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Author Guidelines

Please submit your manuscript written based on Author Guidelines, together with filled and signed Author Declaration Form  (you may find in links given below). JAI charges IDR1,500,000 for publication of one accepted article.  No charge is applied for submission. Since January 2017, JAI has only published articles in English. Additional translation fee IDR500,000 is applied for article written in Bahasa (Indonesian). All fees are paid after submitted manuscript passed the initial quick-review by editor and before entering the substantial review process by the reviewers. If manuscript is rejected by the final editorial board decision, full amount of fee will be given back to the author.




The acceptable article comes from the results of research or methodology/technical research or scientific reviews that related to aquaculture. Articles must be an original writing, in English, which has never been published in the national and international scientific journals. Articles must be possessed in well and correct English. The article should be written by using Microsoft Word. The manuscript beyond the explanation conditions will not be accepted. The article submission form must be filled out and attached along with the submitted manuscript. The author must be mentioned clearly about the name of the correspondence author, the complete address, phone and fax numbers and e-mail address. Correspondence author is responsible for authenticity of the research and the content of the script. The other authors (if any) must have agreed the submitted manuscript. Files that contained a manuscript and articles submission form can be uploaded through the web page, or send it to the email address or send it to the editor directly.


Editorial of Jurnal Akuakultur Indonesia

Departement of Aquaculture, Faculty of Fisheries and Marine Science Bogor Agricultural University

Dramaga, Bogor - Indonesia 16680

Phone/Fax Number: +62 2518628755, +62 251 8622941






I.  General provisions

1. The article is typed in 2 spacing on A4 size paper with one column format and the margin of 2 cm on each side. The letter used is Times New Roman with size 12 pt. Articles should not be exceed 20 pages.

2. Put the page number at the top right begins with page number 1 on the title.

3. Use metric units of measurement. If necessary, write the English word between its brackets.

4. The inclusion of the scientific name in latin binomial or trinomial form (in italics), are used to clarify the description of the certain organism. The inclusion of the scientific name that is already common, are not required. Complete writing of the scientific name should be written when it is first mentioned in the text, every picture, and every table.

5. The International System of Units (SI) that include the derived units must be used. Use the slash to indicate a ratio (example: mg/L instead of the mg. L-1).

6. The reported data should be described the accuracy guaranteed in the research method.

7. The usage of abbreviation and symbol should be commonly used, particularly in the scientific community. The other abbreviations can be used if any of the abbreviations has been given when it is first mentioned in the article.

8. Write down the numbers one to ten by using the common letter unless it is followed by the unit of measurement (example: four fish, 4 kilograms, 14 fish-tail). Do not start the sentences with numbers. Write down the correct writing such as 1,000 not 1000, and % instead of percent.

9. Use the 24-hour time system (example: 08:30 a.m in English). The dates should be written by using the order day to month to year (example: 7 August 1990 or August 7th 1990).

10. For any references that cited in the manuscript should be listed in bibliography, or vice versa (it needs to be corrected for the good spelling or year, as always).

11. Writing citation in the manuscript follow the rules below:

-For single-author: Jones (1994) or (Jones, 1994)

-For two authors: Smith and Jones (1994) or (Smith & Jones, 1994)

-For three or more authors: Smith et al. (1994) or (Smith et al., 1994)

-A manuscript accepted citation: Jones (in press) or (Jones, in press).

-It is highly not recommended to use citation from the unpublished references or just based on personal communication. However, if it is required, use this: Ishihara (Humboldt State University, unpublished data) or Ishihara (Humboldt State University, personal communication).

-Use brackets and separate them with a semicolon for mentioning some of the literature references, tables, and pictures. Example: (Smith, 1991; Jones, 1994) (Table 1; Figure 2). Arrange the references from the longest years.

12. The chapter of the manuscript are introduction, materials and methods, results, discussions, conclusions, acknowledgements, and the bibliography should be written in the middle of the page (alignment center). All the letters are written with capital letters (uppercase) and in bold.

13. The section chapter of the manuscript should be written with capital letters at the beginning of the sentence (sentence case), in bold, and the position is on the left side of the page (alignment left/justify). The section chapter is not written in bold, but in italic.


II. Composition of the articles

A Section of article is arranged in the following order below:


-The title should be created in Bahasa Indonesia, followed with its translation in English or vice versa.

-Write down the title in the middle of the page (alignment center) at the top. Use the capitalize word at the beginning of the sentence only and the letter of words that needed such as scientific name, place name, etc.


Write the name of the author, and their institutions completely after the title of article. For example:

First Author1, Second Author2

1First Author’s Institution,

2Second Author’s Institution.

Correspondence: Address of correspondence followed by an e-mail:


    Abstract should be written in English and Bahasa Indonesia. It contains a brief of summary from the article (maximum 250 words), it should be included with an explanation of why the research is done, the methods, the results of the research, and what the meaning of that result is. Please avoid of using abbreviations unless the common acronym or it has already used or previously mentioned.


    The keywords should be written in English and in  Bahasa Indonesia with a maximum of 5 words and compiled it from the most specific word to the public word.


    It should be contained with the background and the aim of the research. The background should be presented clearly so that the reader could understand and evaluate the result of the research without reading through the previous publications that related to the topic of the article. Please use the bibliography that actually supports the discussion in the article.


    In this section, it should be presented in a clear technical information that allows for doing experiments again. The methods that have been published previously should be written as a literature, for only relevant modifications that should be described.


The results and discussions can be written separately or combined. The results should be presented clearly and in detail. The statements on the results can be based on a method that has been done or it can be either the form of texts, tables, and pictures.


The results of the data should be discussed in this section. Please compare it with previous research. Shows the similarities, differences, and the uniqueness of your research. Explain the cause of occurrence of the results (data) in your research.


    This section should be presented the conclusions from the result of research, that could be written separately or included as the part of the discussions.

10. ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS  (optional)

    This section may be used to convey a special thank you for funds support and to respect the institutions or people who have helped during the research and articles writing process.


References should be contained literatures that either published or unpublished, such as a thesis and dissertation, but that unpublished literatures should be available. References for unpublished data, personal communication, and unavailable report are strongly discouraged, but if it is needed, it should be shown in brackets (in the text). References should be arranged in alphabet from the first author. If there are two or more publications come from the same author in the same year, then in publishing year of publications should be added with smaller letters to distinguish it (for example: (Alimuddin et al., 2009a, b; Ekasari & Wiyoto (2010a).) Writing a bibliography should be followed the rules as it is exemplified as follows below:

Journal of an article

Author AB, Author CD, Author EF. 2013. The title of the article. Journal volume: page. Example: Shirakashi S, Hirano C, BA, Noor Asmara BM Ishimaru K, Miyashita, s. 2013. Shading reduces Neobenedenia girellae infection on cultured greater amberjack Serioladumerili. Fish Pathology 48: 25–28.


Author GH, Author IJ. 2010. The Title of The Book, 3rd edition. Place of Publication: Name of Publisher. Example: [FAO]. 2010. The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture 2010. Rome, Italy: FAO.

Chapters in the book

Author KL, Author MN. 2012. The title of the chapter: Subtitle. In: the Editor, the Editor of EF, Editor GH (eds).Title of Book, 2nd edition. Place of publication: Name of Publisher. pp page reference. Example: JH Tidwell, Allan g. 2012. The Role of Aquaculture: the Status of Aquaculture. In: Tidwell JH (ed). Aquculture Production Systems. Lowa, USA: John Wiley & Sons. pp. 7–11.

Tesis atau disertasi

Author QR. 2009. The title of the thesis [Thesis]. City of Publication: The Institution of the Publisher. Example: Rohmana d. 2009. Konversi limbah budidaya ikan lele (Clarias sp.) menjadi biomassa bakteri heterotroph untuk perbaikan kualitas air dan makanan udang galah (Macrobrachium rosenbergii) [Tesis]. Bogor: Institut Pertanian Bogor.

Electronic publication

Author ST. 2008. The title of the article. Webpage. [date of access]. Example: Windisch Schedle S, K, Pliztner C, Kroismayr a. 2008. Use of phytogenic feed additives u.s. products for swine and poultry. Journal of Animal Science 86:W140-E148. [29 December 2009].

[IUCN] The International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources. 2007. The IUCN red list of threatened species: 2001 categories and criteria (Version 3.1) http://www. [8 October 2007].

Not allowed to use the references that come from blogs and likely close, which could not be accounted for.


Give an arabic numbering at the titles of the table. The values of the table could be better come with a standard deviation for each averaged data. Any abbreviations, symbols, or information on the chart should be described in footnotes. Use the size font 10 for the title, content and references of the tables. The table should be shown in the text.


Graphs and photos should be shown in black and white format.


Give an arabic numbering on the title of images and end the sentences with a period. The standard deviation must be attached to every averaged value. An author who use the Microsoft Excel Program should be entered its data, or at least a chart in that format. Use the size font 10 for the title, contents, and notes on the chart. For special chart bar, show the chart with different color for different purposes.


Enter a scale on the photo if it is necessary. Also give the arrow to clarify parts of the set image.

Download the Author Guidelines here

Download the Author Declaration Form here.


Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

Copyright Notice

Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:

    1. Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.

    1. Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.

  1. Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work (See The Effect of Open Access).


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