About Aquaculture Journal


Aquaculture Journal (ISSN 2673-9496) is an international, scholarly, open access journal for research and studies on all aspects of aquaculture-related aquatic science, covering subject areas such as aquatic organisms, aquatic environments, aquatic related industries and techniques/technologies applied in aquatic resources and environments, etc. Aquaculture Journal addresses the challenges associated with sustainable aquatic resources/environments as well as the maintenance of healthy aquatic organisms and ecosystems under changing environments.


Aquaculture Journal focuses on a variety of research areas, including but not limited to the following:

  • Feeding and nutrition
  • Physiology and metabolism
  • Genetics and genomics
  • Pathology and health
  • Immunology
  • Microbiology
  • Production systems
  • Aquatic environment
  • Aquatic organisms

Related Industries:

  • Fishery
  • Aquaculture
  • Fishing industry
  • Biological energy source industry
  • Socio–economic interactions based on aquatic environments
  • Technological solutions for sustainable fish and shellfish farming

Other Related Techniques and Methods:

  • Aquaponics;
  • Multi-trophic aquaculture;
  • Water quality management;
  • Intensive and extensive systems;
  • Recirculation aquaculture systems
  • Remote sensing, satellite data and image processing;
  • Geographic Information Systems;
  • Mathematics, numerical modeling and statistics;
  • Engineering and technology of aquatic environments.

MDPI Publication Ethics Statement

Aquaculture Journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). MDPI takes the responsibility to enforce a rigorous peer-review together with strict ethical policies and standards to ensure to add high quality scientific works to the field of scholarly publication. Unfortunately, cases of plagiarism, data falsification, inappropriate authorship credit, and the like, do arise. MDPI takes such publishing ethics issues very seriously and our editors are trained to proceed in such cases with a zero tolerance policy. To verify the originality of content submitted to our journals, we use iThenticate to check submissions against previous publications. MDPI works with Publons to provide reviewers with credit for their work.

Book Reviews

Authors and publishers are encouraged to send review copies of their recent related books to the following address. Received books will be listed as Books Received within the journal's News & Announcements section.

St. Alban-Anlage 66
CH-4052 Basel

Copyright / Open Access

Articles published in Aquaculture Journal will be Open-Access articles distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY). The copyright is retained by the author(s). MDPI will insert the following note at the end of the published text:

© 2021 by the authors; licensee MDPI, Basel, Switzerland. This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).


Reprints may be ordered. Please contact for more information on how to order reprints.

Announcement and Advertisement

Announcements regarding academic activities such as conferences are published for free in the News & Announcements section of the journal. Advertisement can be either published or placed on the pertinent website. Contact e-mail address is .

Editorial Office

Ms. Phyllis He
Managing Editor

For further MDPI contacts, see here.

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