The Journal of Shellfish Research

...the international journal promoting all aspects of shellfish research

Editor: Sandra E. Shumway

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The Journal is published three times a year with occasional special issues, for a total of more than 100 articles.

A subscription to the Journal is one of the benefits of membership in the National Shellfisheries Association. Join the NSA now and start receiving the Journal of Shellfish Research with the next issue.

Institutional subscriptions at very affordable rates are also available.

Back issues are available from Volume 7 to present, with a few exceptions. Older issues are $20 each, more recent (last 3 years) are $40 each (postage included in the US). Orders for complete runs or complete volumes are specially priced. Contact Sandra E. Shumway for orders and pricing.

ARTICLES cover all aspects of shellfish research, including:

  • Biology
  • Ecology
  • Physiology
  • Biochemistry
  • Pathology
  • Fisheries
  • Sustainability
  • Ecosystem services
  • Aquaculture
  • Management
  • Socio-economics 

MANUSCRIPTS are given rapid peer-review and often published within six months of receipt.

The JOURNAL is indexed in the following:

  • Science Citation Index®
  • SciSearch®
  • Research Alert®
  • Current Content®/Agriculture, Biology and Environmental Sciences
  • Deep Sea Research and Oceanographic Literature Review
  • Environmental Periodicals Bibliography
  • Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts
  • Ocean Abstracts