Aquatic Biosystems will cease to be published by BioMed Central as of 18 May 2015. BioMed Central will continue to host an archive of all articles previously published in the journal and all articles published in Aquatic Biosystems during its time with BioMed Central will remain fully searchable via the BioMed Central website.

Aquatic Biosystems is an open access, peer-reviewed, online journal considering high quality manuscripts on all aspects of basic and applied research on aquatic organisms and environments.


  • Shiladitya DasSarma, University of Maryland
  • Edward Phlips, University of Florida


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Shirley Baker

Trained as a marine scientist at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science, Shirley Baker has worked in a variety of systems, both marine and freshwater. She joined the faculty of the University of Florida in 1999 and is now an associate professor in the Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences program. Her research focuses on the physiological ecology of bivalve mollusks. Areas of specialization include functional morphology, feeding ecology, bioenergetics, and effects of perturbations such as salinity, temperature and eutrophication on productivity. Baker is currently working with hard clam aquaculture in Florida; her collaborative research program is working to address several industry concerns, including climate change.

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ISSN: 2046-9063