Journal abbreviation: Western Indian Ocean journal of marine science

The abbreviation of the journal title "Western Indian Ocean journal of marine science" is "West. Indian Ocean J. Mar. Sci.". It is the recommended abbreviation to be used for abstracting, indexing and referencing purposes and meets all criteria of the ISO 4 standard for abbreviating names of scientific journals.

Abbreviation rules

The table below outlines in detail the ISO 4 rules and matches to the ISSN maintained list of title word abbreviations (TWA) to derive the abbreviation.

TitleAbbreviationWord/Stem/Rule
WesternWest.matches the stem "western-"
IndianIndianNo abbreviation listed in TWA.
OceanOceanNo abbreviation listed in TWA.
journalJ.matches the word "journal"
ofRule 4.3: prepositions shall be omitted from title abbreviations.
marineMar.matches the stem "marin-"
scienceSci.matches the stem "scienc-"

About the journal

Full journal titleWestern Indian Ocean journal of marine science
AbbreviationWest. Indian Ocean J. Mar. Sci.
ISSN (print)0856-860X

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