Publication Ethics

Ethical Charter of the Scientific Journal of Aquatic Physiology and Biotechnology

This charter is a commitment that outlines some ethical limits and responsibilities related to conducting scientific-research activities and publishing them in journals to prevent the occurrence of knowingly or unknowingly research violations by the authors of the articles.

This charter is taken from the "Charter and Standards of Research Ethics" approved by the Deputy Minister of Research and Technology of the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology of Iran, internationally accepted publishing standards, and experiences in the field of scientific-research publications.

- Scientific Journal of Aquatic Physiology and Biotechnology is a journal with open and free access to published articles. In open access journals, access to the full text file of articles is provided and is free. (This is an Open Access Journal)

Writers, judges, editorial staff and editors are required to know and be committed to all principles of research ethics and related responsibilities in the field of publishing. Submitting an article by the authors, judging the articles and deciding whether to accept or reject the article by the members of the editorial board and the editor is considered as knowing and following these rights, and if any of these people do not adhere to these principles and responsibilities, publications They consider any legal action as their right.

-Right to publish

The Scientific Journal of Aquatic Physiology and Biotechnology is published under the Creative Commons International Certificate. Based on this certification, the publication allows the participation, adaptation and allocation of published articles. (Read more about this license) (Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC BY 4.0)

Ethical politics

The ethical policies of the Scientific Journal of Aquatic Physiology and Biotechnology are voluntarily based on the principles of the International Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) as well as the ethical charter of the publications of the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology of the Islamic Republic of Iran. Authors, reviewers, academic secretaries and editors in compliance with this publication must adhere to these ethical principles.

Authors' Responsibilities: The author or authors are responsible for the content of the article. Articles submitted for publication in this journal must not have previously been published in other domestic or foreign journals or submitted for publication in other journals at the same time. Also, the submitted articles must be in the specialized field of the journal and have been prepared scientifically and coherently, according to the journal standard.

Authors are not permitted to "Overlapping Publication". Overlapping means publishing the data and findings of your previous articles with minor changes to the article as new.
The author / authors are obliged to use the content of others, with accurate citation, and if necessary, after obtaining written and explicit permission, to use the required resources. When the same writings of another researcher are used, direct citation methods and symbols should be used, such as putting it in quotation marks ("").
The author in charge of the article should make sure that the names and information of all authors (after obtaining approval from the named) and the absence of names other than the researchers involved in conducting the research and preparing the article.
Immoral behavior of publishing and research

The author / authors are obliged to avoid "Research and Publication Misconduct". If at any of the stages of submitting, judging, editing, or publishing an article in or after a journal, the occurrence of any of the following occurs, it is considered immoral publishing and research behavior and the journal has the right to deal with it legally.

Fabrication: is the reporting of untrue material and the presentation of fictitious data or results as laboratory results, experimental studies, and personal findings. Unrealistic recordings of what did not happen or the displacement of the results of various studies are examples of this violation.
Data falsification: Data falsification means manipulating research materials, tools and processes or modifying and deleting data in a way that causes the research results to differ from the actual results.
Plagiarism: Plagiarism is the unintentional, knowingly or unintentional use of words, ideas, phrases, claims or citations of others without proper appreciation and explanation and citation to the work, the owner of the work or the speaker of the idea.
Scientific lease: means that the author / authors hire another person to do the research and after the end of the research, publish it in his own name with little involvement and possession.
Unrealistic attribution: means unrealistic attribution of the author / authors to an institute, center or educational or research group that did not play a role in the original research.


Committee on Publication Ethics, COPE Code of Conduct,

 منشور و موازین اخلاق پژوهش مصوب معاونت پژوهش و فناوری وزارت علوم، تحقیقات و فناوری