Journal of Marine Resources and Coastal Management is a peer-reviewed journal published biannually by the Marine Science Departement, Faculty of Science and Technology, UIN Sunan Ampel and Indonesian Counterpart for Energy and Environmental Solutions. The journal publishes papers, reviews, analyses and case studies in conservation and utilization of marine natural resources and coastal zone management and policy. The journal is an open-access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full-text paper, or use them for other legitimate purposes without asking permission from the publisher or the author.