Rules and Regulations

BdFISH Rules and Regulations 2015

To share fisheries information, BdFISH already has taken some initiatives and some are in the pipeline. All initiatives are fisheries relevant and run according to the BdFISH Ordinance 2015 and Rules and Regulations 2015 for respective initiative approved by the Board of Trustees. All are given bellow-

 

1.1 Online initiatives-

a. BdFISH Feature

This initiative runs through BdFISH Feature Team to publish fisheries relevant features in English. According to the BdFISH ordinance 2015, BdFISH Feature Team consists with a Team Leader and Team Members. All Authors, Editors and Admins of mentioned site are treated as Team Members. Team Leader is selected from the Team Members who works as Editor and/or Admin of the mentioned site. In case of more than one Editor and/or Admin, they will select their Team Leader. This team consists in every year based on the contribution of Authors, Editors and Admins during running year. If at least two members can’t be found during current year, previous team will be continued.

BdFISH Feature Team decides and publishes the Publication Procedure, Terms and Conditions, Information using policy etc. based on the following criteria – published features must be authentic and copy-pest free, inserted media must be own or free to use, reference must be used in case of secondary data, and features must be published under CC BY-NC-SA license.

 

b. BdFISH Bangla

This initiative runs through BdFISH Bangla Team to publish fisheries relevant features in Bengali. According to the BdFISH ordinance 2015, BdFISH Bangla Team consists with a Team Leader and Team Members. All Authors, Editors and Admins of mentioned site are treated as Team Members. Team Leader is selected from the Team Members who works as Editor and/or Admin of the mentioned site. In case of more than one Editor and/or Admin, they will select their Team Leader. This team consists in every year based on the contribution of Authors, Editors and Admins during running year. If at least two members can’t be found during current year, previous team will be continued.

BdFISH Bangla Team decides and publishes the Publication Procedure, Terms and Conditions, Information using policy based on some criteria such as – published features must be authentic and copy-pest free, inserted media must be own or free to use, reference must be used for secondary data, and features must be published under CC BY-NC-SA license.

 

c. BdFISH Gallery

This initiative runs through BdFISH Gallery Team to publish fisheries relevant media (images/audios/videos). According to the BdFISH ordinance 2015, BdFISH Gallery Team consists with a Team Leader and Team Members. All Media Owners, Editors and Admins of mentioned site are treated as Team Members. Team Leader is selected from the Team Members who works as Editor and/or Admin of the mentioned site. In case of more than one Editor and/or Admin, they will select their Team Leader. This team consists in every year according to the contribution of Media owner, Editors and Admins during running year. If at least two members can’t be found during current year, previous team will be continued.

BdFISH Gallery Team decides and publishes the Publication Procedure, Terms and Conditions, Information using policy based on some criteria such as – published captions/text must be authentic and copy-pest free, uploaded media must be own or free to use, reference must be used for secondary data, and media must be published under CC BY-NC-SA license.

 

d. BdFISH Dictionary

This initiative runs through BdFISH Dictionary Team to publish meaning of words in English and Bengali both used in fisheries science. According to the BdFISH ordinance 2015, BdFISH Dictionary Team consists with a Team Leader and Team Members. All Authors, Editors and Admins of mentioned site are treated as Team Members. Team Leader is selected from the Team Members who works as Editor and/or Admin of the mentioned site. In case of more than one Editor and/or Admin, they will select their Team Leader. This team consists in every year based on the contribution of Authors, Editors and Admins during running year. If at least two members can’t be found during current year, previous team will be continued.

BdFISH Dictionary Team decides and publishes the Publication Procedure, Terms and Conditions, Information using policy based on some criteria such as – published meaning/definition of words must be authentic and copy-pest free, inserted media must be own or free to use, reference must be used for secondary data, and meaning of words must be published under CC BY-NC-SA license.

 

e. BdFISH Quiz

This initiative runs through BdFISH Quiz Team to publish fisheries relevant quizzes. According to the BdFISH ordinance 2015, BdFISH Quiz Team consists with a Team Leader and Team Members. All Authors, Editors and Admins of mentioned site are treated as Team Members. Team Leader is selected from the Team Members who works as Editor and/or Admin of the mentioned site. In case of more than one Editor and/or Admin, they will select their Team Leader. This team consists in every year based on the contribution of Authors, Editors and Admins during running year. If at least two members can’t be found during current year, previous team will be continued.

BdFISH Quiz Team decides and publishes the Publication Procedure, Terms and Conditions, Information using policy based on some criteria such as – published quiz must be authentic and copy-pest free, inserted media must be own or free to use, reference must be used for secondary data, and Quiz must be published under CC BY-NC-SA license.

 

f. BdFISH Document

This initiative runs through BdFISH Document Team to publish fisheries relevant documents. According to the BdFISH ordinance 2015, BdFISH Document Team consists with a Team Leader and Team Members. All Contributors, Editors and Admins of mentioned site are treated as Team Members. Team Leader is selected from the Team Members who works as Editor and/or Admin of the mentioned site. In case of more than one Editor and/or Admin, they will select their Team Leader. This team consists in every year based on the contribution of Contributors, Editors and Admins during running year. If at least two members can’t be found during current year, previous team will be continued.

BdFISH Document Team decides and publishes the Publication Procedure, Terms and Conditions, Information using policy based on some criteria such as – uploaded document must be authentic and copyright free, inserted media must be own or free to use, reference must be used for secondary data, and document information must be published under CC BY-NC-SA license.

 

g. BdFISH Event

This initiative runs through BdFISH Event Team to publish fisheries relevant event’s alerts. According to the BdFISH ordinance 2015, BdFISH Event Team consists with a Team Leader and Team Members. All Contributors, Editors and Admins of mentioned site are treated as Team Members. Team Leader is selected from the Team Members who works as Editor and/or Admin of the mentioned site. In case of more than one Editor and/or Admin, they will select their Team Leader. This team consists in every year based on the contribution of Contributors, Editors and Admins during running year. If at least two members can’t be found during current year, previous team will be continued.

BdFISH Event Team decides and publishes the Publication Procedure, Terms and Conditions, Information using policy based on some criteria such as – published event alert must be authentic and copy-pest free, inserted media must be own or free to use, reference must be used for secondary data, and event alert must be published under CC BY-NC-SA license.

 

h. BdFISH Journal

This initiative runs through BdFISH Journal Team to publish fisheries relevant Original Scientific Papers, Short Communications and Reviews following Double Blind Peer review process. According to the BdFISH ordinance 2015, BdFISH Journal Team consists with a Team Leader and Team Members. Executive Editor/s and Editor in Chief of all Journal/s (published under BdFISH Journal) are treated as Team Members. Team Leader is selected from the Team Members who works as Executive Editor and/or Journal Manager/Site Administrator of the mentioned site. In case of more than one Executive Editor and/or Journal Manager/Site Administrator, they will select their Team Leader. This team consists in every year according to the contribution of Editors and/or Journal Manager/Site Administrator during running year. If there is no change found from the mentioned team of previous year, it will be continued.

BdFISH Journal Team decides and publishes the Publication Procedure, Terms and Conditions, Information using policy based on some criteria such as – published Papers/Short Communications/Reviews must be copy-pest free as well as original and not to be published or will be published elsewhere, inserted media must be owned or free to use, reference must be used for secondary data, and Papers/Short Communications/Reviews must be published under CC BY-NC-SA license.

Editorial Team is divided into five categories such as Editor in Chief, Executive Editors, Associate Editors, Assistant Editors and Members. All categories (except Editor in Chief) consist of more than one editor from different institutes/departments (not more than two from a department/institute under each category). Associate/Assistant Editors and Members are responsible to review at least two MS a year. Executive Editors are responsible to publish/reject a MS (publish at least eight papers in an issue, three issues (April, August, and December) in a year) according to the reviewer’s comments with the concern of Editor in Chief. All accepted MS will be published serially according to the submission serial but foreign paper will get priority. This team will consider publishing not more than two papers of the same author (regardless whether s/he appears as first or other author) and not more than three papers of the same department/institute in an issue.

 

i. BdFISH Reference

This initiative runs through BdFISH Reference Team to publish fisheries relevant references. According to the BdFISH ordinance 2015, BdFISH Reference Team consists with a Team Leader and Team Members. All Contributors, Editors and Admins of mentioned site are treated as Team Members. Team Leader is selected from the Team Members who works as Editor and/or Admin of the mentioned site. In case of more than one Editor and/or Admin, they will select their Team Leader. This team consists in every year based on the contribution of Contributors, Editors and Admins during running year. If at least two members can’t be found during current year, previous team will be continued.

BdFISH Reference Team decides and publishes the Publication Procedure, Terms and Conditions, Information using policy based on some criteria such as – published reference must be authentic and copy-pest free, inserted media must be own or free to use, reference must be written according to the Journal of Fisheries, and Reference must be published under CC BY-NC-SA license.

               

j. BdFISH YellowPage

This initiative runs through BdFISH YellowPage Team to publish fisheries relevant business directory. According to the BdFISH ordinance 2015, BdFISH YellowPage Team consists with a Team Leader and Team Members. All Contributors, Editors and Admins of mentioned site are treated as Team Members. Team Leader is selected from the Team Members who works as Editor and/or Admin of the mentioned site. In case of more than one Editor and/or Admin, they will select their Team Leader. This team consists in every year based on the contribution of Contributors, Editors and Admins during running year. If at least two members can’t be found during current year, previous team will be continued.

BdFISH YellowPage Team decides and publishes the Publication Procedure, Terms and Conditions, Information using policy based on some criteria such as – published business data on the directory must be authentic and copy-pest free, inserted media must be own or free to use, reference must be used for secondary data, and business directory must be published under CC BY-NC-SA license.

 

k. BdFISH Workshop

This initiative runs through BdFISH Workshop Team to help to develop non-profit academic website usually relevant to fisheries science. According to the BdFISH ordinance 2015, BdFISH Workshop Team consists with a Team Leader and Team Members. All Contributors, Developers and Admins of mentioned site are treated as Team Members. Team Leader is selected from the Team Members who works as Developer and/or Admin of the mentioned initiative. In case of more than one Developer and/or Admin, they will select their Team Leader. This team consists in every year based on the contribution of Contributors, Developers and Admins during running year. If at least two members can’t be found during current year, previous team will be continued.

BdFISH Workshop Team decides the Supporting Procedure and Terms and Conditions based on some criteria such as – develop only non-profit educational website, used software must be open source and/or free to use, acknowledgement must be mentioned for used software as well as personnel. After the completion of any work, rest fund (after the expenses of work (if any)) will be deposited to BdFISH Fund.

 

l. BdFISH Answer

This initiative runs through BdFISH Answer Team to publish fisheries relevant question and answer. According to the BdFISH ordinance 2015, BdFISH Answer Team consists with a Team Leader and Team Members. All Contributors (answer provider, excluding commenters), Editors and Admins of mentioned site are treated as Team Members. Team Leader is selected from the Team Members who works as Editor and/or Admin of the mentioned site. In case of more than one Editor and/or Admin, they will select their Team Leader. This team consists in every year based on the contribution of Contributors, Editors and Admins during running year. If at least two members can’t be found during current year, previous team will be continued.

BdFISH Answer Team decides and publishes the Publication Procedure, Terms and Conditions, Information using policy based on some criteria such as – published answer must be authentic, inserted media must be own or free to use, reference must be used for secondary data, and answer must be published under CC BY-NC-SA license.

 

m. BdFISH News

This initiative runs through BdFISH News Team to buildup an online news archive for sharing fisheries relevant news title, link, image and initial from reliable online news portal to mass people. According to the BdFISH ordinance 2015, BdFISH News Team consists with a Team Leader and Team Members. All Contributors (News link providers), Editors and Admins of mentioned site are treated as Team Members. Team Leader is selected from the Team Members who works as Editor and/or Admin of the mentioned site. In case of more than one Editor and/or Admin, they will select their Team Leader. This team consists in every year based on the contribution of Contributors, Editors and Admins during running year. If at least two members can’t be found during current year, previous team will be continued.

BdFISH News Team decides and publishes the Publication Procedure, Terms and Conditions, Information using policy based on some criteria such as – news must be archived (title, link, initials and image) to spread out to mass people and not for commercial purpose, inserted media should be inserted as embedded file, added link treated as reference, and news archive must be published under CC BY-NC-SA license.

 

 

1.2 Offline initiatives

All offline initiatives will be implemented by a specific Team with the approval of Board of Trustees and the authority of the department/institute where it will be held. According to the BdFISH ordinance 2015, this Team consists with a Team Leader and Team Members. All contributors (excluding audience), and/or Organizers of mentioned initiatives are treated as Team Members. Team Leader is selected from the Team Members who works as Organizer of the mentioned initiatives. According to the BdFISH ordinance 2015, following offline initiatives should be done.

a. To publish wall magazine, research journal (print), popular magazine (print) etc.
b. To organize debate, open discussion, speech, book review, workshop, seminar, study tour etc.
c. To prepare as well as to show fish/fisheries relevant film, documentaries etc.
d. To archive of Bangladesh fisheries relevant documents in BdFISH Library
e. To  support to develop non-profit educational websites usually fisheries relevant
f. To sell BdFISH souvenirs as well as products etc.
g. To support to fisheries relevant people (fisheries personnel, fishers etc.) during crisis moments (disaster, disease etc.) as a social-work
h. To celebrate national and internal days relevant to fisheries as well as nationality

 

 

1.3 New initiatives

According to the BdFISH ordinance 2015, new initiatives will be also encouraged to develop the mode (Vision, Mission, Values, and Strategy) of this organization with the approval of the Board of Trustees. New initiative/s will be implemented by a specific Team according the ordinance as well as rules and regulations of the mentioned team with the approval of Board of Trustees.

 

 

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