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Genetics of Aquatic Organisms (GenAqua) publishes original articles dealing with all aspects of fisheries. Articles may be research papers, short reports, technical notes or invited reviews.

- Research papers must not exceed 25 manuscript pages including tables and figures.

- Short reports and technical notes, which are results of brief but significant work, must not exceed 10 manuscript pages including tables and figures.

- Invited reviews, which will be solicited by the Editorial Board, must not exceed 50 manuscript pages including tables and figures.

Articles must be written in English and present scientific results that have not been published nor submitted for publication elsewhere.

Submission of Manuscripts

The complete submission should contain main document, title page, figures, tables and copyright form. MS word document with file extension ".doc" or ".docx" is preferred.

The manuscript should be submitted to the journal via online submission system:


All manuscripts will be peer-reviewed by at least two referees. Manuscript selection process is double-blind peer review.

Page Charges and Reprints

No page charges are collected. There is no payment at any stage of the article publishing process.

Preparation of Manuscripts

Type the manuscript's main document 1.5-spaced throughout and with 25 mm margins, on A4 paper format using a standard font (e.g. MS Word, Times New Roman, 12 pt).

Number all pages consecutively.

Organize your manuscript as follows:

1. Main Document (does not contain names and institutions)

* Title of manuscript

* Number of pages

* Number of Tables

* Number of Figures

* Abstract with key words:

                Abstract should not exceed;

                200 words in research papers,

                300 words in reviews, and

                100 words in short reports and technical notes.

                Three to five key words (not found in the title) should be listed below the abstract.

The abstract must be in English only.

Main document is usually divided into following sections:

Introduction; Materials and Methods; Results; Discussion; Acknowledgements; References.


The 6 th Edition of APA Citation shoul be used for referencing.

You can use the guide for referencing by clicking this link

2. Title Page

· Authors' full names, with an asterisk after the name of the corresponding author

· Authors' affiliations and postal addresses, including e-mail address of the corresponding author

· Phone and fax numbers of corresponding author

3. Tables

Number tables consecutively in Arabic numerals (1, 2, 3, ...), and type each table on a separate sheet. Title of the table should be written on top of the table. Descriptions about table items should be placed at the bottom of the table with an asterisk.

4. Figures

Number Figures consecutively in Arabic numerals (1, 2, 3, ...), and type each Figure on a separate sheet. Title of the figure and descriptions about figure items should be written on bottom of the figure.

Tables and Figures might be cited in the text but they should follow the text; see below for details.

Tables and Figures are not able to given in the main document. If so, you can upload them via system.

5. Copyright Release Form

The manuscript must be accompanied by the "Copyright Release Form" filled in completely and signed by all authors.

Note: Please, contact us for any problem.