Ciencias Marinas is an international, peer-reviewed journal that publishes original research findings in all areas of marine science. As a bilingual Open Access journal, Ciencias Marinas publishes articles in English and Spanish under the CC BY 4.0 license. As of 2022, we publish articles on a rolling basis.  

New year, new look


We are pleased to announce some important updates to our journal's policies and procedures. We have made changes to optimize our publishing process and elevate the quality of the articles we publish. These changes reflect our commitment to fostering clarity in scientific writing and ensuring that readers can easily access the content of each article in English and Spanish. These updates improve not only the quality of each article, but also the experiences of Ciencias Marinas readers and authors.

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: June 17, 2024.

Vol. 50 (2024): Current publications

Published: 2024-02-08

Exploring the microbial community and biotechnological potential of the sponge Xestospongia sp. from an anchialine cave in the Yucatán Peninsula

Pablo Suárez-Moo, Ninette C García-Martínez, Norma A Márquez-Velázquez, Mario Figueroa, Eric Allen, Alejandra Prieto-Davó

Feeding habits of the Pacific Porgy Calamus brachysomus (Teleostei: Sparidae) in the central Gulf of California, Baja California Sur, Mexico

Anabel Veranes-Dip, Xchel G Moreno-Sánchez, Arturo Tripp-Valdez, Marina S Irigoyen-Arredondo, Leonardo A Abitia-Cárdenas

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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