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International Journal of Aquaculture (IJA) has no external editorial board. Instead, global recognized scientists in this field are invited to serve as peer reviewers. All editorial decisions are made by an editorial team of full-time professional editors.

Senior Academic Editor: Robert J.T. Zhu (robert.jt.zhu@sophiapublisher.com)

Managing Director: Annie Nyu (annie.nyu@sophiapublisher.com)

Publishing Manager: Julie M. Rolland (edit@ija.biopublisher.ca)
 
Chief Illustrator: Ben Zhong

 

Acknowledgement

 

It is our unswerving aim to make IJA the world's most outstanding publishing platform for academic journals in aquaculture, and peer-review is the most important for improving the quality of the work that we published. So here we’d like to express our special gratitude for those peer-reviewers who have done excellent review(s) for us:

 

Tzong-Der Tzeng

Professor, Dean of College of liberal education, She-Te University, Taiwan

Research interest: Population genetics and fisheries biology of marine organisms have been the major research focus in my lab. One of the major accomplishments is to develop molecular markers for marine shrimps and to address phylogenetic and population genetic questions. Population (or stock) discrimination by using morphological characters was also conducted, and species analyzed included marine shrimps and fish. Permutation test with discriminating ratio was developed and utilized in our papers. Stock assessment for albacore in the Atlantic ocean using ASPM have been executing recently.  

Desislava Rozdina

PhD, Laboratory of Ichthyology and Aquaculture, Department of Common and Applied Hydrobiology, Faculty of Biology, Sofia University, Bulgaria
Research interest:  The major fields of my scientific research are fish ecology and ichthyology, mainly temp of growth, reproduction, population structure, fish conservation and etc. I also work in the field of aquatic- and ichthyotoxicology, and fish diseases in aquaculture. My latest work has been focused on studying basic population-biology parameters, temp of growth and heavy metals accumulation in Alosa immaculata fromDanubeRiver.

Ma. Eugenia Vega-Cendejas

PhD, Center for Research and Advanced Studies of National Polytechnic Institute (IPN), Mexico
Research interest: Dra Vega-Cendejas studies on taxonomy and ecology of estuarine and freshwater fish communities. Also she has evaluated fish communities on impacted ecosystems and studied trophodynamics and energy fluxes in coastal ecosystems considering fish associations (structure) and the use of the ecosystem (function). She has contributed to Mexican ichthyological diversity and carried our explorations and taxonomic evaluations in protected areas (natural reserves). Recently She has integrated genetic and morphometric analysis for the fish taxonomy and ecological studies.

Okan Akyol

Professor Dr., Faculty of Fisheries, Ege University, Dep. of Fish Capture Technology and Fish Processing, Izmir, Turkey
Research Interest: Fisheries biology and population dynamics of marine species, fishing technology, zoogeographic distribution of marine species, interactions between fisheries and aquaculture. He has 20 years academic experience and so far, ha has 120 papers in national and international journals.

Zarrien Ayub

PhD, Centre of Excellence in Marine Biology, University of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan
Research interest: Shellfish biology and aquaculture. Dr. Zarrien Ayub did her M. Phil. and Ph. D. in Marine Biology from the Centre, University of Karachi, Pakistan. Her Ph. D. work was based on the reproductive biology of penaeid shrimps. She did her postdoctoral study on  Development of biosecure, sustainable and cost-effective nursery and grow-out technology for the penaeid shrimps  from Texas A & M, University System, USA. She was nominated as one of the trainee in a three year CLIMA project 2006-2009 on Euro-Asian Research and Training in Climate Change Management.

 

Renato M. Honji

PhD, Laboratory of Metabolism and Reproduction of Aquatic Organism, Physiology Department, Institute of Biosciences, University of S o Paulo (IB-USP), Brazil
Research interest: Comparative physiology, especially on reproductive physiology and metabolism applied in aquaculture. Within this context, emphasizing those aspects: brain-pituitary-gonad axis; sex determination and differentiation; gametogenesis; energy metabolism; conservation physiology of endangered species; fish behavior; broodstock management and hormonal manipulations in fish reproduction; ecotoxicology and molecular biology.

Tamer El-Sayed Aly

Associate professor of marine biology, Oceanography Department, Faculty of Science, Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt
Research interest: 1) Producing of Nile tilapia in marine water by genetic engineering, in intensive system; 2) Rearing of Cat fish in different water salinities in close water systems; 3) Alternative protein sources (such as sea weeds and algae) for Nile Tilapia; 4) Design of a zero-discharge tilapia recirculating system.

Nashat A. Hamidan

Conservation specialist, The Royal Society for the Conservation of Nature, Jordan
Research interest: Part of his work is focusing on the freshwater fish conservation and restoration. He established the Conservation project for the Azraq killifish Aphanius sirhani, and he was involved in many fish surveys and conservation project especially focusing on the endemics and critically endangered. His published work focused on the status of Jordanian freshwater fish, their conservation, and adaptation strategies in the context of harsh desert environmental conditions. He established some Ichthyofaunal surveys in United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, and Oman.

Swapnaja A. Mohite

Professor, Dept. Aquaculture, College of Fisheries, Ratnagiri, Maharashtra, India
Research interest: Fisheries management with doctorate in aquaculture. Dr. Mohite has worked on the biology of molluscs, especially clams. So far she has published about 48 papers in national and international journals and 4 books by international publisher. Currently she is working on a project entitled "Inventory and bio-prospecting of marine invertebrates of Maharashtra (India) with special emphasis on sponges and associated micro-organisms". She is in this field for last 20 years.

Md. Abdul Kader

PhD in Fisheries Science, School of Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu, Malaysia
Research interest: Aquaculture, Aquatic Animal Nutrition, Nutritional Biotechnology, Nutritional Immunology, Environmental aspects of Aquaculture.

 

Vaitheeswaran Thiruvengadam

PhD in Fisheries College and Research Institute, Tamil Nadu Fisheries University, O.M.R. Campus, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Research interest: Fisheries stock assessment of (FiSAT software) finfishes and shellfishes, Biodiversity assessment of (Primer V 6 software) and taxonomy of crustaceans viz., prawn, shrimp, spiny lobster, squat lobster and crab.

 

Patricio Solimano

Prof. Dr. School of technology, production and environment. UNRN, Argentina

Research interest: Aquaculture and fisheries management in Patagonia. Mainly Fish nutrition, recreatinal fisheries, and ecology and biology of invasive fish species in the north Patagonia (Comun Carp). 

 

L. Prabhadevi

Assistant professor, Department of biology, Ambo University, Ambo, Ethiopia

Research interest: She has been engaged in teaching and research in Aquatic science, Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish processing technology for the past 25 years. Her first degree was in Zoology and post-graduation in Marine biology. She has been focusing on integrated fish farming especially rice and fish co-culture and formulating fish feeds by utilizing agricultural by-products and other aquatic vegetation. Her studies also include the hydrobiology of lakes and rivers of Ethiopia which are least explored as well as extending support to farmers to establish fish ponds and fish hatcheries.