IJA

Guidelines to the authors

Manuscripts should be sent by airmail to:
Dan Mires, Editor
The Israeli Journal of Aquaculture - Bamidgeh
Kibbutz Ein Hamifratz, D.N. Ashrat 25210, Israel
E-mail: isrjr@int.gov.il

Submission of articles is restricted to original, unpublished articles not submitted elsewhere. Manuscripts will be peer reviewed by at least two experts in the relevant discipline. Manuscripts should be typewritten with double spacing and wide margins. Three copies of the manuscript, tables and illustrations must be submitted as hard copy and it is recommended that a copy be submitted in electronic form as well to the above e-mail address. Corresponding authorís e-mail address should be stated on the manuscript. Authors of accepted articles will be asked to e-mail a copy of their article as a (virus-free) attachment, preferably saved in MS WORD, stipulating which version was used. Articles should be arranged as follows:

Title page: Should include the title of the paper, the name(s) and full address(es) 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 work, not longer than 5% of the manuscript.

Text: The text should be organized in the following sections: Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results, Discussion. Authors are required to assure the following: (a) experiments must be reproducible, (b) quantitative results must derive from no fewer than three replicates and (c) differences between replicates must not be due to random variation. Results should be reported only once, in either the text or a table or a figure.

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.

Examples:
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.

Book:
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 PDF file of their printed article. Reprints will not be supplied.

ADMINISTRATION
All questions regarding subscriptions, claims for missing issues, etc., should be addressed to:
Dan Mires,
Kibbutz Ein Hamifratz, Doar Na. Ashrat 25210, Israel.
e-mail: isrjr@int.gov.il


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