Focus and Scope

Scientia Marina is a 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.