Helgoland Marine Research

ISSN: 1438-387X (Print) 1438-3888 (Online)



Helgoland Marine Research is transitioning to BioMed Central, with all articles published open access beginning 1st January 2016. Until the transition is complete, submissions to the journal can continue to be made using the “Submit Online” link above. However, please note:

All new submissions, as of 1st August 2015, will be subject to BioMed Central’s portfolio-wide policies, including those concerning creative commons licenses and article-processing charges (APCs). Please note that the APCs for Helgoland Marine Research are currently covered by the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research.

The journal Helgoland Marine Research publishes original research papers, invited reviews, and commentary on all aspects and levels of the biology of marine and brackish water organisms.

Helgoland Marine Research is sponsored by the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research.

Among the topics of particular interest are explorations of ecological dynamics, life cycles, biological oceanography, environmental biology, physiology and behavior, morphology, evolution and taxonomy, cultivation and techniques and more.

The Editor-in-Chief is Heinz-Dieter Franke, Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Helgoland, Germany.

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