Sri Lanka Journal of Aquatic Sciences

We are committed to our authors and believe that our journal is only as good as the articles they contain. That is why we work hard to support the authors who trust us to publish their valuable work.

We listen to our authors so publishing your research findings provide you with a wide range of benefits.

Our Author Benefits Include


# Widest Possible Dissemination

Sri Lankan Journal of Aquatic Sciences is an open access journal thus, all abstracts and full text available free on-line to the widest possible audience.

We deposit all our content in all main Universities/Institution in Sri Lanka and FAO library on your behalf.


# Worldwide library access for your research

Sri Lankan Journal of Aquatic Sciences is included in FAO Aquatic Sciences; Fisheries Abstracts (ASFA) and Thomson and Reuters Journals which will be considered by other leading abstracting and indexing services.


# Promotion and publicity of quality research

Articles published in Sri Lankan Journal of Aquatic Sciences are disseminated through email alerts among members who have subscribed for the Journal.


# Simple submission system

All our manuscripts are dealt with through easy submission system.


# No compulsory charges

There are no submission or page charges regardless of the length of your article. Free access to manuscript preparation guidelines, tips, and resources.


# Free colour images in electronic version

You can choose to have your images published in colour in the online version for free.


# High standard, peer review

Provide a high standard of peer review, selecting original research which is high quality and relevant for the journal discipline. We maintain excellent editorial standards.

# Highlighted articles

The Editor chooses an article from each issue to be the ‘Editor’s choice’, adding valuable exposure to the article.

# Fast decision times

Quick time to first decision – often within two months of submission.

# Free online only supplementary data

Provide enhancements to your article through additional data (figures and tables, methodology, references, raw data, etc.) which will be published online without any additional charge.