This is a scientific journal reporting on research in aquatic disciplines related to fisheries. IJFS is published four times per annum under permission of the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

 Research papers on fisheries and fishery-related subjects will be considered for publication. All material submitted must be original and unpublished works. Three categories of papers are considered for publication: “Original research papers”, “Short communications” and “Reviews”.

 Result of the living various species (contains animals and vegetal species) in various aquatic ecosystems, methods of propagation and culture of high value aquatic resources, pollutant agents and their effects to the environments of aquatic species, feeding, health and diseases of aquatic species, Research on fish processing and producing new products, approaching the best protection and stocks recovering and sustainable exploitation from live resources  and finally economic and social aspects of fisheries are the main scopes of the journal.

 The journal has been published since 1999 by the Iranian Fisheries Science Research Institute (IFSRI) , Iran.




Current Issue: Volume 20, Issue 2, Winter 2021 

5. Characterization of a high-affinity polyclonal antibody against the Cyprinus carpio (Linnaeus, 1758) intestinal tight junction protein occluding

Pages 343-357

Junchang Feng; Xiangrui Guo; Xulu Chang; Yuru Zhang; Xiaolin Meng; Ronghua Lu; Mengyuan Huang; Guoxing Nie; Jianxin Zhang

9. Determinants of fish distribution pattern and habitat preference in protected Karaj River, Iran

Pages 410-429

Seyed Mehdi Mostafavi; Mohammadreza Rahmani; Mohammad Kaboli; Asghar Abdoli

12. Cultivations of Arthrospira maxima (Spirulina) using ammonium sulfate and sodium nitrate as an alternative nitrogen sources

Pages 475-489

Neda Mirhosseini; Edgar Cano-Europa; Reza Davarnejad; Ahmad Hallajisani; Margarita Franco-Colín; Omid Tavakoli; Vanessa Blas-Valdivia

14. Heavy metals concentration profile of an aquatic environment and health implications of human exposure to fish and prawn species from an urban river (Densu)

Pages 529-546

Gordon Amankwaa; Yi Lu; Tianshu Liu; Ningwei Wang; Yu Luan; Yunfei Cao; Weihong Huang; Xiaoni Ni; Eric Gyimah

16. Study of coral reef benthic foraminiferal assemblages in Qeshm Island, Persian Gulf

Pages 558-571

Abdolvahab Maghsoudlou; Niloofar Olad Azimi; Pargol Ghavam Mostafavi; Babak Moghaddasi; Ali Mashinchian Moradi

19. Macrobenthos as bioindicator of ecological status in the Yekshabe creek-estuary, Persian Gulf

Sanaz Kosari; Rezvan Mousavi Nadushan; Reza Faremi; Keyvan Ejlali khanghah; Ali Mashinchian

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