Aquatic Science and Technology

From 2022, "Aquatic Science and Technology" (ISSN 2168-9148) will be published by Bigedu Foundation. The publishing process and editorial board members remain unchanged. Please click HERE to view the new website. If you have any questions, please contact

Aquatic Science and Technology (ISSN 2168-9148) is a peer-reviewed international scientific and open access journal published by Macrothink Institute. AST's primary goal is to publish original research papers and review articles dealing with aquatic systems (marine, wetlands, and freshwater systems) and their boundaries. It is published in online version which is free to access and download.

AST is included in:

Areas include but are not limited to:
  • Aquaculture
  • Aquatic Biology
  • Aquatic Chemistry
  • Aquatic Ecology
  • Aquatic Environmental Monitoring
  • Aquatic Pollution and Remediation
  • Aquatic Toxicology
  • Conservation and Utilization of Aquatic Resources
  • Dynamics of Aquatic Ecosystems
  • Environmental Economics and Management
  • Fisheries Science
  • Geology
  • Hydraulic Engineering
  • Hydrology
  • Investigation and Assessment
  • Limnology
  • Ocean Engineering
  • Oceanography

To facilitate rapid publication and minimize administrative costs, the journal accepts Online submission and Email submission. All manuscripts and any supplementary material can be submitted via the journal’s online submission or email to

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 Editorial Assistant in time for that.

b). Peer review. The review process may take 4-10 weeks.

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

d). The authors revise paper and pay an Article Processing Charge (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.



AST: Recruitment of Reviewers

Aquatic Science and Technology welcomes scientists and researchers to participate as peer reviewers. Excellent reviewers will be enrolled as Editorial Board Members and listed in the journal’s webpage. Please click here to find more details.  
Posted: 2020-03-19 More...

AST: Indexed in ERA

Aquatic Science and Technology (AST) has been indexed in ERA, Excellence in Research for Australia, Australia’s national research evaluation framework. ERA identifies and promotes excellence across the full spectrum of research activity in Australia’s higher education institutions.  
Posted: 2019-06-20 More...
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Vol 9, No 2 (2021)

Aquatic Science and Technology, Vol. 9, No. 2, July 2021

Table of Contents


Ahmed. M Musa, Elnuman. B. mohammed, Afra. A.Abd alla, Wael. m. Alfatih, Abdelgadir. M. manofal
pp. 1-7
Matthew J. Ward, Nathan A. Pool, Chad R. Haabala, Ryan A. Rasmus
pp. 8-21
Michael L. Burton, Jennifer C. Potts, Ariel Poholek, Jordan Page, Dalton Knight
pp. 22-42
Maggie Liu
pp. 43