About the Journal

Focus and Scope

The journal of Inland Fisheries Society of India publishes original research contributions broadly in the field of inland fisheries science. The scope of the journal includes fisheries research on aspects related to inland waters - rivers, reservoirs, floodplain wetlands, estuaries, brackish waters and associated ecosystems. Manuscripts received for consideration will be first screened by the editorial committee for content and overall requirement of the Journal. Those found unsuitable will be returned to the author. Others will be sent to experts in the concerned field for detailed refereeing, with the identity of the author(s) masked. The author(s) will be notified of acceptance, need for revision or rejection of the manuscript. The journal considers article under three broad categories :

  • Research Papers should not exceed 10 pages, including abstract, text (12 pt, double space), tables, figures and references.
  • Short communications should not exceed 4 pages (12 pt, double space), should be a concise information on a particular finding, methodology or comments on recent research publications.
  • Review articles are always asked for from the experts in relevant fields. These may be extended to the maximum of 20 pages, covering critical appraisal of literature on research problems of recent interest.

It is mandatory that the author (s) should be the members of the Society.

Peer Review Process

The journal is a double blind peer reviewed, refereed biannual international journal. The journal welcomes publications of high quality papers. Normally the review system takes 2-3 months time.

Journal History

The Society regularly brings out a Journal named "The Inland Fisheries Society of India". The 1st Volume was published in December, 1969 and since then made a place among the top fishery journals in the country. The Journal publishes original research works, monographs, invited review articles and books on specialized subjects for exchange and dissemination of information in the country and abroad.