Scientia Marina is a scientific journal published by CSIC and edited by the Institut de Ciències del Mar that publishes original papers, reviews and comments concerning research in the following fields:

- Marine Biology and Ecology
- Fisheries and Fisheries Ecology
- Systematics, Faunistics and Marine Biogeography
- Physical Oceanography
- Chemical Oceanography
- Marine Geology.

Emphasis is placed on articles of an interdisciplinary nature and of general interest.

Founded in 1955 under the title of Investigación Pesquera adopts its current name in 1989. It began to be available online in 2007, in PDF format, maintaining printed edition until 2014. That year it became an electronic journal publishing in PDF, HTML and XML-JATS. Contents of previous issues are also available in PDF files.

Scientia Marina is indexed in Web of Science: Journal Citation Reports (JCR), Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI), Current Contents - Agriculture, Biology & Environmental Sciences, Zoological Record and BIOSIS Previews; SCOPUS, CWTS Leiden Ranking (Journal indicators) Core publication, REDIB, DOAJ and other national and international databases. It is indexed in Latindex Catalogue 2.0 and has obtained the FECYT Seal of Quality.

Journal Impact Factor (JIF) 2022 (2 years): 1.400
Journal Impact Factor (JIF) 2022 (5 years): 1.800
Rank by JIF: 63/106 (Q3, Marine & Freshwater Research)
Source: Clarivate Analytics©, Journal Citation Reports®

Journal Citation Indicator (JCI) 2022: 0.57
Rank by JCI: 55/114 (Q2, Marine & Freshwater Research)
Source: Clarivate Analytics©, Journal Citation Reports®

Eigenfactor / Percentile 2022: 0.00069
Article influence/ Percentile 2022: 0.389
Eigenfactor Category: Ecology and Evolution
Source: University of Washington©, EigenFACTOR®

Open Access



Original Content

Peer Review

Ethical Code

Plagiarism Detection

Digital Identifiers


Digital Preservation

Research Data Policy


Online First

Current Issue

Vol. 88 No. 1 (2024)
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