About the Journal

Aquatic Science and Technology (ISSN 2168-9148) is a peer-reviewed international scientific and open access journal published by Bigedu Foundation. AST's primary goal is to publish original research papers and review articles dealing with aquatic systems (marine, wetlands, and freshwater systems) and their boundaries. It is published in online version which is free to access and download. The journal accepts Online submission and Email submission. All manuscripts and any supplementary material can be submitted via the journal’s online submission or email to ast@bigedu.org.

AST is included in:

Areas include but are not limited to:
  • Aquaculture
  • Aquatic Biology
  • Aquatic Chemistry
  • Aquatic Ecology
  • Aquatic Environmental Monitoring
  • Aquatic Pollution and Remediation
  • Aquatic Toxicology
  • Conservation and Utilization of Aquatic Resources
  • Dynamics of Aquatic Ecosystems
  • Fisheries Science
  • Investigation and Assessment

Paper Selection and Publication Process

a). Upon receipt of paper submission, the Editor sends an E-mail of confirmation to the corresponding author within 1-3 working days. If you fail to receive this confirmation, your submission/e-mail may be missed. Please contact the Editorial Assistant in time for that.

b). Peer review. We use a double-blind system for peer review; both reviewers’ and authors' identities remain anonymous. The submitted manuscript will be reviewed by at least two experts: one editorial staff member as well as one to three external reviewers. The review process may take four to ten weeks. In some rare cases, according to the recommendations from editors and reviewers, a second round of peer review may be initiated. 

c). Notification of the result of review by E-mail.

d). The authors revise paper and pay an Article Processing Charge (100USD).

e). E-journal in PDF is available on the journal’s webpage, free of charge for download. We aim to post articles online within 3 weeks of acceptance.

NOTE:
The publisher and journal have a policy of "Zero Tolerance on the Plagiarism". We check the plagiarism issue through two methods: reviewer check and plagiarism prevention tool (ithenticate.com). All submissions will be checked by iThenticate before being sent to reviewers.

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Aquatic Science and Technology
Published: 2021-07-31
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