A Scientometric Analysis of Aquaculture Literature during 1999 to 2013: Study Based on Scopus DatabaseAuthor : Dr.S.Kanakaraj
Volume 6 No.1 January-June 2016 pp 8-14
An analysis of 106227 publications published by scientist during the time span of 1999 to 2013 and indexed by Scopus Database indicates that the publications output in the Aquaculture Research. Totally 106227 publications; the year of 2013 has the highest number of publications of 13474 (12.68%); in 2012 11822 (11.13%) records were published and in the year 2010 11403 (10.73%) records were found from the Scopus database. The journal articles have dominant place among the eight types of sources. In the percentage analysis, English language (98.26%) dominates in the first place among those thirty languages. Over all continents from 176 different countries have participated on Aquaculture research during from 1999 to 2013. The Europe, North American and Australia have highest specialized relation to the world research output because their SI value is greater than 1. This work is to provide a profile of research in Aquaculture research publications in global level.
Scientometrics, Aquaculture, Continents, Specilization Index, Scopus Database.