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Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters

An international journal for field-orientated ichthyology

ISSN 0936-9902

Impact factor
2007: 0.730
2008: 0.754
2009: 0.940
2012: 1.648

4 issues per year
[in English, few contributions in French]
numerous illustrations – 24 x 17 cm. Paperback

Standing order, beginning with volume 26 at a reduced subscription price
(valid for all new standing orders and in the following years only if paid prior to end of January; afterwards the price for individual volumes is valid):

institutional order:  Euro 180.00
private order:  Euro 100.00

Please note that for all subscriptions we need a three months cancellation time to the end of the year and volume. This means, that we extend the individual "yearly basis" subscriptions automatically when we have no cancellation received until the end of September.

Individual volumes (1-25):

institutional order:  Euro 200.00
private order:  Euro 150.00

Back issues (volumes 1-20) in one set at a reduced price:

institutional order: 
Euro 4,000.00]
Euro 3,000.00
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Euro 3,000.00]
Euro 2,000.00

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The aim of

Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters

is the rapid publication of papers resulting from field work in ichthyology and the documentation of the biodiversity of freshwater fishes:
taxonomic diversity
ecological diversity
ethological diversity
reproductive diversity
zoogeographical diversity

The emphasis is on tropical environments and fauna, but papers on subtropical and temperate fishes are also regularly published. The main focus is systematics and biology at the organism-level.

Although no single approach is proscribed, the following kinds of articles have been published:
descriptions of new taxa, systematic revisions, and identification keys;
ecology, ethology, and reproductive biology, preferably based on field observation;
zoogeography and exploration reports;
data on status of threathened or endangered species and biota.

Four fascicles of 96 pages (17 × 24 cm) are published each year, including many colour illustrations. In the last 25 years (volume 1-25), Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters has published 779 papers, including the descriptions of 70 new genera and 923 new species of fishes from all continents, making it one of the most important ichthyological journals.

Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters is indexed in:
Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts
BIOLIS – Biologische Literatur Information Senckenberg
Cambridge Scientific Abstracts
Current Contents/Agriculture, Biology & Environmental Sciences and SCIE
Zoological Record

Managing Editor:
Maurice Kottelat, Rue des Rauraques 6
CH–2800 Delémont, Switzerland
Tel. +41 32 4623175
Fax +41 32 4622259
E-mail mkottelat@dplanet.ch

Editorial board
Ralf Britz, Department of Zoology, The Natural History Museum, London, United Kingdom
Sven O. Kullander, Naturhistoriska Riksmuseet, Stockholm, Sweden
Helen K. Larson, Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin, Australia
Lukas Rüber, Department of Zoology, The Natural History Museum, London, United Kingdom
Ivan Sazima, Departamento de Zoologia & Museu de História Natural, Campinas, Brazil
Paul H. Skelton, South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity, Grahamstown, South Africa
Heok Hui Tan, Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum, National University of Singapore, Singapore


Copyright © 2015 Verlag Dr. Friedrich Pfeil