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Author Guidelines

Guide lines for writing journal Chanos chanos

General Provisions

The article is the result of scientific research in the field of marine and fisheries. Articles written in Indonesian or English typed with MS-Word, Times New Roman font size 12 on quarto or A4 paper including Pictures and Tables with top and bottom margins 3 cm and left and right 2.5 cm. For articles in Indonesian, the writing is completed with titles in Indonesian and English, abstract (English) followed by keywords and abstracts (Indonesian) followed by keywords. While the article is in English, writing the title in English, abstract (English) followed by keywords, and abstract (Indonesian) followed by keywords.

The author of the article written in Indonesian follows the General Guidelines for Indonesian Language Spelling, refined based on Minister of National Education Regulation No. 46 of 2009. Writing fractions in Indonesian-language papers use commas, while in English-language papers using dots.

All communication with publishers is done electronically (email: The article manuscript is by the format and guidelines for Chanos chanos writing, and please send it to the web: All incoming texts will receive an acceptance reply. The results of reviews from reviewers (sustainable partners) will also be sent via web and email.


II. Systematics of Article Composition

2.1. Systematics article structure generally results as follows:

  • Title (as short as possible) and accompanied by an English translation typed italic.
  • Author's name, name, and the city of agency location, and corresponding author e-mail.
  • Abstract in English (contains a little background, objectives, methods, and research results and no more than 225 words. All written in English with italics)
  • Maximum words eight words (English). The word "Keywords:" is written in bold
  • Abstract in the Indonesian language (contains a little background, objectives, methods, and research results and no more than 225 words).
  • Maximum keyword eight words (Indonesian). "Keywords:" written in bold
  • Introduction (without subtitles, containing background, problems, problem formulation, a summary of theoretical studies, scientific reviews related to titles based on current references (literature), and research objectives)). In this introduction also presented a scientific question (a scientific question) or hypothesis that will be answered in the study.
  • Research methods (clearly written time, location, material (data), and analysis of research data to allow other researchers to repeat related experiments). This section can be made in several sub-chapters.
  • Results and discussion (the results are presented first and then followed by an explanation or discussion. The discussion must use references or be compared (reviewed) with the latest references (literature). Results and discussions can be put together or separated in separate sub-chapters.
  • Conclusions (written in the form of essays (paragraphs) in a concise and clear manner and must be able to answer (explain) the title and also the purpose of the study). Suggestions are included in the discussion if deemed necessary.
  • Acknowledgments (written clearly and concisely to whom the gratitude is given. Research that is funded by DIPA, grants, or the like to include the contract number).
  • Bibliography (see the next provisions)
  • Attachment (if available, but not recommended)
  • Some pages of paper between 5-15 pages (starting from the title to the bibliography).
  • The author is required to use 80% of the total references used in scientific journals.


III. Writing Technique

3.1. Title

The title is written in capital letters, in bold, in the center (center), Times New Roman font 12, black. Under the title of the manuscript in the Indonesian language, the title translation in English is italic.




3.2. Writer's Name

The author's name is written without a title with a capital letter at the beginning of the name, in bold, in the middle, Times New Roman font 12, black. Equipped with name and city of agency location and E-mail for the corresponding author with Times New Roman 12 font, black with one space.

Example 1:

Anna Fauziah

Program Studi Teknik Budidaya Perikanan, Politeknik Kelautan dan Perikanan Sidoarjo, Sidoarjo



If the article is written by more than one person and the address of the institution is different, then each author's name is followed by a number written superscript. Email addresses that are listed only for the corresponding author.


Example 2:

R Sugeng Rahardjo1* dan Bambang Supriyadi1

1Program Studi Agribisnis Perikanan, Politeknik Kelautan dan Perikanan Sidoarjo, Sidoarjo

*E-mail :


Example 3:

Tri Rahayu Andayani1*, Sri Rumiyati1,  dan Lego Suhono2

1Program Studi Teknik Pengolahan Produk Perikanan, Politeknik KP Sidoarjo,

2Politeknik KP Kupang

*E-mail :


3.3. Abstract in English and Keywords

The words "Abstract" are written in capital letters, the center (center) is bold-italic (italic), font Times New Roman 11, black, space 1. The contents are not bolded. Left and right flat writing, without paragraph (the overall abstract is a paragraph). Writing "Keywords" is written in capital letters at the beginning of the word, in bold, font Times New Roman 11, black, given a colon, then bold. The writing is left flat.





A study of interaction on humin for Mg(II) and Cd(II) in the seawater medium was investigated…...... and so on.

Keywords: absorption, humin, cadmium, magnesium


3.4. Abstract in Indonesian and Keywords

The text "Abstract" is written in capital letters, the middle (center) is bold, font Times New Roman 11, black, space 1. The contents are not bold. Left and right flat writing, without paragraph (the whole abstract is a paragraph).

The words "Keywords" are written in capital letters at the beginning of the word, in bold, font Times New Roman 11, black, given two dots, then bold. The writing is left flat.





Penelitian tentang studi interaksi pada humin untuk absorpsi Mg(II) dan Cd(II) dalam medium air laut .... dan seterusnya.

Kata kunci: absorpsi, humin, magnesium


3.5. Chapters and Sub-Chapters

The chapter is written in Roman numerals, in capital letters, in bold, left edge, font Times New Roman 12, black while sub-chapter is written in regular numerical order, capital letters at the beginning of words, bold, left edge flat, Times New Roman font 12, black. If in the sub-section there are still more sub-sections, then the writing is given a parallel number with the previous sub-chapter followed by a point, a title with a capital letter at the beginning of the word, bold, left-sided flat, Times New Roman font 12, black.

The following example:




2.1. Time and Place of Research

2.2. Material and Data

2.3. Data analysis


3.1. Surface Temperature

3.1.1. Chlorophyll-a concentration

(Note: sub chapter results and discussion can be put together)





3.6. Footnotes

Footnotes are given a numeric symbol after the phrase/term (1) will be explained. Footnote which is a description of words/phrases written in Times New Roman 8 font, black.

3.7. Table

The table title is placed above the table. The table title is written in capital letters at the beginning of the word, placed on the left (left), font Times New Roman 12. The table is numbered, followed by the point, then the table title (for example Table 1. Title ..., Table 2. Title ...). The distance between placing the table from the sentence above is two spaces, and  the distance of the table to the new sentence below is two spaces. The distance from the table title to the table itself is one space. If there is a footnote for the table, the distance from the table is one space. If more than one line uses space 1.



  1. Table 1. Humin and humic acid content from the isolation of peat soil.



3.8. Picture

Images can be diagrams, graphs, maps, photos (which convey data) and others. The title of the image is placed below the picture, written in capital letters at the beginning of the word, placed flat left (left), font Times New Roman 12. The distance from the title of the image to the image itself is one space. If there is a footnote for the image, the distance from the table is one space. The picture is numbered followed by the point, then the title of the image (e.g., Figure 1. Title ..., Figure 2. Title ...). If the title is more than two lines use space 1.

Examples of writing as follows:

[Show pictures here without the box line]

Figure 1. The dock remains in the research area.


3.9. Decimal Number Writing

The Journal of Chanos chanos adopts the technical and scientific writing system including the writing of decimal numbers following the enhanced spelling by the Minister of National Education, Republic of Indonesia Regulation Number 46 of 2009 concerning General Guidelines for Enhanced Indonesian Spelling.

Abstract and text in Indonesian are writing the decimal number followed by a comma, for example, sea surface temperatures of 31.26°C (thirty-one point twenty-six degrees Celsius). Meanwhile, abstract or text in English, decimal number writing is written with a dot, for example, the sea surface temperature of 31.26°C.


3.10. Reference and References

Reference writing techniques in text and bibliography, using styles commonly used in scientific writing guidelines, especially in the International Journal. Bibliography only lists the sources referenced in the text only. Conversely, references referred to in the text must be included in the bibliography. The bibliography is sorted alphabetically, using Times New Roman font 12, black. If the references are more than one, they are sorted by the most recent published year. The way to write library sources (references) is as follows.


Write Referrals in Text

  • Writing references, writing the surname of the author followed by a comma or point and year of publication of articles/papers / reports / proceedings / etc. For authors, more than two people are written using "et al." (Italics).
  • Writing "and" or "and" before the last name is written according to the title of the article, "dan" for Indonesia and "and" for the UK.


Anastasi (1997) states ... or ..... (Anastasi, 1997).

Kiswara dan Winardi (1994) concluded ... or ... (Kiswara dan Winardi, 1994).

Berk and Romly (1984) research ... or ...... (Berk and Romly, 1984).

Ali et al. (2008) explain .... or ...... (Ali et al., 2008).


Writing Bibliography

  • Write a family name followed by a comma, a space spacing, an abbreviation of the first or second name (if any) followed by a dot, a space spacing, year of publication followed by a point, a space spacing, Title of article / paper, journal name (written in italics) followed point, volume (edition), colon, page number of the paper / article in the journal followed by a point.
  • If more than one line, then the next row enters with nine beats (1.25 cm hanging left).


Example of a Scientific Journal:

Wastu, A.D. and T. Masumoto. 2017. Growth and Protein Content of Ulva prolifera Maintained at Different Flow Rates in Integrated Aquaculture System. J. Ilmu dan Teknologi Kelautan Tropis, 9(2):429-441.

Trowulan, Endang, M. Rizal Fahlivi, Adi Suseno. 2020. Pengaruh suhu dan waktu sterilisasi terhadap jumlah total bakteri anaerob dan nilai kesukaan konsumen pada pepes ikan bandeng (Chanos chanos) dalam kemasan retort pounch yang disimpan selama sebulam.. J. Chanos chanos, (21) : 1.


Sample Textbook:

Anastasi, A. 1997. Psychological testing. 4th ed. MacMillan Press. New York. 234 p.

Berk, R.A., B.A. Romly, and N.N. Siogu. 1984. A guide criterion referenced test construction. The John Hopkins University Press. Baltimore. 389 p.


Examples of Articles in a Book / Proceedings (if the editor is more than five people, then written et al. (Eds.):


Berk, R.A. 1988. Selecting index or reliability. In: Berk, R.A. (ed.). A guide to posting construction. The John Hopkins University Press. Baltimore. 200-217 pp.

Ramdi, N.S., B.K. Roland, dan D. Torres. 2010. Variabilitas konsentrasi klorofil-a di Laut Jawa. Dalam: Nababan et al. (eds.). Prosiding pertemuan ilmiah tahunan VI ISOI  2009, International Convention Center, Botani Square, Bogor, 16-17 November 2009. Hlm.: 223-247.

Berk, R.A. 1984a. Selecting index or reliability. In: Berk, R.A. (ed.). A guide to posting construction. The John Hopkins University Press. Baltimore, 234-345 pp.

Berk, R.A. 1984b. Conducting the item analysis. In: Berk, R.A. (ed.). A guide to posting construction. The John Hopkins University Press. Baltimore. 123-134 pp.


Examples of translations:

Gagne, R.M., L.J. Briggs, and W.W. Wage. 1988. Prinsip-prinsip desain instruksional, (3rd Ed.).

Soeparman, K. (penterjemah). Holt, Rineahart, and Winston Press. Chicago. 236 p.


Examples of Articles from the Internet:

Lynch, T. 1996. DS9 trials and tribble – actions review. From Psi Phi: Bradley's Science Fiction Club, [Retrieved on 23 March 2007].


Examples of Articles Not Published:

Nababan, B. 2005. Bio-optical variability of surface waters in the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico. Dissertation. College of Marine Science. The University of South Florida. 158 p.


Example of Book / Research Report without Author:

Pusat Penelitian Oseanografi Lembaga Ilmu Pengetahuan Indonesia (P2O-LIPI). 2008. Prospek perikanan Indonesia. P2O-LIPI. Jakarta. 234 hlm.


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 single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than 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.

Copyright Notice

Authors who publish articles in Jurnal Penelitian Chanos Chanos agree to the following terms:

  1. Authors retain copyright of the article and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a CC-BY-SA or The Creative Commons Attribution–ShareAlike License.
  2. Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgment of its initial publication in this journal.
  3. Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work (See The Effect of Open Access).


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