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Author Guidelines

Submissions are only electronic via online submission system.

The submitted manuscript should have the following sections:

 

1. Title Page

The title page should include:

Manuscript title

The name(s) of the author(s)

Address(es) of the author(s)

The e-mail address and telephone number of the corresponding author

Running title

Suggested reviewers

 

2. Abstract

150-400 words. Please do not put P-value, abbreviations or any reference.


3. Keywords

4-5 keywords.

 

4. Manuscript

Manuscripts should be submitted in MS-Word (preferably in .docx format) with the font Times New Roman (size 12 pt).

The manuscript should have: Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results, Discussion, Acknowledgement (if any).

Scientific names should be italic. Pages should be numbered. All lines should be numbered automatically using the MS-Word.

 

5. References

Citation in the text

Examples:

(Kosswig, 1958).

Kosswig (1958).

Başusta and Erdem (2011).

(Başusta and Erdem, 2011)

For 3 or more than 3 authors:

(Avşar et al., 2002)

Avşar et al. (2002)

Separate authors in a parenthesis using;

(Kuru et al., 1999; Demirsoy et al., 2003; Ekim and Yılmaz, 2005)

All references cited in the text should be quoted in this section. Journal names should be expanded. Please do not insert abbreviations. For example, expand J. Fish. Biol. to Journal of Fish Biology Provide Digital Object Identifier (doi) for articles wherever available.

Reference list at the end of the paper

Journals

Vardar Y., Güner H. 1972. Algal flora of Manavgat Waterfall. Acta Biologica Turcica, 22: 1-9. (in Turkish)

Book

Demirsoy A. 2003. General Zoogeography and Turkish Zoogeography, 2nd. METEKSAN publishing, Ankara. 630 p.

Celekli A.D., Welch E.B., Yüksel S.A., Nichols S.A. 2005. Restoration and management of lakes and reservoirs. CRC Press. Florida, 591 p.

Book Section

Toklu P. 1996. Micro-algae. In: P. Lavens, P. Sorgeloos (Ed.). Manual on the production and use of live food for aquaculture, FAO Fisheries Technical Paper. No. 361. Rome, FAO. pp: 7-47.

Conference Paper

Cellario C., George S. 1990. Second generation of Paracentrotus lividus reared in the laboratory: Egg quality tested. In: C.d. Ridder, P. Dubois, M.C. Lahaye, M. Jangoux (Ed.). Echinoderm research: proceedings of the second European conference on Echinoderms. Brussels, Belgium, Balkema, Rotterdam. pp: 65-70.

Thesis

Clarke M. 2002. The effect of salinity on distribution, reproduction and feeding of the starfish Coscinasterias muricata (Echinodermata: Asteroidea) in a rocky subtidal community of a New Zealand fiord. M.Sc. thesis, Department of Marine Science, University of Otago. 84 p.

Webpage

Coad B.W. 2016. Freshwater Fishes of Iran. Available from: http://www.briancoad.com/species%20accounts/Contents%20new.htm, Retrieved 19/01/2016.

 

6. Tables

Tables should be numbered and cited in the text, for example: Table 1. All tables should have a caption above the table ending to a “.”. All tables should be inserted at the end on main text. The authors can indicate the insertion place of tables in the text by putting the table's number in the bracket, for example [Table 1].

Tables must be self-explanatory, contain synthesized data, and not exceed A4 size. Data shown on graphs should not be repeated in tables and vice versa.

 

7. Graphs and Illustration

All graphs and illustrations should have a caption below the table ending to a “.”

Graphs and illustrations should be cited in the text, for example: (Fig. 1).

The font of the graphs or any text on the illustrations should be Times New Roman. Size of the text on graphs and illustrations should be 10 pt.

Submitted manuscripts should have tables, graphs and illustrations shoud be inserted in the text. If illustrations are going to be submitted separately, prepare them with the following format (with a resolution no less than 300 dpi) and determine their locations in the paper:

For vector graphics, EPS

For halftones, TIFF format.

The resolution of photographs must be 300 dpi at print size (original extension: jpg or tif).

Line art pictures (tif extension) must be done electronically (not scanned) and their resolution must be 600 dpi at print size.

The authors can indicate the insertion place of figures in the text by putting the figures' number in the bracket, for example [Figure 1].

Colour illustrations will be published free of charge only in the electronic version of the journal (pdf files).

 

8. Copy Right

With submitting a paper to the Acta Biologica Turcica, you accept to transfer automatically the copy right to the Acta Biologica Turcica. Submitting a paper to the Acta Biologica Turcica means that all authors have seen the paper and agree with the final form of the submitted paper and their positions in the author list. No part of the submitted paper should be published before.

 

9. Suggestion of potential reviewers

Authors are encouraged to suggest three potential reviewers for their paper.

 

10.Technical notes/ Short communication

Technical notes/Short communication has similar guidelines to original articles (above mentioned Author Guidelines) but its page number should be limited to 3-4 with a merged results and discussion.

Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

1. Confirm that the contents of the manuscript has been submitted solely to this journal and is not published, in press, or submitted elsewhere (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).

2. Confirm that the submission file is in Microsoft Word document file format.

3. Confirm that the text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

4. Confirm that the contact details of at least three potential reviewers (Name, affiliation and email address) were prepared.

5. Confirm that all the research meets the ethical guidelines, including adherence to the legal requirements of the study country. Meanwhile, the contents of this manuscript have not been copyrighted or published previously.

6. Confirm that all authors of the paper have read and approved the final version submitted.

 

Copyright Notice

Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:

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Acta Biologica Turcica will license these articles under a Creative Commons Attribution License that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.

Authors are permitted to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website), as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work (See The Effect of Open Access).


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Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. The text is double-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed at the end of the text.
  4. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
 

Privacy Statement

The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.