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  • Covers biological research in both limnology and oceanography
  • Publishes research on molecular, organism and ecosystem / community levels
  • Presents theoretical and experimental research
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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 biological research in 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
days from submission to first decision
10 days from final acceptance to online publication
…% acceptance rate (2019)
5-Year Impact Factor: 2.541 (2018) - Cited half-life: 12.6 years
JCR®, Clarivate Analytics
Google Scholar h5-index: 41 - Ranks 15th in the category “Marine Sciences and Fisheries” (2019)

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  • Koen Martens
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Hybrid. Open Access options available

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2.325 (2018)
Impact factor
2.541 (2018)
Five year impact factor
53 days
Submission to first decision
191 days
Submission to acceptance
684,868 (2018)

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Issue 7, April 2020

Emerging Trends in Aquatic Ecology III

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