American Fisheries Society Referencing Guide

How do you cite a book in the American Fisheries Society referencing style?

Here’s an example citation using placeholders:
Last Name, F. N. 2000. TitleEdition. Publisher, City.
So if we want to cite “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” by Joanne K. Rowling we’d do so like this:
Rowling, J. K. 1997. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, 1st edition. Bloomsbury Publishing Inc, London.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Rowling 1997)

How to reference a journal article in the American Fisheries Society citation style?

Here’s an example citation using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA. F., and Author3 LastnameA. F. 2000. Title. Container Volume(Issue):pages Used. Journal Name.
So if we want to reference this scientific article: “Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?” by C. Petit and J.M. Sieffermann:
Petit, C., and J. Sieffermann. 2007. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence? 18(1):161-172. Food Quality and Preference.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit and Sieffermann 2007)

Citing a website in American Fisheries Society reference style

Here’s an example citation using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA. F., and Author2 LastnameA. F. 2000, January 1. Title. Publisher. https://www.example.com.
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
Tran, M. 2008, November 5. Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. The Guardian. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

How to cite a podcast using American Fisheries Society referencing style

It is becoming more and more common to reference podcasts in essays or other school work. Here’s how to do it in American Fisheries Society.
Lastname, F. 2000, January 1. Title. Publisher.
Podcast referencing example in American Fisheries Society using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life. 2018, March 2. 640: Five Women. WBEZ Radio.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (This American Life 2018)

How to cite a piece of music or a song using American Fisheries Society referencing style?

An example song citation in American Fisheries Society.
Lastname, F. 2000. Song Title.
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album:
The Beatles. 1969. Here Comes the Sun.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles 1969)


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