"... plagiarism implies the act or effect of plagiarizing, copying, imitating, or reproducing" (Michaelis, 2020 in Facina et al., 2020). This definition of plagiarism is used in this journal. In broader sense, plagiarism which is explained by Facina et al. (2020) is applied in this journal.
To prevent plagiarism, all authors are recommended to self-check their manuscript for similarity against global references prior submission. Likewise, to avoid it, all articles which are published in this journal must have similarity against with the global references less than 20% (excluding references and bibliography).
It is recommended to use Turnitin(R) as the plagiarism detection software.
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'.