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Iranian Journal of Ichthyologyopen access



Universities and research institutions in Iran
Media Ranking in Iran

Subject Area and Category


Iranian Society of Ichthyology



Publication type



23831561, 23830964





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Iranian Journal of Ichthyology (IJI) is a peer-reviewed journal for publication of high quality papers on any aspect of ichthyology and will be published 4 times a year by the Iranian Society of Ichthyology ( The journal welcomes the submission of manuscripts that meets the general criteria of significance and scientific excellence, and will publish original scientific articles in the fields of ichthyology. The editors welcome the submission of original manuscripts including Research Articles, Short communications, and Views & News. Review papers by distinguished authors and Special Issues will also be considered. It is our aim to provide the international scientific community with an efficiently published journal, meeting high scientific and technical standards. Scopes of Iranian Journal of Ichthyology includes: Systematics, taxonomy, morphology, anatomy, biogeography, biodiversity, conservation, ecology and general biology of fishes (reproduction, food and feeding habits, age and growth, population dynamics, etc.). Papers on freshwater, brackish, marine and fossil fishes will be considered. 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.

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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)20140.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.500
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.984
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.989
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.628
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.647
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20200.973
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20211.141
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20220.503
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.500
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.984
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.989
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.549
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.598
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20201.037
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20210.886
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20220.452
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.500
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.984
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.742
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.627
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.561
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.923
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20210.905
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20220.242
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 Cites20140
Self Cites201536
Self Cites201627
Self Cites201748
Self Cites201822
Self Cites20195
Self Cites20206
Self Cites20216
Self Cites20229
Total Cites20140
Total Cites201545
Total Cites201661
Total Cites201791
Total Cites201850
Total Cites201952
Total Cites202084
Total Cites202162
Total Cites202252
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 document20140
External Cites per document20150.300
External Cites per document20160.548
External Cites per document20170.467
External Cites per document20180.308
External Cites per document20190.540
External Cites per document20200.963
External Cites per document20210.800
External Cites per document20220.374
Cites per document20140.000
Cites per document20151.500
Cites per document20160.984
Cites per document20170.989
Cites per document20180.549
Cites per document20190.598
Cites per document20201.037
Cites per document20210.886
Cites per document20220.452
% 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 documents20140
Non-citable documents20150
Non-citable documents20160
Non-citable documents20170
Non-citable documents20180
Non-citable documents20190
Non-citable documents20200
Non-citable documents20210
Non-citable documents20220
Citable documents20140
Citable documents201530
Citable documents201662
Citable documents201792
Citable documents201891
Citable documents201987
Citable documents202081
Citable documents202170
Citable documents2022115
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 documents20140
Uncited documents201514
Uncited documents201632
Uncited documents201747
Uncited documents201863
Uncited documents201958
Uncited documents202037
Uncited documents202140
Uncited documents202288
Cited documents20140
Cited documents201516
Cited documents201630
Cited documents201745
Cited documents201828
Cited documents201929
Cited documents202044
Cited documents202130
Cited documents202227
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