Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The Journal of Aquaculture Science (JoAS) is a medium for exchanging information and scientific work in the field of Aquaculture published by the Aquaculture Study Program, PSDKU Banyuwangi at Airlangga University. Published scientific works include; fish culture, fish disease and reproduction, aquaculture engineering, environment, and biotechnology. The Aquaculture Journal accepts original articles, article reviews, short communications, and technical reports.


Section Policies

Original Research

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

This journal uses double-blind review, which means that both the reviewer and author identities are concealed from the reviewers, and vice versa, throughout the review process.

Authors need to make sure that their manuscripts are prepared in a way that does not give their identity, by seperate the title page and the manucript body.

The article review process usually takes average 10 weeksThis review period depends on the editors and reviewers duration in reviewing the manuscript


Open Access Policy

Journal of Aquaculture Science (JoAS) provides immediate open access to its content by making research freely available to the public and supports a greater global exchange of knowledge. 


Publication Ethics

Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement

Journal of Aquaculture Science (p-ISSN: 2550-09110; e-ISSN: 2579-4817) is a peer-reviewed journal published by the PSDKU Aquaculture Study Program at Airlangga University in Banyuwangi. This statement explains the ethical treatment of all parties involved in the act of publishing in this journal, including the Author, Editor in Chief, Editorial Board, peer-reviewers, and Publishers. This statement is based on the COPE (Committee on Publication Ethics) guidelines.


  • An author is a person who participates in research activities and is responsible for the public for all parts of the content and ensures the originality and plagiarism of the manuscript that has been sent to the editor.
  • Manuscripts that have been sent to the editor are original manuscripts, written by themselves, sourced from own ideas and ideas and not plagiarized works or ideas from others.
  • The author must provide information about the results of his research honestly, clearly, and thoroughly to the editor.
  • The author must provide information that the manuscript sent or submitted has never been to other publishers or publications and is not a Repetition of Submission. If found, the editor will reject the manuscript sent by the author.
  • If there is an error in writing a manuscript to the editor either in the form of a manuscript as a result of a review or an edit, then the writer must immediately formalize it to the editor.
  • The author must understand the ethics of scientific publications above to avoid conflicts of interest with other parties so that the manuscript can be processed smoothly and safely.



  • Conduct a process of reviewing the manuscripts that enter comprehensively, transparently and objectively, fairly and wisely. So that it can take as a theoretical basis in accepting or rejecting a text.
  • Ensure that writing guidelines for writers and other interested parties can be accessed and read clearly.
  • Must be objective, neutral, and honest without differentiating in the editing process that has been accepted.
  • Maintain the confidentiality of any information obtained properly, especially related to the privacy of authors and the distribution of manuscripts.
  • Understanding the ethics of scientific publications above to avoid conflicts of interest with other parties, so that the process of publishing manuscripts runs smoothly and safely.


  • Reviewers must carry out review activities honestly, objectively, impartially, and independently and behave professionally.

  • Reviewers must ensure that the sources of reference are appropriate and credible (accountable). If there are errors or irregularities, the reviewer must immediately inform the editor to make improvements.

  • Reviewers must understand the ethics of scientific publications above to avoid conflicts of interest with other parties so that the process of publishing manuscripts runs smoothly and safely.

Journal Manager

  • Giving in the editorial editorial editorial, such as regarding the suitability of the news made with the organization's vision and mission.

  • Guarantee and protect intellectual property rights (copyrights), be transparent in managing journals, and publish the results of publications to the public.

  • Understanding the ethics of scientific publications above to avoid conflicts of interest with other parties, so that the process of publishing manuscripts runs smoothly and safely.


  • Plagiarism (plagiarism) is the practice of taking the work or ideas of others and recognizing them as their own property without including these people. The submitted paper must be the original work of the author (or the authors).

Duplicate publicize

  • Duplicate publication is a manuscript publication that overlaps substantially with one of the published publications, without references that clearly refer to the previous publication. Submissions of manuscripts will be considered for publication only if they are submitted solely for this publication and do not substantially overlap with published articles. Any manuscript that has the same hypothesis (or sample characteristics, methodology, results, and conclusions (or adjacent) to the published manuscript is a duplicate article and is prohibited from sending, even including, if the manuscript has been published in a different language. Slicing data from a "single study" to make several separate texts without substantial differences should be avoided.

Fabrication and manipulation

  • Manipulation or falsification of data is an ethical violation and is prohibited.

Ethical approval

  • Ethical approval experiments conducted on humans and animals must obtain permission from official institutions and not violate the law. 

Intellectual Property Rights (Haki)

  • Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Authors (or writers) must obey the law and/or ethics in treating the object of research, paying attention to the legality of material resources and intellectual property rights.

Conflict of interest and source of funding

  • Conflicts of interest and sources of funding The author (or authors) need to list all sources of financial support for research from institutions, private entities, and corporations and note any potential conflicts of interest.

Open Access

  • Open Access This publication is committed to freeing open access (i.e. free of charge, i.e., no charge to the reader or his institution for access. The user has the right to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search for, or link to the full text, as long as it is not for commercial purposes. The type of license is CCBY-NC-SA.


Plagiarism Detection

Every article that has been submitted to JoAS will be screened for plagiarism using Turnitin, 

The manuscript is passed if the similarity is less than 20%.