Our Journal

First published in 1887, the Journal of the Marine Biological Association UK (JMBA) is an international journal, publishing original research and reviews on all aspects of marine biology, to support the aims of the Marine Biological Association.

The Marine Biological Association also published the journal of Marine Biodiversity Records (MBR) from 2008-2021. From 2022, MBR has merged with JMBA. To access articles published from 2008-2015, please visit Cambridge Core, whilst articles from 2016-2021 can be found at BioMed Central

You can access every issue published in JMBA back to Volume 1 (1887) on Cambridge Core.

MBA Members

Our upper Professional categories and Student Members enjoy the Journal and historical archive free as part of their membership subscription. All Members are additionally entitled to 20% discount on the Article Processing Charge for gold Open Access articles.

Members can also register their interest in reviewing for JMBA by Creating an Account or emailing the JMBA team

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Interested in submitting to Journal of Marine Biological Association? Read more about the author benefits and see our author instructions for more details.

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