Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Asian Fisheries Scienceopen access



Universities and research institutions in Malaysia

Subject Area and Category


Asian Fisheries Society



Publication type



01166514, 20733720


2009, 2017-2021



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The Asian Fisheries Science (AFS) was first published in 1987. It is an open access SCOPUS indexed publication of the Asian Fisheries Society. Four regular issues are published annually in March, June, September and December. In addition, special issues are published on specific topics. Full texts of the articles are available for free download and there is no publication fee. The journal promotes fisheries science which has an international appeal with special focus on Asian interests. 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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Aquatic Science2019Q4
Aquatic Science2020Q4
Aquatic Science2021Q3
Food Science2018Q4
Food Science2019Q4
Food Science2020Q3
Food Science2021Q3

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)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.157
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.354
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20200.806
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20211.017
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.157
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.354
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.806
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20211.070
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.157
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.354
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20201.027
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20210.556
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 Cites20090
Self Cites20170
Self Cites20181
Self Cites20190
Self Cites20207
Self Cites20212
Total Cites20090
Total Cites20170
Total Cites20188
Total Cites201935
Total Cites2020100
Total Cites2021138
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 document20090
External Cites per document20170
External Cites per document20180.140
External Cites per document20190.357
External Cites per document20200.756
External Cites per document20211.054
Cites per document20090.000
Cites per document20170.000
Cites per document20180.157
Cites per document20190.354
Cites per document20200.806
Cites per document20211.070
% 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 documents20090
Non-citable documents20170
Non-citable documents20181
Non-citable documents20191
Non-citable documents20201
Non-citable documents20210
Citable documents20090
Citable documents20170
Citable documents201850
Citable documents201998
Citable documents2020123
Citable documents2021129
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 documents20090
Uncited documents20170
Uncited documents201845
Uncited documents201981
Uncited documents202081
Uncited documents202174
Cited documents20090
Cited documents20170
Cited documents20186
Cited documents201918
Cited documents202043
Cited documents202155
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