About Journal

E-ISSN: 2322-5270

P-ISSN: 2383-0956

International Journal of Aquatic Biology (IJAB) is an open access, peer-reviewed academic journal published by the Iranian Society of Ichthyology in collaboration with the Staff of Fisheries Department of the University of Tehran. IJAB publishes original research articles, high quality reviews and technical notes/short communication covering all aspects of biology of organisms living in marine and fresh waters. The main emphasis of IJAB lies in experimental work, both from the laboratory and the field. All members of the IJAB’s scientific board are from well-known universities and research institutes to ensure high-quality publications. Manuscripts are processed using an online system, ensuring efficient and timely evaluations. IJAB is published bimonthly in February, April, June, August, October and December.


Scopes of International Journal of Aquatic Biology includes:

  • Aquatic and marine biology including fish and fisheries biology, evolutionary biology, zoogeography and taxonomy
  • Limnology
  • Marine ecology
  • Aquatic physiology
  • Aquaculture
  • Stock assessment and population dynamics
  • Sea food processing and technology
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Aquatic environmental management
  • Oceanography


Open access

All articles published by IJAB are freely accessible online immediately upon publication. NPA Journals are the copyright holders of articles published in IJAB. There is no page charge for publishing in IJAB.


Reviewing process

The submitted articles will be peer-reviewed with three anonymous referees. Authors are encouraged to suggest four potential reviewers, however, the editorial board of IJAB has the right to accept or reject the suggested referees. The accepted articles may be subjected to further editing by the journal editorial staff before online publishing.


Certificated by: Ministry of Cultural and Islamic Guidance, I. R. Iran, No: 93/676; 8 April 2014


Abstracted/Indexed in

ISC (Islamic World Science Citation Center)

Index Copernicus (ICV 4.60 points)

DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals)

Google Scholar

ASFA (Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts) – ProQuest

The Global Impact Factor (GIF; IF=0.291)


PKP (Public Knowledge Project)

Citefactor indexing

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