Fishes is an international, peer-reviewed, scientific, open access journal published quarterly online by MDPI. It covers fishes and aquatic animals research. The Iberian Society of Ichthyology (SIBIC) is affiliated with Fishes and its members receive a discount on the article processing charges.
  • Open Access— free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High Visibility: indexed within Scopus, SCIE (Web of Science)AGRICOLA, FSTA, and many other databases.
  • Journal Rank: JCR - Q2 (Fisheries) / CiteScore - Q2 (Ecology)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 17.6 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.9 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the first half of 2021).
  • Recognition of Reviewers: reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in any MDPI journal, in appreciation of the work done.
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Impact Factor: 2.385 (2020) ; 5-Year Impact Factor: 2.117 (2020)
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Topic in Animals, Veterinary Sciences, Fishes
Animal Diseases in Agricultural Production Systems Editor-in-Chief: Mahmoud M. Naguib
Deadline: 31 July 2022
Special Issue in Fishes
Sustainable Aquaculture and Fisheries Guest Editor: Jeffrey Ren
Deadline: 15 December 2021
Special Issue in Fishes
Advances for Fish Genetics Guest Editor: Muhammad Aqeel Ashraf
Deadline: 20 December 2021
Special Issue in Fishes
Phytochemicals in Aquaculture Guest Editor: Francisco Moyano
Deadline: 31 January 2022
Special Issue in Fishes
Otoliths and Their Applications in Fishery Science Guest Editor: Josipa Ferri
Deadline: 15 February 2022
Topical Collection in Fishes
Fishes in Mediterranean Environments Collection Editor: Rafael Miranda
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