Author Guidelines

Preparation of Manuscripts
Manuscripts must be submitted in electronic version only, as well as the original figures and tables. The manuscript's text should be single-spaced throughout and with 25 mm margins, including References, Tables and Figures on A4 paper format using a standard font (e.g. MS Word, Times New Roman, 12 punt). The Tables and Figures must be embedded accordingly within the text. In order to facilitate review process, line numbers should be inserted throughout manuscript.

The structure of the manuscript
1. Title
Authors full name, authors affiliation, corresponding author
Key words
The main text of the manuscript
Introduction, Materials and Methods, Result, Discussion (Table and Figures must be embeded accordingly within the text)

A concise and informative title should be given and the title should be in sentence format. The title page should include: The full name(s) of the author (s),  affiliation(s) and address (es) of the author(s).  The e-mail address of the corresponding author.

Abstract should not exceed 250 words in research papers, the abstract should not contain any undefined abbreviations or unspecified references.

Please provide 3 to 5 keywords which can be used for indexing purposes.

Main Text
For submission in MS-Word format, Table and Figures must be embedded within the text, accordingly. One line space must be given before and after Tables and Figure in the text. The preferred position of tables and figures in the text should be indicated in the left-hand margin. Including illustrations, tables, and references, original contributions should not exceed 15 manuscript pages, all single-spaced. Figures and Tables must be limited to an essential minimum.

Acknowledgement of copyright
Authors should obtain permission from the copyright owner or cite the author to use any figure, table or map that has previously been published. 

All references should be cited in the text in APA (American Psychological Association 6th edition) style; see  web site  for details:

According to APA sytle references should be cited in the text by author and date, e.g. (Turan, 2007) or (Erguden & Turan, 2013) or (Gurlek et al., 2014).

In the text; Jones & Powell (1993); Peterson et al. (1995, 1998); Smith (1990) suggest that...

At the end of the paper, references should be listed alphabetically according to the name of author.

Here are some examples of  reference in the APA style:

Erguden, D. & Turan, C. (2005). Examination of genetic and morphologic structure of Seabass (Dicentrarchus labrax L., 1758) populations in Turkish coastal waters. Turkish Journal of Veterinary and Animal Science29, 727-733.

Turan, C. (Ed.) (2007). Atlas and Systematics of Marine Bony Fishes of Turkey. 1st edition, Nobel Publishing House, Adana, Turkey.
Rick, S. (2008). The Electronic Engeenering K. Chair & M. Chapman (Eds.). New York, NY: Anchor.

Laplace, P. S. (1951). A philosophical essay on probabilities. (F. W. Truscott & F. L. Emory, Trans.). New York, NY: Dover. (Original work published 1814).

Turan, C. (Ed.) 2015. Alien Marine Species Monitoring Program of Turkey: AliMed. World Wide Web electronic publication., version (02/2015).

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