Indonesia is a Southeast Asian nation. Its capital city is Jakarta. Indonesia has tropical climate and archipelagic geography that support the world's second highest level of biodiversity after Brazil. More than 700 regional languages are spoken in Indonesia's numerous islands. Both nature and culture are major components of Indonesian tourism.
It is situated between the Indian and Pacific Ocean. The country shares land borders with Papua New Guinea, East Timor, and the Malaysian Borneo. Other neighbouring countries include Singapore, the Philippines, Australia, Palau, and the Indian territory of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Indonesia has a tropical climate, with two distinct monsoonal wet and dry seasons. Indonesia is located on the edges of the Pacific, Eurasian, and Australian tectonic plates makes it the site of numerous volcanoes and frequent earthquakes.
Indonesia is a founding member of ASEAN and a member of the G-20 major economies. The Indonesian economy is the world's 16th largest by nominal GDP and the 8th largest by GDP at PPP. Indonesia has a mixed economy in which both the private sector and government. Indonesia was the 27th biggest exporting country in the world in 2010. Indonesia has extensive natural resources, including crude oil, natural gas, tin, copper, and gold. Indonesia's major imports include machinery and equipment, chemicals, fuels, and foodstuffs, and the country's major export commodities include oil and gas, electrical appliances, plywood, rubber, and textiles.
Indonesia produced 490000 tons of shrimp in 2004, which was 8% of the world production for the year. Indonesia third in the world in terms of inland and marine catch as well as fourth in aquaculture output. Fishery exports increased strongly in recent years. The Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries is comprised of: (1) five Directorate Generals – of Aquaculture; Capture Fisheries; Marine, Coastal and Small Islands; Marine and Fisheries Resource Controls; and Capacity Building and Marketing; (2) two Agency for Marine Affairs and Fisheries Research; and Human Resource Development, (3) Secretariat General, (4) Inspectorate General, and (5) Advisory Staffs providing expertise to the Minister in specific fields. There undergoes many researches and development in aquaculture field which can be understood by aquaculture journals. Many researchers share their researches and knowledge in list of aquaculture journals Indonesia. These works are published in list of aquaculture journals. Indonesia aquaculture journals and aquaculture journals Indonesia list considers articles for publication that reflect on the consequences of aquaculture study.