Journal of Aquatic Research and Sustainability

Article processing charge (APC)

The Genesis Publishing Consortium Limited (GPCL) and the Journal of Aquatic Research and Sustainability are committed to providing open access to all published articles. To sustain this open access model, an Article processing charge (APC) is applicable to manuscripts that successfully complete the peer-review process and are accepted for publication. Below, you will find details regarding the APC rates, payment options, and other important considerations,

Article processing charge rates

GPCL does not impose charges for manuscript submission, editorial processing, page usage, color printing, or manuscript withdrawal.

Journal of Aquatic Research and Sustainability will impose an article processing charge after the manuscript is accepted by the editor after rigorous peer review.

Authors from Bangladesh, India, Malaysia, and Indonesia
Per accepted articles

Academicians (Prof./Assoc. Prof./Assis. Prof./Senior Lecturer/Lecturer): 30 USD (3600/- BDT; or 2500/- INR; or 160/- RM)

PhD candidates (passed the comprehensive exam): 20 USD (2400/- BDT; or 1700/- INR; or 100/- RM)

Students: 25 USD (3000/- BDT; or 2100/- INR; or 130/- RM)

Industry researchers: 35 USD (4200/- BDT; or 2900/- INR; or 180/- RM)

**Students are required to provide a copy of their university/college ID card. PhD candidates may be asked to furnish proof of their comprehensive exam.**

Authors from other countries

40-50 USD per accepted article (based on the financial situation of the author’s country, please see the table).

However, the regular article processing charges of  GPCL journals are as follows,
Name of the journal
From LDC
From developing nation
From developed nation
Biological Science
25 $
40 $
50 $

*LDC,  Developing nation, Developed nation


Payment options

Authors have the flexibility to choose from the following payment options,

Bank transfer: Make a direct payment to the provided bank account (refer to the invoice) and email the bank wire transfer receipt to GPCL.

Alternative payment methods: If you prefer alternative payment methods such as,

  • Western Union
  • Paypal
  • Money Gram
  • International Money Express (IME)
  • Xpress Money
  • Prabhu USA
  • TransFast
  • Merchantrade International Remittance System (MIRS)
  • Ria
  • bKash (Bangladesh)
  • Nagad (Bangladesh)
  • GooglePay (India or other countries)
  • Paytm (India)
  • PhonePe (India)

or any other means, please contact the GPCL editorial office via email, We will promptly provide you with detailed instructions on how to submit the APC for your accepted article.

Additional information
  • APC waivers apply to authors from Bangladesh and Malaysia, ensuring accessibility for researchers from these regions.
  • GPCL facilitates the publication of errata, corrigenda, addenda, corrections, and retractions at no cost to the authors.
  • The journal emphasizes transparency and does not levy any hidden charges.

At GPCL, we strive to foster an inclusive and accessible platform for disseminating aquatic research. The APC supports the sustainability of open-access publishing, allowing researchers to share their valuable contributions with the global scientific community. For any queries or further assistance, please reach out to the GPCL office.

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