Bulletin of Marine and Coastal Research

About the Journal

The Bulletin of Marine and Coastal Research (ISSN: 0122-9761 - On line ISSN: 2590-4671) is a scientific journal that publishes unedited works about research topics on the sea or coastal aquatic environments, undertaken in the tropical and subtropical areas of the Americas. It has been edited since 1967 by the Instituto de Investigaciones Marinas y Costeras “José Benito Vives de Andréis”-INVEMAR (Marine and Coastal Research Institute). Volumes 1-8 were called “Mitteilungen aus dem Instituto Colombo-Alemán de Investigaciones Científicas Punta de Betín” and between volumes 9 and 24 it was called “Anales del Instituto de Investigaciones Marinas y Costeras”. Since 2008, the journal has published two issues per annual volume.

The journal is indexed in Web of Science, SciELO-Colombia and in SCOPUS since 2016. The Bulletin is an open access publication, which can be consulted on INVEMAR’s website ( and it is also distributed nationally and internationally through exchange systems. Instructions to authors for preparation and submission of manuscripts are in the final pages of each published issue and our website.

Registered in Biological Abstracts, Biosis Previews, Periódica, Zoological Record, Latindex, SciELO-Colombia, DOAJ, ISI Web of Knowledge, International Innovative Journal Impact Factor (IIJIF), SJR and SCOPUS.