Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Habitus Aquatica is the peer reviewed publication of basic and applied research articles in a broad range of subject areas relevant to aquatic and fisheries science. The journal publishes articles, short communications, and reviews that contribute to a scientific understanding in the areas of Aquatic Science including and related to structure and dynamics of aquatic ecosystems, impacts and adaptations to pollution and global changes, socio-economical analysis of environmental benefits, impacts and bioconservation, ecosystems restoration and ecological engineering; and  Fisheries Science including fisheries biology, aquaculture, environment, chemistry and biochemistry.


Section Policies


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Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.



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Editor in Chief: Prof Dr Ir Yusli Wardiatno, MSc

Editorial Boards:

  1. Prof Mennofatria Boer
  2. Prof Ridwan Affandi
  3. Prof Dr Ir Sulistiono MSc
  4. Prof Djamar TL Lumbanbatu MAgr
  5. Prof Kadarwan Soewardi
  6. Prof Dr Ir MF Rahardjo DEA
  7. Dr Sonya


Editorial Advisory Board:

  1. Dr Tim Jennerjahn
  2. Dr Tomas Cedhagen
  3. Prof Dr Takashi Miura
  4. Dr Jiri Patoka (Czech Republic)
  5. Dr Martin Blaha (Czech Republic)
  6. Dr Shin Nishida (Japan)
  7. Prof Dr Euchi Hirose (Japan)
  8. Dr John Akbar (Malaysia)
  9. Prof James (Xiamen)
  10. Dr Daluan (PSU, Thailand)
  11. Dr Farida (Malaysia)


Technical Editors:

  1. Agus Alim Hakim SPi MSi
  2. Dudi Muhammad Wildan SPi MSi
  3. Dwi Yuni Wulandari SPi MSi
  4. Ikhwan Nurcholis SPi


  1. Prof Dr Ir Kadarwan Soewardi
  2. Prof Dr Ir Yusli Wardiatno, MSc
  3. Prof Dr Ir M.F. Rahardjo, DEA
  4. Prof Dr Ir Ridwan Affandi, DEA
  5. Prof Dr Ir Djamar TF. Lumbanbatu, MAgr
  6. Prof Dr Ir Sulistiono, MSc
  7. Prof Dr Ir Etty Riani, MS
  8. Prof Dr Ir Mennofatria Boer, DEA