Romanian Journal of Biology - Zoology

Institute of Biology - Bucharest



The manuscripts should be submitted on a computer diskette or CD together with two paper printouts. Manuscripts should be written in English, Word 6.0, font Times New Roman CE, font size 11, 1.5 spaced on one side of the sheet of paper (A4) only, margins: 5 cm top, 4.7 cm bottom, 4 cm left, 4 cm right. Footnes (font size 9, regular) should be avoided or minimized.

The first page must contain the paper title (font size 12, bold, caps), name(s) of the author(s) (font size 11, regular, caps), abstract (font size 9, regular) and key words (font size 9, regular). Affiliation (the full address of the institution will be mentioned) will be written at the end of the article (font size 9, italic, right aligned); contact e-mail: font size 9, regular.

The paper should be structured as follows: Introduction, Material and Methods, Results, Discussions, Conclusions, References. Sub-titles should be written in font size 11, bold, caps.

References in the text will be denoted by the names of authors: e.g., (Schmitt, 1985) and alphabetically ordered in References. The references must be written according to the following examples:

BĂNĂRESCU P., 1970, Some general zoogeographical problems of peripheral and vicarious fishes. Revue Roumaine de Biologie (Zoologie), 15 (5): 315-322.

BĂNĂRESCU P., 1990, Zoogeography of Fresh Waters, 1. General distribution of freshwater animals. Aula-Verlag, Wiesbaden, 512 pp.

Only publications cited in the text will be presented in the list of references. All the authors of a reference must be listed. References "in press" are not accepted.

Tables, numbered in Arabic numbers, and having a brief descriptive title, should be typed on separate sheets. Figures will be drawn separately, each on a separate page, with high contrast printed. Letters, symbols and numbers in drawings and photos must be large enough to retain a minimum height of 1.5 mm after the appropriate reduction. Figures will be numbered in Arabic numbers and will have a legend (comprehensible and without reference to the text) presented in the caption to figures, on a separate sheet. The approximate place of tables and figures must be indicated on the margin of the text.

A running title, not exceeding 50 letters, should be indicated (font 9, normal).

Each paper is entitled to 20 free reprints.

The responsibility on the articles content occurs exclusively to the authors.

The manuscripts should be addressed to: Editorial Board, Institute of Biology, Bucharest, Romanian Journal of Biology - Zoology, P.O. Box 56-53, 060031, Bucharest 2, Romania, e-mail:

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