Instructions for authors:



Manuscripts must be in English. Submission of a manuscript implies: that the work described has not been published before (except in the form of a thesis or an abstract); that it is not under consideration for publication anywhere else; that its publication has been approved by all co-authors, if any. The author(s) transfer(s) the copyright to his/their article to the Electronic journal of Ichthyology effective if and when the article is accepted for publication.


The final decision on manuscript acceptance rests with the Editor-in-Chief.


Submission Instructions

Manuscript should be submitted to the chief editor either as an email attachment in Rich Text Format (*.rtf) or as a WORD file or by post (on a diskette). The figures should be in separate files, not part of the manuscript. Figure should be of high quality, in a jpg, gif or tiff format.

Tables and figures must be numbered and be headed by brief legends.

Italics Please italicize genus and species names.

Address for submission of manuscripts: Jörg Freyhof



Manuscript Structure


1.                   Title of paper, author's name and full address (including e-mail).

2.                   Abstract: Abstracts should briefly describe problems, results and conclusions.

3.                   key words

4.                   Introduction

5.                   Materials and methods

6.                   Results

7.                   Discussion (and conclusions if applicable)

8.                   Acknowledgements (if applicable)

9.                   References This list must include all references quoted.



Examples for citations of literature:


In the text:

Goren (1972) or (Goren 1988 a, b), etc. Two authors are to be cited as: Goren and Galil (2000), more than two authors, Goren et  al. (1973). Arrange names of authors chronologically in text, e.g. (Goren 1984; Gasith 2000).


Periodicals. Sequence of citation: author's name, initials, year of publication, full title of paper, full periodical title, volume, first and last page nos.



1.        Goren M (1972) The populations of Pseudophoxinus zeregi (Heckel) in Israel and Syria and the status of Pseudophoxinus (Pararhodeus) drusensis (Pellegrin) (Pisces: Cyprinidae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 51, 141-145.

2.        Goren M, Fishelson L, Trewavas E (1973) The Cyprinid fishes of Acanthobrama Heckel and related genera. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History, Zoology) 24,291-315.


Books. Sequence of citation: author's or editor's last name, initials, year of publication, full title, publisher, place of publication and number of pages.



Welcomme RL (1988). International introductions of inland aquatic species. FAO fisheries technical paper 294. Rome. 318pp.