Plagiarism Screening Policy
Publisher of South China Fisheries Science is South China Sea Fisheries Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Fishery Sciences. The members of the editorial office have been using a web-based programme AMLC (http://check.cnki.net/amlc2/ ) which compares documents and marks found similarities as a possible instance of plagiarism. This programme can be used during the editorial process of South China Fisheries Science when considered useful.
Open Access Policy
This is an open access journal which means that all contents are freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles in this journal without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author.
All issues of South China Fisheries Science can be loaded in pdf-format free of charge immediately after their initial publication. Each article can be loaded individually and also the full text of each issue is available for anyone interested in the journal. The journal has its own website (http://www.schinafish.cn/) which acts as an easily accessible user interface to the journal.
South China Fisheries Science is published under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial (CC BY-NC) 3.0 Unported License.