Article Writing Rules
Article Disposition: The Articles should be prepared according to the following disposition.
Letter to Editor
Materials ve 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.
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 (e.g. Figure 1, Figure 2; Table 1, Table 2). A caption should be given for each figure and table, and should be written centered above the table and under the figure. There should be no space between title, table and figures. If necessary, the text in the table can be reduce down to 9 pt font size. Abbreviations used in tables and special notes should be explained under the table in 10 pt font size and centered on the page. Images used in the accepted article must be submitted separately in .jpg format at 300 dpi resolution.
Table 1. Distribution of fish species in streams
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.
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