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Journal of Northwest Atlantic Fishery Science


Established in 1980


The journal focuses on:

  • Environmental, biological, economic and social science aspects of fisheries.
  • Marine habitats and ecosystems of the Northwest Atlantic Ocean. 
  • General topics related to fisheries science.
  • Review papers covering current topics.

Other popular topics:

  • Climate change and variability effects on marine fisheries and ecosystems.
  • Vulnerable Marine Ecosystems (VMEs) conservation.
  • Application of state-space stock assessment models.
  • Stock size forecast models.
  • Stock identification

Submit to Journal of Northwest Atlantic Fishery Science


  • Peer-reviewed scientific papers
  • Online submission process
  • Published electronically
  • Articles contain DOIs, ORCiDs and downloadable citations


Publisher: Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization (NAFO)
1602 Lower Water Street, Suite 401, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, B3J 3P6

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The journal is indexed in the Aquatic Sciences Fisheries Abstract (ASFA) database, Elsevier, EBSCO, Google Scholar, & SCOPUS.