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 (e.g. 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 using a double-blind peer-reviewed system. Two reviewers will be assigned by the editor-in-chief from the journal reviewers. The author may suggest an external reviewer, if so, the external reviewer will be the third reviewer for the manuscript.
Decision making for the reviewed manuscript whether to accept or reject will be made by the editor-in-chief after receiving recommendations from the two reviewers.
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.
PUBLISHER: The JASM is published by Pascasarjana, Universitas Sam Ratulangi, Manado, in collaboration with the Indonesia of Aquatic Resources Management Association (Asosiasi Pengelola Sumber Daya Perairan Indonesia/SIPESUAR). It is printed in each publication as 'Graduate Program, UNSRAT, Manado, Indonesia – Asosiasi Pengelola Sumber Daya Perairan Indonesia'.