O.A. Bulatov (chief editor) – doctor of biological sciences, senior academic, deputy director for science in Federal State Budgetary Scientific Institution (FSBSI) “Russian Federation Research Institute of Fisheries and Oceanography” (VNIRO).

M.K. Glubokovsky(chairman of the council) – doctor of biological sciences, professor, director of FSBSI VNIRO.

L.N. Bocharov – doctor of engineering sciences, professor, academic of Russian Academy of Natural Sciences (RANS), director of FSBSI “Pacific Research Institute of Fisheries and Oceanography” (PacificNIRO-center).

A.V. Buslov – candidate of biological sciences, director of FSBSI “Sakhalin Research Institute of Fisheries and Oceanography” (SakhNIRO).

K.V. Drevetnyak – candidate of biological sciences, director of FSBSI “Polar Research Institute of Marine Fisheries and Oceanography” (PolarNIRO).

B.N. Kotenyov – candidate of geographical sciences, laboratory chief in FSBSI VNIRO.

A.N. Kotlyar (science editor) – doctor of biological sciences, senior academic in FSBSI Institute of Oceanography of Russian Academy of Sciences.

O.M. Lapshin – doctor of engineering sciences, director of FSBSI “Kamchatka Research Institute of Fisheries and Oceanography” (KamchatNIRO).

A.I. Litvinenko – doctor of biological sciences, director of FSBSI “State Research and Development Center of Fisheries” (Gosrybtsentr).

A.A. Lukin – doctor of biological sciences, director of FSBSI “State Research Institute of Lake and River Fisheries” (GosNIORH).

D.S. Pavlov – doctor of biological sciences, academic of RAS, director of FSBSI RAS Institute of Ecology and Evolution.

E.N. Shadrin – candidate of biological sciences, director of FSBSI “Research Institute of Ecology of Fishery Water Bodies” (RIEFWB).

V.P. Shuntov – doctor of biological sciences, professor, senior academic in FSBSI PacificNIRO-center.

V.A. Sushin – candidate of biological sciences, professor, director of FSBSI “Atlantic Research Institute of Fisheries and Oceanography” (AtlantNIRO).