КамчатНИРО 91

Kamchatka Research Institute of Fisheries and Oceanography

Editorial policies / Requirements to manuscripts for publication in the collection of the articles

The scientific peer-reviewed  journal (collection of articles) «Researches of aquatic biological resources of Kamchatka and North-Western Pacific Ocean» creates possibility for sharing new data on fish biology, ecology, trophic biology, physiology, hydrobiology, parasitology, hydrology and hydrochemistry in the circles of Russian and foreign scientists, educators, experts, postgraduates and students. The articles published in our journal are addressed to the issues of structure and functions of hydrobiont assemblages, of stock or population differentiation and dynamics, etc. The highlight also are  fishery,  economics and commercial  fishing. The objects of the researches reflected in the publications are marine, anadromous and freshwater fish species, commercial shellfish, marine mammals and environmental  and habitat conditions for all these hydrobionts. On the decision of the High Attestation Commission (HAC) of the Federal Agency on Supervision in the fields of Education and Science, Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation the journal is included into the list of  the leading scientific journals and editions to present general results of dissertations. 

All manuscripts to be accepted for publication (four issues a year) should be executed according to requirements approved by the Editoral Board. According to the requirements of HAC and in view of the agreement with the Scientific electronic library all the issues of the journal are available free and in complete volumes in the Web Scientific Library eLibrary (in the system of Russian index of scientific citation) (www.e-library.ru). Every issue includes list of annotations provided in Russian and English, which are also available on the official website of the FSBSI «KamchatNIRO» (www.kamniro.ru).

Free publication is provided for postgraduates.

Manuscript can be accepted by the Editoral Board for publication after peer-reviewing if the manuscript is topical and provides real contribution to scientific knowledge.

Manuscript cannot be accepted if it has been already published or accepted for publication in the other editions.

A manuscripts once rejected cannot be applied for publication in our journal again.


Author should provide a garantee, that his data have not been published in Russian or applied for publication in the other journal.

  • Author should provide a guarantee of copyrights: all authors should be listed, who provided contribution to the research, all citations should be accompanied by references (citations, tables, figures and formulas) to original sources, allowing identify an author.
  • Authors should remember, that the facts of any lack of scientific conscientiousness, if any have been revealed in peer-reviewing or after publication (plagiarism, repeated publication, disclosure of protected data), can lead to rejection from publication or even cause criminal prosecution of the author as a result of the disclosure.

The text marked in bold should be signed by author and sent to Editoral Board with the manuscript

No one manuscript without the guarantee provided can be accepted by the Editoral Board.

Basic requirements forManuscripts

Author should e-mail (pressa@kamniro.ru) several documents, including:

  • The text file (with the UDC code above the name of the author; complete taxonomic names in Latin;  institution,  address, position, academic position and contact information – telephone, fax and e-mail address should be in the bottom of the manuscript);
  • The files with illustrations (one illustration in one file, preferably extended .tiff or in Excel in case of diagrams or huge tables);
  • The file with comments to the illustrations;
  • The copyright agreement (Appendixes 3 and 4).

Reviewed and improved articles should be e-mailed to pressa@kamniro.ru.


The text of the manuscript should be made in the Microsoft Word format.

The structure of the manuscript should include the sections, including introduction, material and methods, results and discussion, conclusions, acknowledgments, references.

Comma (not decimal point) should be used in text and tables.

Taxonomic names: genera and species should be in Italics.

The symbol, including degree, minute (3°С; 46°74 N), plus and minus (±), percent (%), promille (‰), prodecimille () or multiplication (×), should be used.

Horizontal linesonly are accepted in tables. Vertical lines can be used in the head part only.

Annotation in Russian and English (up to 0,5 of the page). The version in English, peer-reviewed by translator, should include the title of the manuscript, names of authors and key words.

The illustrations in the electronic version are accepted as black and white scans or computer pictures (scans of original pictures made in the regime of «grey gradient» with minimal resolution  266 dpi, saved as JPG NOT COMPRESSED, in the other words «high quality /8/».  An exception can be made in case when the high quality scanning cannot be provided, but every such case should be discussed). The font Times New Roman 14 should be used for axes in the diagrams, legends, equations; the first capital letter should be used in discription to the axes in the diagrams (Length, Weight, etc.). The axes should be solid, not dotted. Besides the descriptions, only numbers or letters can be used in figures, all the other comments should be provided below the figures.

Published sources only can be used for citations; name(s) of author or two authors and the year of publishing should be set within round brackets, the name of the first one author should be used in case of there  or more authors in the way like «Ivanov, et al.».

List of citations (Bibliography)

It should be made in the alphabetic order in the order to be the literature sources in Russian first, and foreign sources next. In case of two or more authors there should be listed all authors.

For the books – Author’s name and surname (in Italics), year of the publication, the title, the place and the publishing house, the number of the pages. For instance:

Богатов В.В. 1994. Экология речных сообществ российского Дальнего Востока. Владивосток: Дальнаука, 218 с.

Другие издательства: (М.-Л.: Изд-во АН СССР. Ч. 1, 466 с.), (Новосибирск: Наука, 221 с.), (Владивосток: ТИНРО-центр. Т. 1, 580 с.), (М.: Высш. шк., 352 с.), (М.: Мир, 740 с.)  и  т. д.

For the abstracts, reports or proseedings – Author’s name and surname (in Italics), year of the publication, the title, two slashes, (theme in case of thematic conference), place and time of the conference, the place of the publication, the publishing house, the number of pages. For instance:

Трифонова И.С. 1998. Водоросли фитопланктона как индикаторы эвтрофирования // Тез. докл. II(X) съезда Русского ботанического о-ва «Проблемы ботаники на рубеже ХХ–ХXI веков» (Санкт-Петербург,  26–29 мая  1998 г.).                      СПб.: Ботанический  ин-т  РАН.  Т.  2.  С.  118–119.

… // Материалы IV науч.  конф. «Сохранение биоразнообразия Камчатки и прилегающих морей» (Петропавловск-Камчатский, 18–19 ноября 2003 г.).  Петропавловск-Камчатский: КамчатНИРО.  С. 71–76.

 … // Материалы XI Съезда Рус. ботанического о-ва (Новосибирск–Барнаул, 17–27 августа              2003 г.). Барнаул: Азбука. С. 121–122.

For articles in collections – Author’s name and surname (in Italics), year of the publication, the title, two slashes, the title of the collection of the articles (full), the volume, the issue (number), the pages. For instance:

Леванидов В.Я. 1976. Биомасса и структура донных биоценозов малых водотоков Чукотского полуострова // Пресноводная фауна Чукотского полуострова. Тр. биол.-почв. ин-та.   Т. 36 (139).  С. 104–122.

Моисеев П.А. 1955. Белокорый палтус // Географическое распространение рыб и других промысловых животных (Под ред. Т.С. Расса, А.Г. Кагановского, С.К. Клумова). Тр. Ин-та океанологии АН СССР. Т. 14. С. 59–61.

Новиков Н.П. 1974. Промысловые рыбы материкового склона северной части Тихого океана.М.: Пищ. пром-сть, 308 с.

Трувеллер К.А. 1979. Дифференциация популяции сельди Clupea harengus в Северном море по антигенам эритроцитов и электрофоретическим спектрам белков. Дис. … канд. биол. наук.М.: МГУ. 153 с.

ФИО автора. Год. Название статьи // Тр. Всес. НИИ. рыб. хоз-ва и океанографии. Т. 141. С. 229–239.

… // Гидробиол. журн. Т. 28. № 4. С. 31–39.

… // Вопр. ихтиологии. Т. 36. № 3. С. 416–419.

… // Тр. Ин-та биол. внутр. вод АН СССР. 21(24). С. 285–294. 

… // Сб. науч. тр.  Гос. НИИ озер. и реч. рыб. хоз-ва. Вып. 308. С. 85–100.

… // Сб. науч. тр. Камчат. НИИ рыб. хоз-ва и океанографии. Вып. 7. С. 261–269.

… // Журн. общ. биол. Т. XL. № 5. С. 689–697.

… // Альгология. Т. 12. № 2. С. 259–272.

… // Бюлл. Тихоокеан. комитета АН СССР. № 3. С. 33–37.

… // Зоол. журн. Т. 47. Вып. 12. С. 1851–1856.

… // Изв. Тихоокеан. науч.-исслед. рыбохоз. центра. Т. 128. С. 768–772.

… // Вестник МГУ. Биология, почвоведение. № 3. С. 37–42.


For more information address to:

683000, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Naberejnaya Str., 18.

The FSBSI «KamchatNIRO»,

Editoral board of the journal «Researches of aqiatic biological resources of Kamchatka and North-Western Pacific Ocean»

Tel. (4152) 41-27-01

E-mail: pressa@kamniro.ru