CiteScore: 0.8
Upcoming Event
About Journal


"Aquaculture Studies (AquaSt)” is the successor to the “Yunus Research Bulletin (Yunus Araştırma Bülteni). Based on the experience and strengths of its predecessor, AquaSt has been developed to create a truly international forum for the communication of research in aquaculture science.

AquaSt is a refereed academic journal has been published free of charge and open accessed by Central Fisheries Research Institute. AquaSt was published biannually (June & November) from 2008 to 2020 and moved to a continuous publication model. Issues were/are being built gradually, with articles being added to the contents list as soon as they were/are ready. Upon completition of the issue (around the 1st and 15th day of each quarter), we close the issue and any new articles placed in the next issue. 4 issues per annum is published within this model in years 2020 and 2021. Starting with this issue (Volume:23 Issue:1) we will be publishing six issues (January, March, May, July, September and November) per annum covering research and requirements of all works within the areas of aquaculture.

Aims and Scope

The Journal publishes English language original research papers, critical review articles, short communications and technical notes on applied and scientific research relevant to freshwater, brackish and marine environments. It aims to address all aquaculture studies releated aquatic organisms such as:

* The biology, physiology and pathology of cultured fish, crustaceans, molluscs

* Cultured of alternative aquatic species.

* The developments of broodstock management techniques.

* Animal welfare; nutrition, feeding and stocking practices especially as they affect the health, behaviour, appetite, conversion efficiency and growth rates of cultured species.

* The developments of sustainable production techniques.

* The design and management of both offshore and land-based systems, as well as the integration and application of improved scientific and engineering technologies.

* Novel processing technologies and techniques for aquaculture products.

* The sociological, societal impacts and techno-economic assessments of aquaculture.

Journal Metrics


  • 123.400 annual downloads
  • 119.216 annual views

Citation metrics (2023)

  • 1.3 Citescore (Scopus)
  • Q4 CiteScore Best Quartile
  • 0.368 SNIP
  • 0.238 SJR
  • 25th Percentile


  • 75 days avg. from submission to first decision
  • 64 days avg. from submission to first post-review decision
  • 2 days avg. from acceptance to online publication
  • 18.4% acceptance rate