Submission Guidelines


In principle, at least one of the authors must be a member of the Japanese Society of Applied Phycology.


The submission must be original work and can be a research article, research note, review, or technical report. Manuscripts that are submitted must not have been previously published, accepted for publication, nor under consideration elsewhere.

Manuscript preparation

All English manuscripts must follow the manuscript guidelines. Manuscripts must have a 200 word abstract and 5 keywords. Technical reports do not require keywords.

Manuscript length

The final length of manuscript proofs should be 8 pages for research articles and technical reports, 2 pages for research notes, and 16 pages for reviews. Manuscripts exceeding these lengths will incur a page charge that is the responsibility of the authors.

Manuscript submission

The manuscript must be submitted as an email attachment, or sent via postal service to the Editor-in-Chief of Algal Resources. Mailed submissions must include a printed copy of the manuscript, figures and tables, and a CD of the respective files.

Review of manuscripts

Manuscripts will be peer-reviewed by two referees chosen by the editorial committee.@The decisions regarding acceptance or rejection will made by the editorial committee, which will be based on the comments from the referees.

Editorfs proof

Accepted manuscripts will only have one chance of revision after being typeset for printing.


Up to 50 reprints will be provided without charge by the Japanese Society of Applied Phycology. Charges for additional reprints are the responsibility of the authors. Inquire for more information.

Copyright policy

The Japanese Society of Applied Phycology holds all copyrights to manuscripts published in Algal Resources.


*Manuscript destination

Dr. Goro Yoshida, National Research Institute of Fisheries and Environment of Inland Sea, Fisheries Research Agency, 2-17-5, Maruishi, Hatsukaichi, Hiroshima, 739-0452 Japan
 e-mail: gorogoro@(When you send a e-mail, please replace  by @ .)

Manuscript Guidelines


Provasoli L, McLaughlin JJA, Droop MR. The development of artificial media for marine algae. J. Arch. Microbiol. 1957; 25: 392-428.


Sze P. A biology of the algae, 3rd edn. WCB/McGraw-Hill, Boston. 1998.

Abbot IA. Marine red algae of the Hawaiian Islands. Bishop Museum Press, Honolulu. 1999.

Book chapter:

Wynne MJ. Phaeophyta: Morphology and classification. In: Lobban CS, Wynne MJ (eds). The Biology of Seaweeds. Blackwell Science, Oxford, 1981; 52-85.


The world supply of Alaska Pollock. National Marine Fisheries Service, Washington D.C. 1975-1984.

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