Acta Limnologica Brasiliensia
Acta Limnologica Brasiliensia

About the Journal

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 information. Acta Limnologica Brasiliensia was first published 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 had biannual periodicity after the congress realization. After 1992 the journal had annual periodicity. Between 1998 and 2001 two numbers by year were published, and in 2002 and 2003 three numbers by year and after 2004 four numbers by year. After 2016 the journal started publishing one volume by year in a continuous flow. The journal has an Editorial board composed by an Editor in Chief, 13 Associate Editors and an Editorial Comission with 15 Limnologists.

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, review articles and methods articles, besides special thematic sections.

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

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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:

  • Associação Brasileira de Limnologia – ABLimno
  • Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico – CNPq
  • Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior - CAPES
  • Ministério da Educação - MEC
  • Ministério da Ciência Tecnologia e Inovação - MCTI

Acta Limnol. Bras. (Online)

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