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- The submission file is in Microsoft Word
- Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
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- The submission is a research article, short report, review article, new methodology, essay or book review within the scope of the Marine Science domain.
- The manuscript is formatted using double-line spacing and 12-points Times New Roman font (including tables, figures and footnotes)
- The manuscript is formatted in US letter-size paper with lateral margins of 2.5 cm (1 inch).
- All pages are numbered starting from the title page.
- I've followed the other submission guidelines provided in this link.
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