Recognized as a leading journal in its field, Fisheries Science is internationally respected for its publication of basic and applied research articles in a broad range of subject areas relevant to fisheries science. It has a long tradition of publishing quality papers in such important topics as Fisheries, Biology, Aquaculture, Environment, Chemistry and Biochemistry, and Food Science and Technology. Each volume includes about 120 peer-reviewed articles. Fisheries Science is the official journal of the Japanese Society of Fisheries Science.

  • Has a rich history of presenting quality research in fisheries science and a range of related subjects
  • Coverage includes Fisheries, Biology, Aquaculture, Environment, Chemistry and Biochemistry, and Food Science and Technology
  • Official journal of the Japanese Society of Fisheries Science

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  • Masashi Maita
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Hybrid. Open Access options available

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1.173 (2019)
Impact factor
1.198 (2019)
Five year impact factor
50 days
Submission to first decision
169 days
Submission to acceptance
103,902 (2019)
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Electronic ISSN
1444-2906
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0919-9268
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