Association for Biodiversity Conservation & Research


Biodiversity and Aquatic Research: An International Journal

About the journal

The Biodiversity and Aquatic Research: An International Journal, the official journal of the Association for Biodiversity Conservation & Research, is a interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed scholarly open access journal. The journal aims to advances further research, issues and problems covering all the aspects of marine and fresh water organisms.

Topics of interest to the journal include-

  • Freshwater and marine biology, including life history, evolution, biodiversity, biogeography, population genetics, invasive species, taxonomy
  • Ichthyology (morphology, taxonomy and new description of fish species, biogeography, biodiversity, conservation, ecology and general biology of fishes)
  • Conservation of living aquatic resources and environmental management
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Aquatic ecology
  • Aquaculture

Type of Journal: Academic/Scholarly
Format: Online
Journal Type- Open Access
Frequency: Published twice annually
Language: English
Article Processing Charges: Nil
Review Time: 8-12 weeks approximately
Contact and Submission e-mail:;

Please address inquiries about this journal to Prof. Dr. Arun S. Ninawe at . For general questions contact Mr. Smarajit Samal at or


 Prof. Dr. Arun S. Ninawe, Advisor, Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, New Delhi, 11003, India,

Editorial Board

Dr. Anil Chatterji, Director, Malkolak Institute of Marine Studies, Goa-403004, India,

Dr. Akbar John, INOCEM Research Station (IRS), Kulliyyah of Science, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), Kuantan, Malaysia,

Dr. Bisnu Prasad Dash  Ph.D, Professor, Department  of Bioscience &  Biotechnology, Fakir Mohan University, Odisha, India,

Dr. Bryan Raveen Nelson,  Kenyir Research Institute, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu, Malaysia,

Dr. J.R. Dhanze, Former Dean, College of Fisheries. Agartala(Tripura) CAU, Block no 6, Flat no. 3, HIMUDA Colony Basal, Solan-HP 173213,

Dr. S. T. Indulkar, Professor & Head, College of Fisheries, Shirgaon, Maharashtra, India,

Dr. A K Pandey, Former Principal Scientist, ICAR-National Bureau of Fish Genetic Resources (NBFGR), Lucknow, India,

Dr. P. Rangacharyulu, Principal Scientist & Head, Regional Fisheries Research Center of CIFA, Freshwater Farm,  Vijayawada, Andra Pradesh, India,

Dr. A. Balange, Principal Scientist, Central Institute of Fisheries Education, Andheri (west), Mumbai-400061, India,

Prof. Dr. Martin S. Kumar, International Fisheries Expert for World Bank and FAO collaboration Projects, Adjunct professor, School of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Flinders University of South Australia, Australia,

Dr. Siddhartha PatiInstitute of Tropical Biodiversity and Sustainable Development (Bio-D Tropika), University Malaysia Terengganu,21030 Kuala Nerus, Terengganu, Malaysia,

Managing Editor

Smarajit Samal, Association for Biodiversity Conservation & Research, Balasore, Odisha, India,