Journal History

2016 The inaugural issue was released. Fishes was published as a quarterly journal.
2018 Fishes announced the first edition of the Travel Award.
2019 Fishes was indexed in Scopus—Elsevier.
2020 The Iberian Society of Ichthyology (SIBIC) became affiliated to Fishes.
2021 Fishes was indexed in Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE)—Web of Science (Clarivate Analytics).
Fishes received its first Impact Factor (2.385).

established the following sections:
Nutrition and Feeding
Welfare, Health and Disease;
Genetics and Biotechnology;
Physiology and Biochemistry;
Biology and Ecology;
Fishery Economics, Policy, and Management;
Taxonomy, Evolution, and Biogeography;
Sustainable Aquaculture;
Environment and Climate Change.
2022 Fishes adopted a bimonthly publication schedule.
Brazilian Society of Aquaculture and Aquatic Biology (Aquabio) became affiliated to Fishes.
Fishes announced the first edition of the Best Paper and Outstanding Reviewer awards.
Fishes received its 2021 Impact Factor (3.170). 
2023 Fishes adopted a monthly publication schedule.

established the following sections:
Aquatic Invertebrates;
Fish Pathology and Parasitology.

Fishes received its 2022 Impact Factor (2.3), ranked 34/106 (Q2) in "Marine & Freshwater Biology" and 22/54 (Q2) in "Fisheries".
Fishes published its 1,000th paper.


2016–present Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Maria Angeles Esteban

Section Editor-in-Chief

2021–present Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Eric Hallerman for the section on Genetics and Biotechnology
Section Editor-in-Chief:
Prof. Dr. Wagner C. Valenti for the section on Sustainable Aquaculture
Section Editor-in-Chief
: Prof. Dr. Marina Paolucci for the section on Nutrition and Feeding
2022–present Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Joseph Quattro for the section on Taxonomy, Evolution, and Biogeography
Section Editor-in-Chief:
Prof. Dr. Bror Jonsson for the section on Biology and Ecology
2023–present Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Rodolphe Elie Gozlan for the section on Welfare, Health and Disease
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