Author Guidelines

Articles received in the Tropical Fisheries Management Journal are results of research, policy analysis/methodology, and scientific reviews relating to the management of tropical fisheries resources. Articles must be original writings that have never been published in national or international scientific journals. Manuscripts are typed using the Microsoft Word program using Indonesian or English, typed in one space, each page is given a page number, page layout: paper (letter), margins (top, bottom, right, left = 1.27 cm) in size Customizable letters in the journal template. Words to be italicized are underlined or immediately italicized, capital letters are only used at the beginning of the word from the article title, paragraph title, and scientific name, and the name of the city or country (place) in Latin binomial or trinomial form. International System Units (SI), including those derived from, must be used. Then the manuscript should not exceed 15 typed pages and include tables and figures.

Manuscripts are arranged in the following order: Title, Author's Name, affiliation, and e-mail (only correspondence) Abstract, Keywords, Introduction, Method used, Results, Discussion, Conclusion, Acknowledgments (if needed), and Bibliography.

TITLE: Title in Indonesian and English. The title should be no more than 15 words and describe the contents of the manuscript, followed by the author's name, affiliation.

ABSTRACT: Abstract is presented concisely and a maximum of 250 words. The abstract is written in Indonesian and in English, then followed by keywords. Keywords consist of 4-6 words/phrases arranged alphabetically.

INTRODUCTION: The introduction describes the background and purpose of the research that is concise and does not use sub-chapters.

METHODS: The method is explained briefly and delivered properly. This chapter arranged sequentially starting from the time and place/location, tools and materials, research procedures used, and data analysis.

RESULTS AND DISCUSSION: Results and discussion are written separately in sub-chapters.
Results: described concisely and describe all the results of the study.
Discussion:, concise, non-repetitive, and using scientific literature.

TABLE: Table numbering is done in sequence. The table number must be identified in the text. The title is concise, the table is placed in the body of the writing (not on a separate page). Letters and numbers in the table.

FIGURE: Numbering of images is done sequentially and must be identified in the text, images in the form of graphics, maps, and photographs must be of good quality and placed in the body of the writing (not on a separate page).

CONCLUSION: written concisely and consider the title, purpose, and objectives of the study.

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS: contains thanks to partners or research donors who provide research funds (if needed).

REFERENCES: libraries must be written from published or unpublished, such as journals, books, chapter books, theses, theses, or dissertations. A bibliography must be arranged alphabetically from the first author. The bibliography format used is the reference (APA).
Examples of writing a bibliography and references:
Hakim AA, Kamal MM, Butet NA, Affandi R. 2020. Analysis of river order and stadia distribution as a basis for determining eel fish protection areas (Anguilla spp.) In the Cimandiri watershed, West Java. Tropical Fisheries Management Journal. 3 (1): 1-9.
Reference: (Hakim et al. 2020) or Hakim et al. (2020)
Antoni A. 2020. Light Adaptation on Growth Performance of Pomfret. Bogor: IPB Press. 301 p.
Reference: (Antoni 2020) or Antoni (2020)
Thesis / Thesis / Dissertation:
Antoni A. 2019. Light Adaptation on Growth Performance of Pomfret [thesis]. Faculty of Fisheries and Marine Science. Bogor: IPB University.
Reference: (Antoni 2019) or Antoni (2019)
Articles in Books:
Krebs CJ. 1998. Species diversity measures. In: Cummings B (ed). Ecological Methodology, 2nd edition. London: Pearson. pp 151-169.
Reference: (Krebs 1998) or Krebs (1998)
Note: For authors of more than two people, all authors' names are written in the bibliography.
Manuscripts can be sent via the Open Journal System (OJS) in the journal website  online submission