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Marine Biotechnology

An International Journal Focusing on Marine Genomics, Molecular Biology and Biotechnology

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Marine Biotechnology is a high-quality research journal focusing on the biotechnology of aquatic organisms.

  • Publishes papers in areas like molecular biology, genomics, proteomics, cell biology, and biochemistry.
  • Particularly encourages submissions related to genome biology.
  • MBTE represents a diverse, international editorial board across many research sub-specialties.
  • Official publication of the European Society for Marine Biotechnology (ESMB), the Japanese Society for Marine Biotechnology (JSMB), and the Australia New Zealand Marine Biotechnology Society (ANZMBS).


  • Zhanjiang (John) Liu
Impact factor
3.0 (2022)
5 year impact factor
3.4 (2022)
Submission to first decision (median)
14 days
239,771 (2023)

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