Journal of Fisheries of China (JFC) was founded in 1964. JFC is governed by China Association for Science and Technology, sponsored by China Society of Fisheries. JFC is double blind peer-reviewed and monthly Edited and published by the Editorial Office of Journal of Fisheries of China and co-published by Science Press.
JFC has the longest history among fisheries journals in China. It is aimed to promote the development of aquatic science research in China, strengthen international academic exchanges, and public the latest scientific achievements and research progress within the field. Most of the published articles belongs to the National Natural Science Foundation, the National Climbing Program, the "863" and "973" Programs, the National Key Science and Technology Program, the "Yangtze River Scholars Program", and other international cooperative research projects, reflecting new achievements and development trend of fisheries science and technology research in China.
The journal publishes original research articles in aquaculture and fisheries, with a variety of topics concerning fishery resources, aquaculture and reproduction, marine fishing, preservation and processing of aquatic products and comprehensive utilization, fishery waters environment protection, fishing vessels, fishery machinery and instruments. Both theoretical and empirical papers are welcomed, but combinations are particularly encouraged. Review papers are also accepted by JFC.
Indexing and Awards:
JFC is widely recognized by professionals in aquaculture and fisheries and is indexed by leading databases including China Science Citation Database (CSCD), China Science and Technology Papers Statistics Source Core Journals, Chinese Core Journals by Peking University, Chemical Abstracts (CA), Biological Abstracts (BA), Oceanic Abstracts (OA), Cambridge Scientific Abstracts (CSA), Ulrich's Periodicals Directory (UPD), Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts (ASFA), Zoological Record (ZR), CAB Abstracts, Global Health, Abstract Journal (AJ), Chinese Bibliographic Database of Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST China).
Top 100 Journals in China (2015, 2017);
100 Outstanding Academic Journals of China (2002-2009, 2011-2019, 2021);
Outstanding S&T Journals of China (2008, 2011, 2014, 2017, 2020);
Highest International Impact Academic Journals of China (2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018);
Excellent Journals in East China (2009, 2012, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2021);
Prestigious Academic Journals by Research Center for Chinese Science Evaluation (RCCSE) (2015, 2020);
Outstanding University Journals of Science in China (2017-2018, 2022);
Top 100 University Journals of Science in China (2020);
Top 100 Digital Journals (2016, 2018);
Outstanding Journals of China Society of Fisheries (2022);
Excellent University Journals of Shanghai (2014, 2016, 2018, 2021);
Funded by Excellent Journals (C) of China Association of Science and Technology (CAST) (2006-2008);
Funded by Excellent Journals (B) of CAST (2009-2011);
Funded by Journal Quality Improvement Project (B) of CAST (2012-2014);
Funded by TOP 50-Project of CAST (2015-2017);
Funded by Chinese Journals Developing Projects of CAST (2018);
Funded by Publishing Improvement Project of CAST (2021).
The target readers of the journal are scholars, technicians, management staff and college students in the field of aquaculture and fisheries. All contributions are subject to plagiarism detection and peer review. The operating expenses of the journal mainly come from sponsor’s grants, advertisement, APC and print subscription income.
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