ISSN 0718-1957 versión en línea
ISSN 0717-3326 versión impresa


Basic Information

The Revista de Biología Marina y Oceanografía (RBMO) 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.

The RBMO publishes original papers in English and Spanish derives from scientific research carried out in marine and estuarine environments, either in Review, Articles and Scientific Notes format. It also publishes obituaries and biographical notes related to marine sciences.

The RBMO is quadrimonthly journal, publishing an annual volume of three issues (April, August and December).
The RBMO is an open access journal (Open Access), that is, reading and downloading without registration or payment.

As of August 2019, by decision of the editorial committee, publication costs are excluded, both for national and foreign authors.

Information Services

  • Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts (ASFA)
  • Clarivate Analytics
  • Dialnet
  • EBSCOhost®
  • RedAlyC
  • Web of Science®


  • The RBMO is edited by the Faculty of Marine Sciences and Natural Resources of the University of Valparaíso, Viña del Mar, Chile, (Exempt Decree No. 413 of September 15, 1982).
  • All RBMO content, except where it is identified, is under a Creative Commons License (Non-Commercial Attribution 3.0 Unported - CC BY-NC 3.0).
  • The RBMO authorizes the use of its contents, in scientific and educational works, as long as the source of the information is included.
  • All Rights Reserved® Universidad de Valparaíso.


Funding is direct, with the main support and financial contribution from Universidad de Valparaíso

Back issues

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

[Editorial board] [Instructions to authors] [Subscription]

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

Casilla 5080 - Reñaca
Viña del Mar - Chile
Tel.: (56-32) 2507845
@revbiolmar /