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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.

Submit to Journal of Northwest Atlantic Fishery Science


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

Journal Metrics

CiteScore: 1.9 (2019-2022)
CiteScoreTracker: 1.5 (2023) 
Updated monthly
% Cited: 43%

Source: Scopus

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


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