ISSN 2179-975X on-line version
ISSN 0102-6712 printed version



Basic Information

Acta Limnologica Brasiliensia is a journal published by the Associação Brasileira de Limnologia (Brazilian Association of Limnology) that publishes original articles in Limnology, comprises physical, chemical and biological aspects of fresh water ecosystems. The scope includes all fresh water ecosystems, such as, streams, Rivers, lakes, floodplains, wetlands, reservoirs and estuaries. Taxonomic papers may be included if it contains ecological or geographic information. Acta Limnologica Brasiliensia was published the first time in 1986 after the first Brazilian Congress of Limnology that occurred in the same year. Acta Limnologica Brasiliensia is the official journal of the Brazilian Association of Limnology an association without lucrative gains that was funded in 1982 (with the name Brazilian Society of Limnology) and have in it statute the mission to divulge the scientific knowledge of Limnology by a journal. The first numbers of the journal have biannual periodicity after the congress realization. After 1992 the journal has annual periodicity. Between 1998 and 2001 two numbers by year was published, and in 2002 and 2003 three numbers by year and after 2004 four numbers by year. The journal has a Editorial board composed by an Editor in Chief and an Editorial Advisory Board with 15 researches distributed in the great areas of the limnology.

All articles that have been published by the Journal since its first number in 1986 are available for free download at

Acta Limnologica Brasiliensia publishes original articles, short notes and review articles.

Its abbreviated title is Acta Limnol. Bras. (Online), which should be used in bibliographies, footnotes and bibliographical references and strips.


Indexed in

  • Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts - ASFA


Intellectual Property

  • All content of the journal, except where identified, is licensed under a Creative Commons attribution-type BY.

The online journal has open and free access.



A publicação recebe financiamento de:

  • Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico – CNPq
  • Ministério da Educação - MEC
  • Ministério da Ciência Tecnologia e Inovação - MCTI


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