LimnoFish (Journal of Limnology and Freshwater Fisheries Research) is an international, open access and periodical scientific peer-reviewed journal, which is published three times a year, in April, August and December. LimnoFish is focused on fisheries management, ecology, biology, aquaculture, disease, socio-economy and fish processing technology topics related to only inland waters.
This journal publishes research article, short communication, case report, review and letter to the Editor written in English and Turkish languages.
LimnoFish comprises the following topics:
- Fisheries Management
- Aquaculture and Disease
- Fish Processing Technology
- Fisheries Socio-Economics
Article Writing Rules
Article Disposition: The Articles should be prepared according to the following disposition.
Letter to Editor
Materials and Methods
*: It can be used if needed
Page Setup: Manuscripts
should be written in Microsoft Word (.doc and .docx), Rich Text Format
(.rtf) or OpenOffice (.odt). A space of 2.5 cm should be left on all
sides of the page and 1.5 line spacing should be used throughout the
text. The start of each paragraph should be indented 1.25 cm and the
text alignment should be justified. Page numbers should be centered at
the bottom of the page. Times New Roman font style and 12 pt font size
(excluding title: 14 pt; table captions: 10 pt; and author info: 10 pt)
should be used throughout.
Manuscript Title: The title should be centered in the page and in 14 point and bold font, with the first letter of each word capitalized.
Author info: The author name should be written in full (Name SURNAME) without the academic title and one-space from the manuscript title with 10 pt font size. Institution information should be displayed with Arabic numerals in superscript and the full indication should be given after the author(s)’ names. The corresponding author must be indicated with an asterisk (*), and the e-mail address, telephone and fax information should be provided.
Abstract: Must be written in a single paragraph and not exceed 200 words. The abstract must be written in both Turkish and English, but only in English in case of non-Turkish authors.
Keywords: Please provide 5 keywords.
Title and Subheadings: The spacing before and after the paragraph in the article should be 0 nk. One line spacing should be left before the main section headings of the article.
1. First degree section titles should be bold, the first letter of the words should be capital and left aligned (Introduction, Materials and Methods, Discussion)
2. Second-degree headings should be bold and the first letter of the words should be indented 1.25 cm. (Eg; Immunological Analysis)
3. Third degree section titles should be bold and the first letter of the first word should be capital, the others should be lowercase, italic, 1.25 cm indented (For example; Lysozyme activity).
Figures and Tables:Should be placed centered on the page, closest to the point where they are referred to in the text and numbered in consecutive Arabic numerals (Figure 1, Figure 2; Table 1, Table 2). Each figure and table should be given a title with 1.5 line spacing. In the names of figures and tables, the first letter of the sentence must be capital and other letters should be lowercase. The required spaces at the margins should not be exceeded. The title should be written above the tables, centered under the figures. If the table or figure heading is more than one row, it must be justified. A full stop should not be placed at the end of the title. No line spacing should be left between the title and tables and figures. Tables can be reduced to 9 points when necessary and bold text can be used. Table content is written using 1 (one) line spacing. The explanation of the abbreviations used in the table or the notes specific to the table should be written under the table, left aligned, in 10 font size and 1 line spacing. Figure legends should start from the line below the figure. If necessary, the explanation of the abbreviations used in the table or the special notes for the table should be written in 10 font size, centered under the table. The figures used in the accepted article must be submitted the system separately in .jpg format at 300 dpi resolution.
Acknowledgements: Information on any supporting agencies (with indication of ID) and presentations at any symposium and/or convention should be given in the Acknowledgements.
Ethics Committee Approval: An ethical committee approval should be provided for studies dealing with animal experimentation.
Use of Formula and Variables: Formula should be italicized and given in a separate line, hence not as part of a sentence. Variables used in formulae should also be italicized, e.g.: R2, a, b, k, x, y, W, GSI, M, Z, to, Lt, Wt, L∞, W∞ , TL, FL etc.
Units of measure: All must be in SI units. A single gap should be left between the number and the unit (4 kg / ha, 100 kPa, 22 ° C). As an exception, spaces should not be included in angular definitions, minutes, seconds and percentage representation (10 °, 45ʾ, 60 ", %29). The liter abbreviation is "L", the gram abbreviation is "g".
Use of Species Names: Species names should be italicized. After first usage, the genus name should be abbreviated to its initial.
Use of Decimal Numbers: Decimal numbers should be separated by points, not by commas. Correct: 32.15; Incorrect: 32,15.
- One author: (Kara 2000; Chun 2002, 2005a, 2005b; Barr 2015)
- Two authors: (Kara and Kayhan 2000; Chun and Lee 2002, 2005a, 2005b; Barr and Shore 2015)
- Three or more authors: (Kara et al. 2000; Chun et al. 2002, 2005a, 2005b; Barr et al. 2015)
- Internet resources: (TurkStat 2014)
- For multiple publications by author(s) in the same year, distinction is made using letters (a, b, c etc.) and ordering is according to year (Bulut 2000a, 2000b)
- Multiple citations must follow year ranking and be separated by semicolons (Sahin 2011; Erol 2012; Ozkok 2013a, 2013b; Kara 2014; Taner 2015a, 2015b, 2015c).
Reference: References should be written in alphabetical order, 1.25 cm hanging and according to the “Council of Science Editors Documentation” (CSE Name-Year) style. The DOI number should be given whenever available. Journal titles should be abbreviated without using any punctuation mark between words.
- The current DOI number records can be found in this URL: http://www.crossref.org/guestquery/ . “Search on article title” section can be chose for quick search by using only the first author’s surname and article title.
- Journal titles should be abbreviated without using any punctuation mark between each word. For this purpose, the samples in this URL:https://images.webofknowledge.com/images/help/WOS/A_abrvjt.html can be considered.
Reference writting styles are given below.
Delacote P. 2009. Commons as insurance: safety nets or poverty traps? Environ Dev Econ. 14(3):305-322.
İlhan A, Sarı HM. 2013. Fish fauna and fisheries activities in Lake Marmara. Ege J Fish Aqua Sci. 30(4):187-191. doi: 10.12714/egejfas.2013.30.04.08. [in Turkish]
Wesolek BE, Genrich EK, Gunn JM, Somers KM. 2010a. Use of littoral benthic invertebrates to assess factors affecting biological recovery of acid- and metal-damaged lakes. J N Am Benthol Soc. 29(2):572-585. doi: 10.1899/09-123.1
Wesolek BE, Szkokan-Emilson EJ, Gunn JM. 2010b. Assessment of littoral benthic invertebrate communities at the land–water interface in lakes recovering from severe acid- and metal-damage. Hum Ecol Risk Assess. 16(3):536-559. doi: 10.1080/10807031003788642
Beverton RJH, Holt SJ. 1957. On the dynamics of exploited fish populations. London: Chapman & Hall 538 p.
Avşar D. 2005. Balıkçılık biyolojisi ve populasyon dinamiği. Adana: Nobel Kitapevi 332 p. [in Turkish]
Rapley R. 2010. Recombinant DNA and genetic analysis. In: Wilson K, Walker J, editors. Principles and techniques of biochemistry and molecular biology. 7th ed. New York: Cambridge University Press. p. 195-262.
Çetinkaya O, Şen F, Elp M. 2005. Balıklarda büyüme ve büyüme Analizleri. Karataş M, editör. Balık biyolojisi araştırma yöntemleri. Ankara: Nobel Yayın Dağıtım. p. 93– 120. [in Turkish]
Conference Presentation or Lecture:
Ceylan M, Çetinkaya O, Küçükkara R, Akçimen U. 2014. The reproduction efficiency of the medicinal leech Hirudo verbana Carena, 1820. Paper presented at: International Symposium on Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences (FABA); Trabzon, Turkey.
Tarkan AS, Gaygusuz Ö, Özuluğ M, Gaygusuz ÇG. 2007. Sapanca Gölü’ne akan derelerde yaşayan balıkların tür kompozisyonları, nispi bollukları ve uzamsal dağılımları üzerine karşılaştırmalı bir çalışma. Paper presented at: XIV. Ulusal Su Ürünleri Sempozyumu; Muğla, Turkey. [in Turkish]
Simpson L. 2008. Level 5 Veganism: consumption of nothing that casts a shadow [Master's Thesis]. Springfield University. 248 p.
Yegen V. 2014. Determination of bioecological properties of Anatolian endemics in Eğirdir Lake (Isparta/Türkiye) [PhD Thesis]. Ege University. 177 p. [in Turkish]
Bulut C. 2011. Isparta, Burdur ve Denizli illerinde su ürünleri yetiştiriciliği yapan işletmelerin dere suyuna ve çevreye olan etkilerinin araştırılması. Isparta: Fisheries Research Station. Project No.:TAGEM/HAYSUD/2006/09/03/01. [in Turkish]
Charles DF, Knowles C, Davis RS. 2002. Protocols for the analysis of algal samples collected as part of the U.S. geological survey national water-quality assessment program. Philadelphia: The Academy of Natural Sciences. Report No.:02-06.
Tiampo J. 2010. Seal Appeal: The nutrition, food safety, and operational benefits of sous vide technology for North American restaurants; [cited 2014 Dec 28]. Available from http://www.techne-calibration.com/adminimages/Sous_Vide_Information (1).pdf
FAO 2007. Food and Agriculture Organization. AQUASTAT database; [cited 2015 Feb 08]. Available from http://www.fao.org/nr/water/aquastat/main/index.stm
TurkStat 2014. Turkey Statistical Institute. Domestic producer price index, June 2014; [cited 2015 Jan 03]. Available from http://www.tuik.gov.tr/PreHaberBultenleri.do? id=15956
The Journal of Limnology and Freshwater Fisheries Research (LimnoFish) reserves the right to withdraw an article, even after its acceptance, when it becomes clear that there are serious problems with its scientific content or that the publishing policies of the journal are violated.The Journal of Limnology and Freshwater Fisheries Research (LimnoFish) is an international peer-reviewed scientific journal owned and directed by the Fisheries Research Institute-Egirdir.All research articles published in LimnoFish are fully open access: immediately freely available to read, download and share. Articles are published under the terms of a Creative Commons license which permits use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.