collections and requests for Call for Papers:

  • Aquaponics and Biofloc
  • Epigenetics in Aquaculture
  • Future of Aquaculture Nutrition and Feed Research
  • Innovations in disease control and diagnosis
  • Smart agro-ecological practices for crustacean farming

Check the Journal Updates for details and Call for Papers.

Aquaculture International is the official journal of the European Aquaculture Society.

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  • Gavin Burnell
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1.363 (2019)
Impact factor
1.750 (2019)
Five year impact factor
67 days
Submission to first decision
182 days
Submission to acceptance
138,344 (2019)
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