ISSN 0717-7178 online version
ISSN 0716-1069 print version

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Basic information

INVESTIGACIONES MARINAS is a journal that considers unpublished, original MSS in science and technology related to the sea, giving preference to those investigations made in the Southeastern Pacific Ocean and the Southern Ocean. The articles and short communications can be published in Spanish or English language.

The journal is published twice a year strictly according to schedule (May, 30th and November, 30th) and is published by the Escuela de Ciencias del Mar of the Facultad de Recursos Naturales of the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso.

The first number of the magazine appeared in of 1970, being its creator and first Editor professor Patricio Arana. In later years, professors Nelson Silva held the Editor position, Eleuterio Yáñez and actually Sergio Palma.

From its creation the journal has been published in uninterrupted form with an annual issue until the year 2000. From this year on, it started to be issued twice a year (

Its abbreviated title is Invest. Mar., and it should be used in bibliographies, footnotes, references and bibliographic strips.

Information services

The articles published in Investigaciones Marinas are indexed or summarized by:

  • Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts - ASFA
  • Caambridge Scientific Abstracts
  • Zoological Record - BIOSIS
  • Scientific Electronic Library Online - SCIELO
  • Online Computer Library Center - OCLC
  • Oceanic Abstracts
  • Red de Revistas Cientíticas de América Latina y el Caribe, España y Portugal - REDALyC


  • Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso.


The publication of Investigaciones Marinas is financially supported by:

  • Escuela de Ciencias del Mar - Facultad de Recursos Naturales- Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso.
  • Comisión Nacional de Investigación Científica y Tecnológica - CONICYT.

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Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso
Facultad de Recursos Naturales
Escuela de Ciencias del Mar

Casilla 1020
Valparaíso - Chile
Tel.: (56-32) 2274258
Fax: (56-32) 2274206/2274247