Information for Authors

Form 25-700 in PDF format -- a signed Form 25-700 is required when a NOAA employee submits a manuscript to the formal publications published by National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), including Fishery Bulletin, NOAA Professional Papers NMFS, and NOAA Technical Memorandum series. (Alternatively, authors employed by NMFS may provide a copy of the approval email from the NMFS Research Publication Tracking System.)

Guidelines for Authors

Fishery Bulletin Editorial Guidelines
Professional Papers Editorial Guidelines
NOAA Tech Memo NMFS F/SPO series Editorial and Style Guidelines

Other Resources

Checklist for authors who are submitting manuscripts to Fishery Bulletin
List of journal abbreviations

Publications Policy

04-101-01 NMFS Policies on Scientific and Technical Publications (PDF, 22 pages)