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Marine Biology

International Journal on Life in Oceans and Coastal Waters

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Marine Biology is an international journal publishing original contributions from all fields of marine biology.

  • Highlights research promoting understanding of life in the sea, organism-environment interactions, and marine biosphere functioning.
  • Welcomes method articles, reviews, comments, and highlight articles of exceptional significance.
  • Includes a diverse and international editorial board with expertise in many different specialties.
  • No page charges or color illustration charges, with an average online publication time of 20 days upon acceptance.


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  • Ulrich Sommer
Journal Impact Factor
2.1 (2023)
5-year Journal Impact Factor
2.3 (2023)
Submission to first decision (median)
9 days
952,719 (2023)

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