Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems

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Edited By: Professor Philip J. Boon and Professor John M. Baxter

Impact Factor: 1.917

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2012: 22/80 (Water Resources); 38/100 (Marine & Freshwater Biology); 96/210 (Environmental Sciences)

Online ISSN: 1099-0755

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