Aim & Scope

Aquatic Sciences and Engineering is an international, scientific, open access periodical published in accordance with indepen¬dent, unbiased, and double-blinded peer-review principles. The journal is the official publication of İstanbul University Faculty of Aquatic Sciences and it is published quarterly on January, April, July, and October. The publication language of the journal is English and continues publication since 1987. Aquatic Sciences and Engineering aims to contribute to the literature by publishing manuscripts at the highest scientific level on all fields of aquatic sciences. The journal publishes original research and review articles that are prepared in accordance with the ethical guidelines.


The scope of the journal includes but not limited to; aquaculture science, aquaculture diseases, feeds, and genetics, ecological interactions, sustainable systems, fisheries development, fisheries science, fishery hydrography, aquatic ecosystem, fisheries management, fishery biology, wild fisheries, ocean fisheries, biology, taxonomy, stock identification, functional morphology freshwater, brackish and marine environment, marine biology, water conservation and sustainability, inland waters protection and management, seafood technology and safety.

The target audience of the journal includes specialists and professionals working and interested in all disciplines of aquatic sciences.

General topics for publications include, but are not limited to the following fields:

·         Aquaculture Science/Aquaculture Diseases/Feeds/Genetics/

·         Ecological Interactions/Sustainable Systems/Fisheries Development

·         Fisheries Science/Fishery Hydrography

·         Aquatic Ecosystem/Fisheries Management

·         Fishery Biology/Wild Fisheries/Ocean Fisheries

·         Biology/Taxonomy

·         Stock Identification/Functional Morphology

·         Freshwater, Brackish and Marine Environment

·         Marine Biology

·         Water conservation and sustainability

·         Inland waters protection and management

·         Seafood technology and safety

Period Months
January April July October

openaccess.jpgOpen Access Statement:

This is an open access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author. This is in accordance with the BOAI definition of open access.