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 Authors are encouraged to submit complete unpublished and original works, which are not under review in any other journals.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 2, No 2 (2014)

Aquatic Science and Technology, Vol. 2, No. 2, July 2014

Table of Contents


Changes of Growth and Nutrient-relating Enzymatic Activities of Sargassum thunbergii When Exposed to Different Nutrient Conditions PDF
Yong Liu, Haili Tan pp. 1-13
Impact of an Acute Sublethal Exposure of Endosulfan on Early Juvenile Lobster (Homarus americanus) PDF
Dounia Daoud, Wayne L. Fairchild, Michel Comeau, Benoit Bruneau, Martin D. Mallet, Paula M. Jackman, Kadra Benhalima, Panagiotis Berillis, Elena Mente pp. 14-40
Improving Weight-Length Relationships in Fish to Provide More Accurate Bioindicators of Ecosystem Condition PDF
Ya’el Courtney, Joshua Courtney, Michael Courtney pp. 41-51
Penis Malformations in Leucozonia nassa (Gmelin, 1792) and Leucozonia ocellata (Gmelin, 1791) in a TBT Contaminated Region from Brazil PDF
Mercia B. Costa, Bruna S. Mardegan, Gabriela C. Zamprogno, Felipe C. Pedruzzi, Letícia de Morais, Gabriel Bautz Dalbem, Daniele Angeli da Silva, Jones Bernardes Graceli pp. 52-66
Detection of Phytochelatin and Glutathione in Seagrass Thalassia hemprichii as a Detoxification Mechanism Due to Lead Heavy Metal Exposure PDF
Charlotha I. Tupan, E. Y. Herawati, D. Arfiati, Aulanni’am Aulanni’am pp. 67-78

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