ISSN 0718-1957 online version
ISSN 0717-3326 print version


Basic Information

The Revista de Biología Marina y Oceanografía is a continuation of the Revista de Biología Marina, founded in 1948 by Dr. Parmenio Yáñez, and publishing by the Facultad de Ciencias del Mar y de Recursos Naturales, Universidad de Valparaíso.

Publishes original papers in English and Spanish of articles, reviews, research notes, books comment and obituaries, related to scientific research in the fields of marine sciences.

The Revista de Biología Marina y Oceanografía is quadrimonthly, publishing an annual volume of three issues (April, August and December).

Information Services

  • Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts (ASFA)
  • BIOSIS Previews®
  • Cambridge Scientific Abstracts (CSA). Naturals Sciences - ProQuest
  • Dialnet
  • Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)
  • Ecological Abstracts
  • Elsevier/GEOAbstract (GEOBASE)
  • ISI Web of KnowledgeSM
  • Marine Literature Reviews
  • Oceanographic Literature Review
  • OceanDocs
  • Open J-Gate
  • RedAlyC
  • Science Citation Index Expandes® (SCI®)
  • Scientific Electronic Library Online (SciELO)
  • Web of Science®
  • Zoological Records (ZR)


  • The Revista de Biología Marina y Oceanografía authorizes the use of figures, tables and brief excerpts from its collection of articles for scientific and educational work provided that the source is acknowledged.
  • Copyright® Universidad de Valparaíso.


Funding is direct, with the main support and financial contribution from Universidad de Valparaíso, along with payment of each publication of a scientific paper.

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All volumes published since 1948 are available on our official website and download free content.

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Universidad de Valparaíso
Facultad de Ciencias del Mar y de Recursos Naturales

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Viña del Mar - Chile
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