Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Omni-Aquatika is a scholarly refereed research journal which aims to promote the theory and practice, innovation, engineering, and management as well as social-economic relevant in fisheries and marine sciences fields. The main aspects of research areas include, but are not exclusive to the current research on cells, organisms, populations, ecosystems, or processes that affect aquatic systems in the field of fisheries and marine science. The journal also welcome other aquatic relevant aspect related to the transport, fate, control of nutrients and abatement of pollutants in the aquatic environment as well as the ecosystem rehabilitation. The authors and readers are students, scientists, and regulatory experts from the academic, industrial, and government sectors worldwide. Master thesis and part of dissertation research work might be becoming the potential contributors. High-quality, research articles make up the primary content. Other contributions are short communications, reviews, and special issues. Before contributions are accepted for publication, they must pass a peer-review process managed by the editor-in-chief.

 

Section Policies

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Editorial Preface

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Research Articles

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Short Communication

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Review

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Peer Review Process

Omni-Akuatika recognise that peer review process is dedicatedly to ensure good science is published. High standard of Omni-Akuatika scientific journals is depend on our reviewers which have been selected by our Editors board. Hence, all manuscripts are peer reviewed following the procedure outlined below. Initial evaluation The handling Editors first evaluate all manuscripts to check the scope and originality of the papers. At this stage, the Editor can reject a manuscript If there are serious scientific flaws found and are outside the aims and scope of the journal. Those that meet the minimum criteria are passed on to experts for review. The timelines for this stage is about 1 weeks of receipt. Peer Review model Omni-Akuatika employs single blind review, where the reviewer remains anonymous to the authors throughout the process. In some case, the handling Editor can make an Editorial review (due date for publication timelines) Selection of Reviewer and timelines The handling editor will select the potential reviewers that are matched to the paper according to their expertise. The handling editor should find two independent reviewers to evaluate this manuscript or if after 6 weeks or if the Handling Editor didn't find the reviewers, they can alternatively be a sole reviewer and further to make a decision for the acceptance of the manuscript. Accordingly, the reviewers will obtain a file containing Paper Evaluation Sheet (PES) evaluating whether the manuscript: Is sufficient original Is methodologically sound Has results which are clearly presented and support the conclusions Correctly references previous relevant work Revision steps Report A decision to accept or reject the manuscript will be sent to the author along with any recommendations made by the reviewers and may include verbatim comments by the reviewers. The author(s) have two weeks to rebuttal response the reviewer(s) comments. Editor’s Decision is final Based on reviewers advises, the Editor will give a final decision on the acceptance or rejection of the article.

 

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.

 

Archiving

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...