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International Aquatic Researchopen access



Universities and research institutions in Iran

Subject Area and Category


Islamic Azad University of Tonekabon



Publication type



20084935, 20086970





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The journal (IAR) is an international journal that publishes original research articles, short communications, and review articles in a broad range of areas relevant to all aspects of aquatic sciences (freshwater and marine). The Journal specifically strives to increase the knowledge of most aspects of applied researches in both cultivated and wild aquatic animals in the world. The journal is fully sponsored, which means it is free of charge for authors. The journal operates a single-blind peer review process. The main research areas in aquatic sciences include: -Aquaculture- Ecology- Food science and technology- Molecular biology- Nutrition- Physiology- Water quality- Climate Change Join the conversation about this journal

The set of journals have been ranked according to their SJR and divided into four equal groups, four quartiles. Q1 (green) comprises the quarter of the journals with the highest values, Q2 (yellow) the second highest values, Q3 (orange) the third highest values and Q4 (red) the lowest values.

Aquatic Science2013Q4
Aquatic Science2014Q3
Aquatic Science2015Q3
Aquatic Science2016Q4
Aquatic Science2017Q3
Aquatic Science2018Q3
Aquatic Science2019Q3
Aquatic Science2020Q3
Aquatic Science2021Q2

The SJR is a size-independent prestige indicator that ranks journals by their 'average prestige per article'. It is based on the idea that 'all citations are not created equal'. SJR is a measure of scientific influence of journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from It measures the scientific influence of the average article in a journal, it expresses how central to the global scientific discussion an average article of the journal is.

Total Documents

Evolution of the number of published documents. All types of documents are considered, including citable and non citable documents.

Citations per document

This indicator counts the number of citations received by documents from a journal and divides them by the total number of documents published in that journal. The chart shows the evolution of the average number of times documents published in a journal in the past two, three and four years have been cited in the current year. The two years line is equivalent to journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Cites per documentYearValue
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.350
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.167
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.923
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.990
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.047
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.992
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20191.240
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20201.827
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20212.752
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.350
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.167
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.923
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.908
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.959
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.968
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20191.191
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20201.813
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20212.516
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.350
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.167
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.711
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.894
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.903
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.889
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20191.016
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20201.781
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20212.258
Total Cites 

Evolution of the total number of citations and journal's self-citations received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years.
Journal Self-citation is defined as the number of citation from a journal citing article to articles published by the same journal.

Self Cites20120
Self Cites20133
Self Cites20143
Self Cites20152
Self Cites20163
Self Cites20172
Self Cites20182
Self Cites20192
Self Cites20202
Self Cites20211
Total Cites20120
Total Cites20137
Total Cites201435
Total Cites201560
Total Cites201669
Total Cites201793
Total Cites201891
Total Cites2019112
Total Cites2020174
Total Cites2021234
External Cites per Doc 
Cites per Doc

Evolution of the number of total citation per document and external citation per document (i.e. journal self-citations removed) received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years. External citations are calculated by subtracting the number of self-citations from the total number of citations received by the journal’s documents.

External Cites per document20120
External Cites per document20130.211
External Cites per document20141.103
External Cites per document20150.921
External Cites per document20160.880
External Cites per document20170.948
External Cites per document20180.947
External Cites per document20191.170
External Cites per document20201.792
External Cites per document20212.505
Cites per document20120.000
Cites per document20130.350
Cites per document20141.167
Cites per document20150.923
Cites per document20160.908
Cites per document20170.959
Cites per document20180.968
Cites per document20191.191
Cites per document20201.813
Cites per document20212.516
% International Collaboration

International Collaboration accounts for the articles that have been produced by researchers from several countries. The chart shows the ratio of a journal's documents signed by researchers from more than one country; that is including more than one country address.

YearInternational Collaboration
Citable documents 
Non-citable documents

Not every article in a journal is considered primary research and therefore "citable", this chart shows the ratio of a journal's articles including substantial research (research articles, conference papers and reviews) in three year windows vs. those documents other than research articles, reviews and conference papers.

Non-citable documents20120
Non-citable documents20131
Non-citable documents20141
Non-citable documents20152
Non-citable documents20161
Non-citable documents20171
Non-citable documents20180
Non-citable documents20190
Non-citable documents20200
Non-citable documents20210
Citable documents20120
Citable documents201319
Citable documents201429
Citable documents201563
Citable documents201675
Citable documents201796
Citable documents201894
Citable documents201994
Citable documents202096
Citable documents202193
Cited documents 
Uncited documents

Ratio of a journal's items, grouped in three years windows, that have been cited at least once vs. those not cited during the following year.

Uncited documents20120
Uncited documents201315
Uncited documents20149
Uncited documents201533
Uncited documents201637
Uncited documents201753
Uncited documents201846
Uncited documents201944
Uncited documents202027
Uncited documents202125
Cited documents20120
Cited documents20135
Cited documents201421
Cited documents201532
Cited documents201639
Cited documents201744
Cited documents201848
Cited documents201950
Cited documents202069
Cited documents202168
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