Aim & Scope

Ege Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences (EgeJFAS) is open access, international, double-blind peer-reviewed journal publishing original research articles, short communications, technical notes, reports, and reviews in all aspects of fisheries and aquatic sciences.
The journal focuses on interdisciplinary studies that present new and useful information to the international scientific community/readership, and contribute to scientific progress. Before submitting your article, make sure it is suitable for the journal scope.

The main functional areas accepted into the journal are listed as follows:

• Marine and freshwater fisheries,
• Aquaculture,
• Vertebrate and invertebrate aquaculture (marine/freshwater),
• Planktonology and plankton culture,
• Living resources,
• Management and economics,
• Aquaponic,
• Seafood processing technology,
• Feeding and feed technologies,
• Fishing technology,
• Fisheries management,
• Population dynamics,
• Disease and treatment,
• Aquatic microbiology,
• Biology, physiology,
• Macroalgae,
• Biotechnology,
• Conservation and sustainability,
• Environments and ecology,
• Biogeography,
• Biodiversity,
• Climate effects,
• Pollution studies.

Ege Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences (EgeJFAS) has been published quarterly by Ege University Faculty of Fisheries since 1984.

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Peer Review Process
Papers are assigned to Section Editors by the Editor-in-Chief after pre-review process by Technical Editor. Reviewers are chosen by the Section Editors. Every attempt is made to obtain two reviews of each manuscript.

The Editor will ask advice from members of the Editorial Board when a dispute between reviewers and authors needs to be resolved.

The reviewer can provide comments for the authors, and separate comments to the Editor in the spaces provided.

Publication Frequency
The journal includes original scientific articles on a variety of different subjects both in Turkish and English and is published four times a year in March, June, September and December.
All articles receive DOI, are citable, published in PDF format.

The journal is published only as an e-journal since the 1st issue of 2020.

Page Charges
The journal does not charge any submission and publication fees. All authors/readers have free access to all papers.

Plagiarism Detection
In accordance with its publishing policies EgeJFAS requires plagiarism check for each study that has undergone the "Review Process". The iThenticate plagiarism checker software is used for plagiarism detection.