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Author Guidelines

The official language of the journal is English Types of paper :

1. Research Articles: Original and unpublished work e.g. controlled trials, intervention studied, studies of screening and diagnostic test, cost effectiveness analyses, case-control series, and surveys or monitoring program. Generally, manuscripts should not exceed 8,000 words, the maximum word length being 10,000 can be accepted after consultation with Editor-in-Chief. The length of a paper should be commensurate with the scientific information being reported. In particular, the introductory material should be limited to a few paragraphs and results presented in figures should not be repeated in tables.

2. Short Communication: A brief communication of urgent matter or the reporting of preliminary findings to be given expedited publication. Maximum 4000 worlds excluding references and abstract and up to 10 references.

3. Reviews: Critical assessments of literature and data sources. Those wishing to prepare a review should first consult the Editors or Associate Editors concerning acceptability of topic and length. Special Issues. Series seminar, proceedings of symposia, workshops and/or conferences will be considered for publication as a special issue.

Article structure

Concise and informative. Avoid abbreviations  and formulae where possible. No more than 20 words.

Author names and affiliations.
Where the family name may be ambiguous (e.g., a double name), please indicate this clearly. Present the authors' affiliation addresses (where the actual work was done) below the names. Indicate all affiliations with a lower-case superscript letter immediately after the author's name and in front of the appropriate address. Provide the full postal address of each affiliation, including the country name and, if available, the e-mail address of each author. Please indicate the corresponding author who will handle correspondence at all stages of refereeing and publication, also post-publication. 

A concise and factual abstract is required. The abstract should state briefly the purpose of the research, methodology, the principal results and major conclusions. An abstract is often presented separately from the article, so it must be able to stand alone. For this reason, References should be avoided, but if essential, then cite the author(s) and year(s). Also, non-standard or uncommon abbreviations should be avoided, but if essential they must be defined at their first mention in the abstract itself. No more than 250 words.

Immediately after the abstract, provide a maximum of 5 keywords, general and plural terms should be avoided.

State the objectives of the work and provide an adequate background, avoiding a detailed literature survey or a summary of the results.

Material and methods
Provide sufficient detail to allow the work to be reproduced. Methods already published should be indicated by a reference: only relevant modifications should be described.

Results and Discussion
Results should be clear and concise. Discussion should explore the significance of the research work while extensive citations and discussion of published literature should be avoided. A separate Results and Discussion is often appropriate.

The main conclusions of the study may be presented in a short Conclusions section, which may stand alone or form a subsection of a Discussion or Results and Discussion section.

Acknowledgements contains a list of individuals who provided help during the research (e.g., sampling taken, providing language help, writing assistance or proof reading the article, etc.).

Authors’ contributions:
The individual contributions of authors to the manuscript should be specified in this section.
Example: JWL and PLS designed the study, performed the statistical analyses, and wrote the manuscript. HCW developed the parasite protocols. HYL and PLS performed the field work. HYL and HCW analyzed the specimen. All authors participated in revising the manuscript. All authors read and approved the final manuscript.

Competing interests:
Authors must declare all relationships or interests from the work conducted in the manuscript. The Conflict of Interest statement should list each author separately by name:
LT declares that she has no conflict of interest.
LW has received research grants from the DIKTI, Indonesia.
If multiple authors declare no conflict, please write the following sentence:
LT and LW declare that they have no conflict of interest.

Authors’ statement of originalty:
Authors must declare :

1. this paper is original and completely the result of my / our research; this paper does not contain the parts of the wording previously published, and in no matter does the paper infringe anyone’s proprietary or author’s/copy rights;

2. I / we fully take the liability for the carried out research, the collected, processed and interpreted data and the conclusions we opted for;

3. the used bibliographical references are precisely referred to in the wording and the list of references;

4.the used ideas, figures, tables, graphs of other authors are precisely referenced by stating the

source, in compliance with the reference-making standards;

5. if more than two quotations of other authors are used, I / we do confirm that I / we haveobtained the written consent/approval of the owners of the copyrights to include those quotations in the wording of the paper;

6. this paper, i.e. part of the paper, has not been published and will not be sent to any other journal or publication to be published

Availability of data and materials:
Authors should fill in “Availability of data and materials” section concerning the data involved in the paper to be available to readers. Omni-akuatika recommends the key datasets of the manuscript should be either deposited in publicly available repositories (e.g. Genbank for DNA sequences data) or presented as additional files in computer reader format (e.g. excel, doc or pdf formats). If author do not want to open up their data, please state the reason in this section.

Consent for publication:
In the case of the paper involve any person’s data in any form, there is a needed to obtain consent to publish from that person (parent/legal guardian for data involving children).
Please state “Not applicable” in this section in the case the paper does not include any of the data from individual person.

Ethics approval consent to participate:
All procedures in the research conducted in the manuscript involve human subjects or laboratory animals, author must declare they have followed the ethical standards of the responsible committee on human or laboratory animal experimentation (institutional and national – please include name the ethics committee).
For studies that do not contain studies with human or laboratory animal subjects, please state “not applicable” in this section


Citation in text
Please ensure that every reference cited in the text is also present in the reference list (and vice versa). Any references cited in the abstract must be given in full. Unpublished results and personal communications are not recommended in the reference list, but may be mentioned in the text

Web references
As a minimum, the full URL should be given and the date when the reference was last accessed. Any further information, if known (DOI, author names, dates, reference to a source publication, etc.), should also be given. Web references can be listed separately (e.g., after the reference list) under a different heading if desired, or can be included in the reference list.

Reference style
References should be arranged first chronologically and then further sorted alphabetically if necessary.

Examples in the manuscript body :
'”…The application of marine bioremediation in Indonesian water is relatively new (Weber et al., 1994a; Weber et al., 1994b; Heipieper et al., 1995). Biomass estimations were calculated according to
Smith et al. (1986). White et al., (2014) have recently shown ....'”

Example in reference list : 

References should be arranged first alphabetically and then further sorted chronologically.  One reference from the same author(s) in the same year must be identified by the letters 'a', 'b', 'c', etc., placed after the year of publication.

Reference to a journal publication:
Syakti, A.D., Acquaviva, M., Gilewizc, M., Doumenq, P., Bertand, J.-C. 2004. Comparison of n-eicosane and phenanthrene degradation by pure and mixed cultured of two marine bacteria. Environmental Research 96, 206–218.

Reference to a book:
Forstner, U., Wittmann, G.T.W. 1979. Metal Pollution in the Aquatic Environment. Springer-Verlag, New York. 489 pp.

Reference to a chapter in an edited book:
Kroppenstedt, R.M. 1985. Fatty acid and menaquinone analysis of actinomycetes and related organisms. In: Goodfellow, M.,Minnikin, D.E. (Eds.), Chemical Methods in Bacterial Systematic. Academic Press, London, pp. 173–199.

Note: References should be arranged first alphabetically and then further sorted chronologically. One reference from the same author(s) in the same year must be identified by the letters 'a', 'b', 'c', etc., placed after the year of publication. Scientific names should be written in italic. Omni-Akuatika strongly suggests using reference management software such as Mendeley, JabRef, etc. Please ensure that you remove all field codes of reference management before submitting the electronic manuscript.

Additional notes:
Subdivision - numbered sections
Divide your article into clearly defined and numbered sections. Subsections should be numbered 1.(then 1.1., 1.2., ...), 2, etc. (the abstract is not included in section numbering).

Figure captions
Ensure that each illustration has a caption. A caption should comprise a brief title (not on the figure itself) and a description of the illustration. Keep text in the illustrations themselves to a minimum but explain all symbols and abbreviations used.

Number tables consecutively with Arabic numerals in accordance with their appearance in the text. Avoid vertical rules. Be sparing in the use of tables and ensure that the data presented in tables do not duplicate results described elsewhere in the article. Tables should never be included within the text, because file(s) containing tables are attached separately in the electronic submission system.




Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text is 1.5-spaced; uses a 10-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed at the end.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

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