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Journal Profile: Bangladesh Journal of Zoology

Cover page of Bangladesh Journal of Zoology

Cover page of Bangladesh Journal of Zoology

Bangladesh Journal of Zoology is published by Bangladesh Zoological Society, Department of Zoology, University of Dhaka, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh. The ISSN of the journal is 0304-9027.

Journal Contact:
Mailing Address:
Bangladesh Zoological Society
c/o Department of Zoology
University of Dhaka

Principal Contact:
Prof Humayun Reza Khan
Associate Editor
Bangladesh Zoological Society
c/o Department of Zoology
University of Dhaka

Phone: +880-2-9661900
Fax: +880-2-8615583
Email: [email protected]


Author Guidelines:

  1. Manuscripts must be typed double spaced, on one side of good quality 8.5″ x 11″paper with wide margins. Papers should not exceed 8 typed pages. The cover letter of a manuscript must be signed by all co-authors.
  2. The first page of the manuscript should contain only the title and name and address of the author(s): the second page, the title and abstract. The Abstract should be followed by key words consisting of not more than 8 words.
  3. Title: Titles should be concise, followed by a brief abstract (not exceeding eight printed lines) indicating the objective and precise result or conclusion of the study. A full paper should have the following subtitles: (a) Introduction; (b) Materials and Methods; (c) Results and Discussion; (d) Acknowledgements, if any; and (e) Literature Cited. In case of “Scientific Note“, which should not exceed two printed pages, there is no need for separate subtitles: but references may be listed as usual. Toxonomic papers should be written in a concise telegraphic style.
  4. Tables: Tables must be typed on separate sheets of paper. Columns in tables must be suitably title and units of measurements given. Large and cumbersome tables should be avoided. The same data must not be given in both tables and graphs.
  5. Illustrations: Drawings and graphs should be made in India ink or printed in a laser printer. The scale of the figures, where required, must be indicated by a scale line on the drawing itself. The plates will be reduced for publication to a size not exceeding 4.5 x 6.5 inches. Legends for figures should be typed on a separate page. Photographic plates should be numbered sequentially and separately from text figure. Only glossy prints, either black and white, or coloured are acceptable.
  6. Literature Cited: References in the text should be listed in a section entitled LITERATURE CITED at the end of the paper. Authors of papers and books shall be listed alphabetically. Two papers published by the same author in one year must be cited as, e.g. Hinton (1967 a,b). In citing references the author’s name should be followed by the year of publication, title of the paper, name of the journal with volume and pages included (see example below). Title of papers in languages other than English should be given in English translation, with the original language indicated within brackets. Titles of journals must be abbreviated according to the latest edition of the World List of Scientific Periodicals. When reference is made to a book as a whole the total number of pages should be mentioned but in case of a few papers, only the concerned pages may be mentioned (see below).
  7. The authors must follow strictly the style of the journal,
  • AMEEN, M and RAHMAN, M.F. 1973. Larval and adult digestive tracts of Tribolium castaneum (Herbst) (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae). Int. J. Insect Morphol. & Embryol. 2: 137-152.
  • De BEER, G.R. 1940. Embryology and Taxonomy. In: The New Systematics. (Ed., Huxley, J.) Oxford Univ. Press, London, pp.365-393.
    ALI, S. and RIPLEY, S.D. 1973. Handbook of the Birds of India and Pakistan. Oxford Univ. Press, Bombay, London, New York. Vol.8, xvi +227 pp.
  • CHOWDHURY, S.H. 1970. Functional changes in the midgut epithelium of the larva of Chaoborus obscruipes Van der Wulp (in Russian with English summary) Zool. Zh. 49: 249-256.


Reprints: Authors will receive 15 reprints free. Additional copies may be obtained at cost price, order for which must be placed in advance when the manuscript is submitted.


MANUSCRIPTS for publication should be sent in duplicated to the
Bangladesh Journal of Zoology,
Department of Zoology,
University of Dhaka,


Different kinds of scientific papers related to fisheries are published in different volumes of the journal. Some of these are given bellow-

Vol 35, No 2 (2007)
Scientific Articles:

  • Title: Studies on breeding and larval development of red bellied piranha, Pygocentrus nattereri Kner, 1858 in Bangladesh
    Authors: Md Mizanur Rahman, Abu Tweb Abu Ahmed
    Pages: 185-192
  • Title: Occurrence of parasites in Catla catla (Hamilton) from Rajshahi, Bangladesh
    Authors: Abdus Salam Bhuiyan, Abu Saleh Md. Musa, Golam Mohammad Musa, Tanjeena Zaman
    Pages: 239-244
  • Title: Induced spawning of Puntius gonionotus (Bleeker)
    Authors: Abdus Salam Bhuiyan, M Khairul Islam, Tanjeena Zaman
    Pages: 245-249
  • Title: A survey on the availability of fish species in the fish landing centres of Dhaka City in Bangladesh
    Authors: Mohammad Mamun Chowdhury, Kazi Farhed Iqubal
    Pages: 259-267
  • Title: Ecology and community of drying sediments of an emphimeral pond in the Indian desert
    Authors: Ashishek Khatri, MM Saxena
    Pages: 293-300
  • Title: Survey on the occupational status of the women workers in shrimp processing plants in southwest Bangladesh
    Authors: Mohammad Mamun Chowdhury, Kazi Farhed Iqubal
    Pages: 301-310
  • Title: Growth and survival of estuarine catfish (Mystus gulio Ham.) larvae fed onlive and prepared feeds
    Authors: MA Islam, M Begum, MJ Alam, HK Pal, MMR Shah
    Pages: 325-330
  • Title: Comparative assessment of traditional sun dried and solar tunnel dried pomfret (Pampus argenteus) under different storage conditions
    Authors: Dilshad Islam, Md Ghulam Mustafa, Md Abdul Wahed, Md Abdul Khaleque, M Niamul Naser, Md Monirul Islam
    Pages: 331-340
  • Title: Ecology of Pila globosa (Swainson 1822) (Gastropoda: Prosobranchia) in Bangladesh
    Authors: Md Sarwar Jahan, Md Rafiqul Islam, Md Redwanur Rahman
    Pages: 341-355

Scientific Note

  • Title: Some aspects of beel fisheries undera a privately owned community based fisheries management at Pocha Boalia, Raipura, Narsingdi
    Authors: Mohammad Kamal Hossain, M Niamul Naser, Gulshan Ara Latifa
    Pages: 397-401
  • Title: Acute toxicity of diazinon 60EC to freshwater snakehead Channa punctatus (Block, 1793)
    Authors: Reshma Akter, Md Kawser Ahmed, Md Abdur Rob Mollah, Md Monirul Islam, Mehedi Mahmudul Hasan
    Pages: 403-407


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