Aim & Scope

   The journal “AQUATIC RESEARCH” is an international, scientific, open access journal published in accordance with the principles of independent, impartial and double-blind refereeing. The journal is published quarterly in January, April, July, and October to contribute to the literature by publishing articles at the highest scientific level in all fields of aquatic sciences. The publication language of the journal is English or Turkish, and it has been published since 2018.

     The journal publishes original research and review articles prepared in accordance with ethical rules.

The publication of the "AQUATIC RESEARCH" journal are not limited to these; Aquatic Biology, Aquatic Ecology, Aquatic Environment and Pollutants, Aquaculture, Conservation and Management of Aquatic Source, Economics and Managements of Fisheries, Fish Diseases and Health, Fisheries Resources and Management, Genetics of Aquatic Organisms, Limnology, Maritime Sciences, Marine Accidents, Marine Navigation and Safety, Marine and Coastal Ecology, Oceanography, Seafood Processing and Quality Control, Seafood Safety Systems, Sustainability in Marine and Freshwater Systems etc. covers topics. The target audience of the journal consists of experts and professionals working and interested in all disciplines of aquatic sciences.

Processing and publication are free of charge with the journal. There is no article processing charges or submission fees for any submitted or accepted articles. Statements or opinions expressed in articles published in the journal reflect the views of the author(s), not the views of the editors, editorial board and/or publisher; The editors, editorial board, and publisher do not accept any responsibility or liability for such materials.

To guarantee that all papers published in the journal are maintained and permanently accessible, articles are stored in Dergipark ( which serves as a national archival web site and at the same time permits LOCKSS to collect, preserve, and serve the content. All expenses of the journal are covered by the ScientificWebJournals web portal.

In addition, authors are encouraged to self-archive the final PDF version of their articles in open electronic archives that comply with Open Archive Initiative ( standards. Authors should provide a link from the stored version to the journal website URL.

Editor in Chief: Prof. Nuray ERKAN

Address: Istanbul University Faculty of Aquatic Sciences Food Safety Department Kalenderhane Mah. 16 Mart Şehitleri Cad. No:2 34134 Vezneciler Fatih / Istanbul, Turkey

Phone: +90 212 4555700/20130

Header photos (web and others) from Ferhan Coşkun, Türkiye



Period Months
January April July October


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Open 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.

Archiving Policy:

Archiving is done according to TÜBİTAK ULAKBİM "DergiPark" publication policy (LOCKSS).