Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The focus and scope of the Tropical Biology journal covers the fields of:

1. Molecular Biology

2. Bacterial Biology

3. Plant and Animal Biology

4. Anatomy Biology

5. Ecological Biology

6. Marine Biology


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

All manuscripts submitted to this journal must follow focus and scope, and author guidelines of this journal. The submitted manuscripts must address scientific merit or novelty appropriate to the focus and scope. All manuscripts must be free from plagiarism contents. All authors are suggested to use plagiarism detection software to do the similarity checking. Editors check the plagiarism detection of articles in this journal by using a Turnitin software.

The research article submitted to this journal will be double blind reviewed at least 2 (two) or more expert reviewers. The reviewers give scientific valuable comments improving the contents of the manuscript.

Final decision of articles acceptance will be made by Editors according to reviewers comments. Publication of accepted articles including the sequence of published articles will be made by Editor in Chief by considering sequence of accepted date and geographical distribution of authors as well as thematic issue.


Publication Frequency

Jurnal Biologi Tropis (ISSN Print 1411-9587 and ISSN Online 2549-7863) was published in 2000 with a frequency of 2 times a year by the Biology Education Study Program PMIPA FKIP Mataram University, containing research results and scientific reviews in the field of Biological Science. Starting in 2020 Jurnal Biologi Tropis is published 3 times a year with periods in January-April, May-August and September-December.


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.

This journal is open access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to users or / institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to full text articles in this journal without asking prior permission from the publisher or author. This is in accordance with Budapest Open Access Initiative