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Academic Journal Progress in Fishery Sciences

Progress in Fishery Sciences, a bi-monthly core academic journal in fisheries field in China, is supervised by Ministry of Agriculture, sponsored by Yellow Sea Fisheries Research Institute of Chinese Academy of Fishery Sciences and China Society of Fisheries, and published by Science Press. Progress in Fishery Sciences started publication in 1980, as Marine Fisheries Research, and changed to the current name in 2009. Prof. TANG Qisheng, an academician of Chinese Engineering Academy and Vice President of China Association for Science and Technology, serves as the Editor-in-Chief. Progress in Fishery Sciences publishes research articles, reviews and communications on the results and progress in the field of fishery or fishery-related sciences and technology in various waters, covering a wide range of research topics including fishery biology, fishery oceanography, aquaculture, aquatic germplasm resources & genetic breeding, protection of aquatic wild animals, disease prevention & control of aquatic animals, fishery ecosystem environment protection, fisheries facilities & fishing techniques, fishing equipment manufacturing technology and comprehensive utilization & quality control of aquatic products etc.

Progress in Fishery Sciences is one of the core scientific journals in China and was awarded as National Excellent Agricultural Journal. It is the source journal of many databases such as: British Zoological Record (ZR), Aquatic Science and Fisheries Abstracts (ASFA), Chinese Science Citation Database (Expanded Edition) (CSCD), China Journals Full-text Database (CJFD), Chinese Academic Journal Comprehensive Evaluation Database (CAJ-CED), Chinese Academic Journals-CD Edition (CAJ-CD), Chinese Biological Abstracts (CBA), and Chinese Ocean Literature Database.

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Information service and management decision support system for aquaculture

Fisheries policy and strategic study

Basic economics of aquaculture

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