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Instructions for authors

International Aquatic Research is an international peer-reviewed journal that publishes original research articles, short communications, and review articles in a broad range of areas relevant to all aspects of aquatic sciences (freshwater and marine waters). IAR is an open access journal which can be freely accessed by everyone. IAR aims to publish about 25 articles per year (each volume), therefore the strongest articles will be welcomed and published in IAR.

The main research areas include:

  • Aquaculture
  • Ecology
  • Food science and technology
  • Molecular biology
  • Nutrition
  • Physiology
  • Water quality

Each article type published by International Aquatic Research follows a specific format, as detailed in the corresponding instructions for authors; please choose an article type from the list on the left to view the instructions for authors.

The instructions for authors includes information about preparing a manuscript for submission to International Aquatic Research, criteria for publication and the online submission process. Other relevant information about the journal's policies, the refereeing process and so on can be found in 'About this journal'.

International Aquatic Research publishes the following article types:

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Authors and referees are asked to declare any competing interests.

Copyright rests with the authors. For more information on copyright of articles, see our publisher's copyright and license policy.