Fishes is an international, peer-reviewed, scientific, open access journal published bimonthly online by MDPI. It covers fishes and aquatic animals research. The Iberian Society of Ichthyology (SIBIC) and the Brazilian Society of Aquaculture and Aquatic Biology (Aquabio) are affiliated with Fishes and their 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)PubAg, FSTA, and other databases.
  • Journal Rank: JCR - Q2 (Fisheries) / CiteScore - Q2 (Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 19 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.8 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the first half of 2022).
  • 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: 3.170 (2021) ; 5-Year Impact Factor: 3.098 (2021)
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Topic in Agriculture, Agronomy, Animals, Fishes, Poultry
Sustainable Development of Natural bioactive compounds/Products in Animal Resource and Agriculture Science Topic Editors: In Ho Kim, Shanmugam Sureshkumar, Balamuralikrishnan Balasubramanian
Deadline: 31 December 2022
Topic in Aquaculture Journal, Fishes, Foods, Nutrients, Oceans
Future Foods from the Sea Topic Editors: Haohao Wu, Yanbo Wang, Na Sun
Deadline: 31 May 2023
Topic in Agronomy, Applied Biosciences, Fermentation, Fishes, Foods
Production of Microbial Secondary Metabolites from Organic Wastes and Investigation of Their Potential Applications Topic Editors: San-Lang Wang, Van Bon Nguyen
Deadline: 25 July 2023
Special Issue in Fishes
Fish Nutrition and Physiology Guest Editors: Kangle Lu, Hongyan Tian, Songlin Li
Deadline: 15 August 2022
Special Issue in Fishes
Discovery and Utilization of Fish Resistance Genes Guest Editor: Qianghua Xu
Deadline: 10 September 2022
Special Issue in Fishes
Emerging Technologies for Sustainable Aquaculture Guest Editor: Yubang Shen
Deadline: 21 September 2022
Special Issue in Fishes
Aquaculture Vaccine Development: Disease Control and Prevention Guest Editor: Myung-Hwa Jung
Deadline: 30 September 2022
Topical Collection in Fishes
Fishes in Mediterranean Environments Collection Editor: Rafael Miranda
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