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Notice to authors and readers

Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences will cease to be published by BioMed Central as of 31 December 2020. The journal will continue by the operation of Korean Society of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. (

BMC's submission system is no longer open to new submissions. To submit your manuscript to Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, please visit the society's new submission system.

BioMed Central will continue to host an archive of all articles previously published in the journal and all articles published during its time with BioMed Central will remain fully searchable via the BioMed Central website until all the society is ready to host these contents in 2021.


Aims and Scope

 Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences is a peer reviewed, open access, online journal dedicated to publishing articles on basic or applied research relevant to aquaculture, aquatic life and environments, fisheries, seafood sciences and marine biotechnology.

Society Information

Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences is the official journal of the Korean Society of Fisheries and Aquatic Science (KOSFAS).

The Korean Society of Fisheries and Aquatic Science contributes to the growth and development of the aquatic research sector and aims to play an important role in enhancing the quality and analyses of industry-related research and increasing its visibility.

Archival Content

Articles published in Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences prior to 2016 are made fully available here.


Sunghul C. Bai

Sungchul C. Bai is a Professor in the Department of Marine Bio-materials and Aquaculture, and the Director of Feeds & Foods Nutrition Research Center at Pukyong National University (PKNU) in Busan, Korea. He has Masters in Animal Nutrition from California State University, and PhD in Nutrition /Physiological Chemistry from the School of Veterinary Medicine, UC Davis.

 Since joining PKNU in 1993, Prof. Bai has published over 500 abstracts and articles, 20 books or chapters as well as over 300 manuscripts and reports, several patents and has given a numerous special seminars and lectures internationally and domestically.

He has previously served as President of World Aquaculture Society, Korean Society of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences (KOSFAS) and Vision 21 Korean Aquaculture Forum. He has been the Editor-in-Chief for the Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences since 2014 as well as previously holding the position in 2009.

You-Jin Jeon

You-Jin Jeon is a Professor in the Faculty of Marine Biomedical Science at Jeju National University in Korea. He has received his B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Pukyong National University and conducted his postdoctoral research studies at Department of Biochemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland in Canada and at Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science, University of Alberta in Canada. 

Prof. Jeon served as the director of Marine and Environmental Research Institute in Jeju National University, and currently a Technical Director of Aqua Green Tech Co. Ltd. and a member of the Korean Academy of Science and Technololgy. His main research interests include marine biomass to develop functional food materials for human and marine animals, biomedical materials and marine cosmeceutical materials. 

He has published more than 300 international manuscripts and has registered about 40 patents regarding those research areas.

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