Marine Biology publishes original and internationally significant contributions from all fields of marine biology. Special emphasis is given to articles which promote the understanding of life in the sea, organism-environment interactions, interactions between organisms, and the functioning of the marine biosphere. While original research articles are the backbone of Marine Biology, method articles, reviews and comments are also welcome, provided that they meet the same originality, importance and quality criteria as research articles. Articles of exceptional significance are published as feature articles. They are accompanied by an editorial comment.
Aspects of particular interest include:
Irrespective of the area, preference will be given to articles contributing to the advancement of growing research areas and/or the solution of present day theoretical debates.