Journal of Fisheries and Aquaculture Sciences (IJFAS)
INSTRUCTIONS TO AUTHORS of
benefits of publishing in International
Journal of Fisheries and Aquaculture Sciences (IJFAS)
Fast publication times: your paper will appear online as soon as it is
ready, in advance of print version
* Excellent editorial standards
* Free colour in electronic version
* Access free on-line issue of journal for one year.
* A rigorous, fast and constructive peer review process
* All abstracts and full text available free on-line to all main
universities/institution Worldwide ensures promotion to the widest possible
Authors are requested to submit their papers electronically to email@example.com
with mention journal title (IJFAS) in subject line.
Time: Author will receive print journal
copy WITHIN 15 days after payment of publication charges and submission
of copyright form.
Cost: Authors of accepted papers are requested to arrange page
charges of their papers at the rate of US$25 per page (Rs.500 per
page for Indian Authors), which will be invoiced, through the author, to the
author's company, institute, or agency. Twenty Five reprints of a paper are
provided to the authors ex-gratis. Additional sets of reprints may be ordered at
the time of proof correction. Page charges are mandatory and omitted ONLY when
it will be highly recommended by Editors-in-chief to us for publication.
Manuscripts not exceeding 25 printed pages should be
attached and sent to the Editor-in-Chief via e-mail. Use separate attached files
for text, tables and figures. The manuscript should be prepared in MS-WORD or
PDF FORMAT ONLY, double-spaced, single-sided, 12-point font, 1-inch
margins all around. An un-numbered cover page should include the title and
authors’ names, postal addresses, fax and email. The corresponding author
should be identified with an asterisk. The following pages of the text should be
numbered consecutively. Although electronic manuscript submission is preferable,
submission via mail to the Editor-in-Chief (three hard copies and the version on
diskette) is also acceptable. Manuscripts submitted to IJFAS should
contain: concise and definitive title of article, authors' names, authors'
institutional affiliations, abstract (300-500 words suitable for abstracting
services), up to 8 key words, main text including introduction, study area,
material and methods, results, discussion, conclusion, references,
acknowledgments, tables (each starting with a caption and on a separate page)
and figure captions on a separate page, list of symbols and abbreviations (if
necessary), numbered list of references, brief biographical sketch and Original
figures. Authors whose native language is not English are strongly advised to
have their manuscripts checked by English speaking colleagues prior to
submission. Authors may use either English or American spelling, but only one
form of spelling is to be used in any one paper.
deadline given by the Editor-in-Chief should be strictly followed for the return
of revised manuscripts.
Names and Affiliations:
is IJFAS policy
that all those who have participated significantly in the technical aspects of a
paper be recognized as co-authors or cited in the acknowledgments. Author name
should consist of first name, middle initial, last name. The author affiliation
should consist of the following, as applicable, in the order noted: University,
institute, agency or company, with the relevant department and division, postal
address; city, state, zip code, country, fax, and e-mail.
short abstract (300-500 words maximum) should open the paper. The purposes of an
give a clear indication of the objective, scope and results of the paper so that
readers may determine whether the full text will be of particular interest to
provide key words and phrases for indexing, abstracting, and retrieval purposes.
abstract should not attempt to condense the whole subject matter into a few
tables consecutively with Arabic numeral and give each a clear descriptive
caption at the top. Type them on separate pages but indicate in the margin of
the manuscript where they should be placed.
figures should be numbered with consecutive Arabic numbers and have descriptive
captions on a separate page. They must be mentioned in the text and submitted
separate. Their approximate position should be indicated in the margin of the
long words are repeated throughout the text, shortened versions or
initials can be included in parentheses after the long words first appear and
then only the shortened versions are to be used.
are to be numbered and cited in the text by number. They are to be listed
in the reference section of the paper in order of first citation in the text. If
three or more authors have written a publication use the first author followed
by "et al" in the text. References should be listed in the reference
section in the following form:
X., and Lovell, M. R., 2002, "On the Sliding Friction Characteristics
of Unidirectional Continuous FRP Composites," ASME J.
Tribol., 124(1), pp. 5-13.
M., 2001, "Stresses in Solenoids," J. Appl. Phys., 48(5), pp. 2000–2008.
J., 2000, Contact Mechanics, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge,UK, Chap.
Y., Korpela, S. A., and Horne, R. N., 1982, "Structure of
Multi-Cellular Natural Convection in a Tall Vertical Annulus," Proc.
7th International Heat Transfer Conference, U. Grigul et al., eds.,
Hemisphere, Washington, DC, 2, pp. 221–226.
M., 2000, "600 MPa Waterjet Technology Development," High Pressure
Technology, PVP-Vol. 406, pp. 135-140.
D. W., 1997, "Thermodynamic Analysis," ASME Paper No. 97-GT-
288.Tung, C. Y., 1982, "Evaporative Heat Transfer in the Contact Line
of a Mixture," Ph.D. thesis, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy,
The final decision on publication is made
by the Editor-in-Chief upon recommendation of an Associate Editor and / or an
Editorial Board Member. If the manuscript is accepted for publication in IJFAS, it must
not be published in any periodical elsewhere without the permission of the
time to time, Guest Editors are invited to produce Special Issues consisting of
some articles grouped around a common theme. Proposals for Special Issues are
welcome, as are Guest Editorials and Announcements.
manuscript must be accompanied by a statement that it has been neither published
nor submitted for publication, in whole or in part, either in a serial,
professional journal or as a part in a book which is formally published and made
available to the public. For
the mutual benefit and protection of authors and publishers it is necessary that
authors provide formal written consent to publish and transfer of copyright Copyright
publication of the work.
Proofs will be sent to the
corresponding author and should be returned with one week of receipt.
Corrections should be restricted to typesetting errors; any other corrections
may be charged to the authors. Authors are advised to check their proofs very
carefully before return, since the inclusion of late corrections cannot be
acceptable. Corrected proofs are to be returned to the publishers.
issues per year.