Aim and Scope

This journal aims to address the emerging trends in research and development in the areas of Aquatic Biology and Fisheries and provides a forum for the publication of papers in the areas of aquatic biology, fisheries science, aqua culture, socio-economics related to ecosystem services, fisheries and aquaculture, bioactive compounds from aquatic wealth and social benefits of aquatic sciences. The scope covers biology and ecology pertaining to inland and marine ecosystems, and multidisciplinary linkages of fisheries in the context of sustainable development. Both theoretical and practical papers are acceptable, including laboratory and field experimental studies relevant to aquatic biology and fisheries. Papers on the conservation of aquatic ecosystems and exploitable living resources are also included. Review articles and book reviews are also published. The overall objective of the journal is to promote multidisciplinary research papers to promote aquatic sciences and fisheries science. The journal is intended for academicians in aquatic biology and fisheries, fisheries scientists, aquatic biologists, policy makers, citizen scientists, policy makers and legislators.

Publication Frequency

The journal is bi-annual in publication and all the archival volumes are available in the website.


J. Aquat. Biol. Fish.
ISSN 2321 – 340X

Page charges

Normally, this journal does not levy page charges, except for special services such as printing colour pages and special issues on specific topics.


A PDF file of the paper and a hard copy of the journal will be supplied to the corresponding author on publication of the article. The journal does not provide reprints.

Published by
Department of Aquatic Biology and Fisheries
University of Kerala, Kariavattom,
Thiruvananthapuram- 695 581, Kerala, India
Telefax: +91 471 2308131 (Office)