Aquatic Science and Technology

Aquatic Science and Technology (AST) is a peer-reviewed, multidisciplinary journal published by Macrothink Institute in open access model.

AST publishes original research papers and review articles dealing with aquatic systems (marine, wetlands, and freshwater systems) and their boundaries. Authors are encouraged to submit complete unpublished and original works, which are not under review in any other journals.

The scopes of the journal include, but not limited to, the following topic areas: Oceanography, Limnology, Aquatic biology, Aquatic chemistry, Aquatic ecology, Aquatic toxicology, Hydrology, Geology, Fisheries science, Aquaculture, Dynamics of aquatic ecosystems, Aquatic environmental monitoring, investigation and assessment, Aquatic pollution and remediation, Water treatment, Ocean engineering, Hydraulic engineering, Environmental economics and management, Conservation and utilization of aquatic resources.

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The publisher and journal have a policy of “Zero Tolerance on the Plagiarism”. We check the plagiarism issue through two methods: reviewer check and plagiarism prevention tool (

All submissions will be checked by iThenticate before being sent to reviewers.


Paper Selection and Publication Process

a). Upon receipt of paper submission, the Editor sends an E-mail of confirmation to the corresponding author within 1-3 working days. If you fail to receive this confirmation, your submission/e-mail may be missed. Please contact the Editor in time for that.

b). Peer review. The review process may take 2-3 weeks.

c). Notification of the result of review by E-mail.

d). The authors revise paper and pay publication fee (100USD).

e). E-journal in PDF is available on the journal’s webpage, free of charge for download. We aim to post articles online within 3 weeks of acceptance.



Call for Papers


Aquatic Science and Technology welcome papers in all aspects of aquatic research, including Oceanography, Limnology, Aquatic biology, Aquatic chemistry, Aquatic ecology, Aquatic toxicology, Hydrology, Fisheries science, Aquaculture, Aquatic pollution and remediation, Water treatment, Ocean engineering, Hydraulic engineering, Environmental economics and management, and relevant subjects.

For paper submission, please register with this website and submit your paper online.

If you have any questions, please contact with the Editor at

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Recruitment: Reviewers of Journal


Status: Part time
Working language: English
Working style: Internet-based
Payment: Volunteer job, no payment


Participation in the peer-review process is absolutely essential to the success and reputation of the journal. Reviewers along with the editors determine which work is of quality and significance; and, because of the extensive readership, what research and scholarship will ultimately have an impact on literacy in classrooms nationally and internationally. Reviewers are asked to promote our journals by submitting their own manuscripts for review, by recommending and encouraging other potential authors, by introducing the journal to potential readers and subscribers; and/or by communicating formally and informally with the editors about issues of relevance to the journal.


a). have a doctoral degree in the specific subject related closely to the journal;
b). have a job at a university or academic organization, in a teaching or research position;
c). have free time outside your regular job, at least 6 hours per month (2-4 papers for review per month);
d). be familiar with the APA citation system;
e). be fluent in academic and professional English;
f). have a strong interest in a scholarly journal;
g). work quickly and accurately to tight deadlines;
h). have an effective network in your research field.

How to apply

1. Find details and download application form at:
2. Send your application to

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Vol 3, No 1 (2015)

Aquatic Science and Technology, Vol. 3, No. 1, January 2015

Table of Contents


Distribution Characteristics of Nutrients in Wuleidao Bay and Jinghai Bay, Wendeng, China PDF
Hongtao Li, Guoqing Yu, Xiaoyu Liu pp. 1-17
Semiconductor Sequencing Reveals the Diversity of Bacterial Communities in an Amazonian Reservoir PDF
Diego Assis das Graças, Rommel Thiago Jucá Ramos, Pablo Gomes Sá, Rafael Azevedo Baraúna, Rubens Ghilardi Jr., Maria Paula Cruz Schneider, Artur Silva pp. 18-32
A Metamodel Simulation Based Optimisation Approach for the Tidal Turbine Location Problem PDF
Eduardo González-Gorbeña Eisenmann, Raad Yahya Qassim, Paulo Cesar Colonna Rosman pp. 33-58
Analysis of Lead (Pb) Content in the Mangrove Forest Area in Waiheru District, Ambon PDF
D. A. J. Selanno, J. W. Tuahatu, N. Chr. Tuhumury, G. I. Hatulesila pp. 59-69
Review of Magnetic Shark Deterrents: Hypothetical Mechanisms and Evidence for Selectivity PDF
Joshua Courtney, Ya’el Courtney, Michael Courtney pp. 70-81
Size-Selective Predation Mortality and Growth Rates of 0-group Bivalves Macoma balthica Modeled from Size Distributions PDF
Henrike Andresen, Rob Dekker, Jaap van der Meer pp. 82-95
Relative Weight of Brown Trout and Lake Trout in Blue Mesa Reservoir, Colorado PDF
Jessica Abbott, Kerri Schmidt, Michael Courtney pp. 96-102
Accumulation of Heavy Metals in Tissues of Long Tail Tuna from Karachi Fish Harbour, Pakistan PDF
Quratulan Ahmed, Levent Bat, Farzana Yousuf pp. 103-115

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