Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Journal of Aquatic Science & Management (JASM) is a double blind peer-reviewed journal that publishes scientific articles of original research based on in-depth scientific study in the field of aquatic science and management, covering aspects of limnology, oceanography, ecotoxicology, geomorphology, fisheries, and coastal management, as well as interactions among them.


Section Policies


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Peer Review Process

Each of submitted manuscript will be reviewed before accepted for publication. Review's process will be done in two stages, such as:

Stage 1: Preliminary Review - it is an initial editorial review (also known as Desktop Review) conducted by the editor in chief -; review on writing format and completeness of the manuscript (eg, letters, pictures and tables, references, and number of pages), resulting in either a decision to send for peer review (Stage 2) or an editorial rejection.

Stage 2: Advanced Review; in-depth review of the feasibility of the manuscript for publication. Review will be conducted by a double blind peer-reviewer chosen by journal's editor from the journal reviewers or outside the journal.

Overall review's processes will be done in 3-4 weeks. Please monitor the results of the review for each stage on the pages available on this site.


Publication Frequency

Journal of ASM (JASM) is published regularly (April and October) through online only.


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.



This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...