Infernal journals and how to spot them | The Fish Site
ab1630's bookmarks 2018-07-05
"In the past few years the world of online aquaculture academia has been increasingly blighted by non-peer-reviewed papers masquerading as real science. Here’s what you can do to avoid the worrying trend for unverified aquaculture research With just over half of all the world’s seafood now coming from aquaculture, the industry is increasingly relying on science for sustainable growth and innovations. While more science is becoming freely available to aquaculturalists, policy makers, managers and other stakeholders, new research led by Dr Jeff Clements (DFO Gulf Fisheries Centre, Canada) suggests that some of this “open-access” aquaculture science is not quite what it seems...."