Ciencias Marinas (CM) is an international, peer-reviewed journal that contains original research findings in all areas of marine science. A bilingual Open Access journal, CM features articles in English and Spanish under the CC BY 4.0 license.

As of 2022 we publish on a rolling basis so you can access CM articles as soon as the editorial process is completed.  

New year, new look


We are pleased to announce a few important updates to our journal's policies and procedures. After listening to feedback from our authors and readers, we have made changes to streamline our publishing process and elevate the quality of the articles we publish. These changes reflect our commitment to fostering clear scientific communication and ensuring that readers can easily access the content of each article in English and Spanish. These updates improve not only the overall quality of each article but also the experiences of our readers and the authors who publish with us.

Special Issue XII CMAC - III CPAC


We are pleased to announce that Ciencias Marinas will be publishing a special issue featuring selected papers from the XII Congreso Mexicano de Arrecifes Coralinos and III Congreso Panamericano de Arrecifes Coralinos. In collaboration with CM’s Co-Editors in Chief, this special issue will be guest-edited by Georgina Ramírez-Ortiz (UNAM), Horacio Pérez-España (UV), Luis Malpica-Cruz (UABC), and José Alberto Zepeda-Domínguez (UABC). Deadline for Submissions: May 27, 2024.

Vol. 50 (2024): Current publications

Published: 2024-02-08

Fluorescence patterns and diversity of hydrozoans from Bocas del Toro, Panama

Lara M Beckmann, Bridget A Vincent, Alexandra De León, Jessica Masterman, Emily S Lau, Steven HD Haddock

Effect of the bacterial community on the growth, pigments and paralytic toxins of the dinoflagellate Gymnodinium catenatum (Graham)

Dulce V Ramírez-Rodríguez, Christine J Band-Schmidt, Bárbara González-Acosta, Francisco E Hernández-Sandoval, Aldo Aquino-Cruz, Sonia I Quijano-Scheggia, José J Bustillos-Guzmán

Mean size at sexual maturity of female Cynoscion reticulatus along the Pacific coast off Mexico

Joel Fernando Sanchez-Valdez; Juan Antonio Maldonado-Coyac; María de los Ángeles Maldonado-Amparo, Jorge Saul Ramirez-Perez, Concepción Enciso-Enciso, Marcelino Ruiz-Domínguez
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Online ISSN: 2395-9053

Print ISSN: 0185-3880

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