First Announcement

Scientific Program



Guidelines to Authors


Aquaculture Genetics Status and Prospects
BARD Workshop
February 20-23, 2006, Dan Panorama Hotel, Eilat, Israel

Gideon Hulata, Agricultural Research Organization, Israel
William K. Hershberger, National Center for Cool and Cold Water Aquaculture, USA
Benny Ron, Israel Oceanographic & Limnological Research, Israel

These guidelines conform to the Israeli Journal of Aquaculture - Bamidgeh standards (http://aquaculture.ocean.org.il/ija). Submission of articles is restricted to original, unpublished articles not submitted elsewhere. Manuscripts will be reviewed and edited by the organizers of the workshop who will serve as guest editors for the special issue. Manuscripts should be typewritten with double spacing and wide margins, using MS WORD Arial, font 12. Two copies of the manuscript, tables and illustrations must be submitted in hard copy during the workshop. The manuscript should also be submitted in electronic form to Gideon Hulata's e-mail address given below. Articles should be arranged as follows:

Title page: Should include the title of the paper, the name and full address of the author/s, a short running title and suggested key words. The name of the author to whom correspondence should be directed should be followed by an asterisk. An e-mail address must be provided for the corresponding author as communication between the editor and authors is conducted exclusively by e-mail.

Abstract: A concise but complete summary of the paper, not longer than 5% of the manuscript or one page.

Text: As a review article, the text does not need to have a standard organization, though and Introduction and Discussion are required.

Acknowledgements: Individuals other than authors can be acknowledged by a brief statement immediately following the text. Acknowledgments of grant support should also be placed here.

References: In the text, references should be listed in chronological order, giving the name(s) of the author(s) followed by the year of publication in parentheses. Work by more than two authors should give the name of the first author followed by et al. The reference list should be in alphabetical order and double-spaced. Names of journals should be italicized and abbreviated according to the Bibliographic Guide for Editors and Authors.

Journal article:
Zohar G., Rappaport U. and S. Sarig, 1985. Intensive culture of tilapia in concrete tanks.
Bamidgeh, 37(4): 103-111.

Article in book:
Sarig S., 1984. Trends in Israeli aquaculture. pp.1-6. In: H. Rosenthal and S. Sarig (eds.).
Research on Aquaculture. Spec. Publ. 8, Eur. Mariculture Soc., Bredene. 293 pp.

Hepher B. and Y. Pruginin, 1981. Commercial Fish Farming. John Wiley &Sons, New York. 261 pp.

Tables: Should be numbered consecutively, according to the order in which they appear in the text. All tables must be cited in the text. Table titles should appear above the table with legends and footnotes appearing below. The tables should follow the reference section, in numerical order.

Figures and photographs: Figures should be numbered consecutively, according to the order in which they appear in the text. All figures and photographs must be mentioned in the text. Titles and explanatory details should appear beneath the figure or photograph, or on a separate page, following the tables. Figures should preferably be submitted in MS WORD or Excel format. Photographs should be printed on glossy paper, making sure that symbols, letters and numbers are of sufficient size to be clearly legible when reduced to publication size. Figures and photographs should be labeled on the back with the figure number and name(s) of the author(s). Colored photographs will be accepted only after payment.

Reprints: The corresponding author will receive a printed copy of the proceedings (special issue of the journal) and a PDF file of their printed article. Reprints will not be supplied.

Abstract and Manuscripts should be sent by email to:

Prof. Gideon Hulata
Institute of Animal Science
Department of Poultry and Aquaculture Sciences
Agricultural Research Organization
The Volcani Center
PO Box 6, Bet Dagan 50250, Israel
Phone: 03-9683020 (International: +972-3-9683020); cell 050-6220058
Fax: 03-9605667 (International: +972-3-9605667)
E-mail: vlaqua@volcani.agri.gov.il ; hulata@int.gov.il