Topic: Fish microbiota research

Published 08 December, 2021

Research has drastically increased our knowledge of the important function of intestinal microbiota in health and disease. Fish microbiota research is a fast-growing interdisciplinary research area that involves microbial ecology, aquaculture, host-microbe interaction, etc. In this special issue, we welcome studies or review articles on fish microbiota research. Topics will include, but not be limited to:

  • The ecology of fish microbiota
  • Impacts of the microbiota on aquaculture
  • Gnotobiotic fish models and novel techniques in fish microbiota study
  • Commensal bacteria of fish and probiotics
  • The microbiota and wild fisheries
  • The microbiota on disease development and control

Important deadlines:

  • Submissions open: 5 December 2021
  • Submissions close: 30 December 2022
  • Expected time to first decision: 4 weeks after submission

Submission instructions:

Please read the Guide for Authors before submitting. All submissions should be made via the online editorial system. All submissions will undergo a normal peer-review process. If the manuscript is accepted, the article will be published open access with no fee payable by the author.

Guest editors:

Professor Zhigang Zhou

Sino-Norway Fish Gastrointestinal Microbiota Joint Lab, Feed Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China.

Email: zhouzhigang03@caas.cn

Homepage: http://ifr.caas.cn/zjdw/zmzj/55162.htm

Emeritus Professor Einar Ringø

Arctic University of Norway, pioneer in fish microbiota research, and principal consultant of international research consortium on the gastrointestinal microbiota of aquatic animals.

Email: einar.ringo@uit.no

Homepage: https://en.uit.no/ansatte/person?p_document_id=41342

Professor Mehdi Soltani

University of Tehran, Iran | Adjunct Professor, Murdoch University, Australia.

Email: Mehdi.Soltani@murdoch.edu.au

Homepage: http://profiles.murdoch.edu.au/myprofile/mehdi-soltani/

Dr. Chao Ran

Key Laboratory for Feed Biotechnology of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, Feed Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China.

Email: ranchao@caas.cn

Homepage: https://zfin.org/ZDB-PERS-170223-3

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