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Focus and Scope

The International Journal of Recirculating Aquaculture (IJRA) is a peer-reviewed journal dedicated to the consolidation of research and applications expertise in the area of recirculation systems. The journal provides a forum for the open exchange of reliable information on the subject of recirculating aquaculture. IJRA covers all aspects of recirculating aquaculture, including water conservation, systems management, waste management, species selection & evaluation, breeding & genetics, larval rearing, growth & nutrition, aquatic medicine, fish health, diagnostic pathology, product quality, food safety, and marketing & economics.

Publication Frequency

The journal is published online as a continuous volume and issue throughout the year. Articles are made available as soon as they are ready to ensure that there are no unnecessary delays in getting content  publically available.

Special collections of articles are welcomed and will be published as part of the normal issue, but also within a separate collection page.

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

Authors of articles published remain the copyright holders and grant third parties the right to use, reproduce, and share the article according to the Creative Commons license agreement.

Archiving Policy

The journal’s publisher focuses on making content discoverable and accessible through indexing services. Content is also archived around the world to ensure long-term availability.

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