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International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies
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Impact Factor RJIF: 5.69
P-ISSN: 2394-0506, E-ISSN: 2347-5129

International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies

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Manuscripts Submission:
The manuscript must be submitted with a cover letter to the Managing Editor by e-mail submission at After the successful submission of manuscript the corresponding author will be acknowledged within one week. Any query regarding the preparation & submission of a manuscript to the journal should be addressed via contact us. English is the official language of the journal. Original Research Articles not previously published and not being considered for publication elsewhere only should be submitted.
Corresponding authors must declare that the manuscript is submitted on behalf of all authors. Copyright belongs to the publisher upon acceptance of the manuscript. Rejected manuscript will not be returned to the authors. Submission of a manuscript signifies acceptance of journal's guidelines for authors.

Manuscript presentation: These articles should clearly describe new and carefully confirmed results and experimental procedure which should be given in the required details for others to verify the work. The manuscript should be prepared in English using "MS Word". "Times New Roman" font should be used. Manuscripts must be typed double spaced with margins of one inch (2.5 cm) at the top, bottom and the sides and, all pages numbered starting from the title page. Lines should be numbered in the margins with a continuous numbering from the start of the manuscript.

The font size should be of 12pt throughout the manuscript and main headings and subheadings should be in bold. All research articles should have the following sections: Title page, Abstract, Keywords, Introduction, Materials and methods, Results, Discussion, Conclusion, Acknowledgement (if any) and References. The sections in the text should be subdivided as 1, 1.1, 2, 2.1, 2.1.2 likewise.

The Author may provide at least three potential reviewers of same research field, not from the host institute with their full addresses, e-mail id and mobile number.

Title: The title should be followed by the author’s name, the author’s affiliations and address. In cases where there are two or more authors, superscripts must be used to indicate the affiliations of each author. The title page should contain the title of the paper in bold face, title case, names of the authors in normal face, upper case (font size 12) followed by the address(es) in normal face lower case. An asterisk (*) must be placed after the corresponding author's name as superscript whose email id, fax, telephone number can be given. Corresponding author has the responsibility to ensure that all co-authors are aware and approve the contents of the submitted manuscript.

Abstract: This section should detail the problems, experimental approach, major findings and conclusion in one paragraph and should appear on the second page. Avoid abbreviation, diagram and references in the abstract. It should be double - spaced and should not exceed 150 words for full papers.

Keywords: Author(s) must give about 4-6 key words which can identify the most important subjects covered by the paper. They must be placed at the end of the abstract.

Introduction: The manuscript should include a brief introduction stating the purpose of the investigation and relating the manuscript to similar previous research. Only information essential to the arguments should be presented.

Materials and Methods: This section must contain specific details about the materials studied, instruments used, specialized chemical source and related experimental details which allows other research worker to reproduce the results. Obtain permission for all fully borrowed, adapted, and modified tables and provide a credit line in the footnote.

Results and Discussions: The results should be concisely presented. Results and discussion may be separate or combined based on the author’s requirement. Tables and figures should be designed to maximize the comprehension of the experimental data. The interpreted results should be explained clearly in discussion and should relate them to the existing knowledge in the field as clearly as possible. Tables, graphs and figures (illustrations and photos) should be inserted into the main text at respective place they should appear when published and should have appropriate numbers and titles with an explanatory heading. Labels on the table, graph and figures MUST be in the text form and should not form part of the image. Color photographs and illustrations (line drawings, halftones, photos, photomicrographs, etc.) must be original, clean and sharp digital files.

Conclusion: The author should conclude his/her finding accordingly.

Acknowledgement (if any): This section can be kept at the end of the manuscript before the reference section. This section can be used to acknowledge the help of those who do not qualify for authorship or to acknowledge funding, donated resources or significant contribution to the research.

Important instructions:

Page limit: Max 15 pages.
The date should be written as: 30 March 2012
Numbers below ten must be spelled out unless it is preceded with a unit of measure (e.g. nine mice; 10 mice; 3 cm; 6 ind.m-2);
Length of time should be written as: (7 h and 30 min or 7.5 h.);
Scientific names at first mention must be written in full including the accepted authority (e.g. Conus magus Linnaeus, 1758); only initial of the genus and full species name thereafter (e.g. C. magus). All scientific and Latin names must be italicized

References: References to the literature cited in the manuscript should be numbered in order of appearance in the manuscript and cited in the text with superscript numbers. The reference number should follow the following format.
For Journals Format: Author(s) of article (surname initials). Title of the manuscript. Journal title. Year of publication; volume number (issue number): page numbers.
Standard journal article: (If more than six authors, the first six shall be listed followed by et al.)
Panda BB, Gaur K, Kori ML, Tyagi LK, Nema RK, Sharma CS et al. Anti-Inflammatory and analgesic activity of Jatropha gossypifolia in experimental animal models. Global Journal of Pharmacology. 2009; 3(1):1-5.
For Books and other monograph Format: Author AB, Author BB, Author CC. Title of Book. Ed, Vol, Publisher, City, year, page numbers.
Nadkarni KM. Indian Materia Medica. Edn 3, Vol. I, Popular Prakashan, Mumbai, 2000, 242-246.
For Patent Reference: Aviv H, Friedman A and Vered M. Submicron emulsions as ocular drug delivery vehicles, U.S. Patent US 5496811; 1996.
For Website Reference: Quick dissolving tablets. 27 May, 2001.

Ethical Matters: Authors involving in the usage of experimental animals and human subjects in their research article should seek approval from the appropriate Ethical committee in accordance with "Principles of Laboratory Animal Care". The Method section of the manuscript should include a statement to prove that the investigation was approved and that informed consent was obtained.

Publication and Other Charges:

1) Processing and Submission Fees = Nil
2) Publication Charges: As follows
a) For Authors from India: (Indian Rupees) Rs. 3,000 per manuscript.
c) For Rest of world: US $ 60.

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