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Impact Factor Database

Marine Biology Research

Basic Journal Info


United Kingdom
Journal ISSN: 17451000, 17451019
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
History: 2005-ongoing
Journal Hompage: Link

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Agricultural and Biological Sciences


Marine Biology Research is the result of a successful merger of two well respected journals in the field of Marine Biology: Sarsia, North Atlantic Marine Science (published by Taylor & Francis in collaboration with the University of Bergen and the Institute of Marine Research, Norway) and Ophelia, International Journal of Marine Biology (published by Marine Biological Laboratory in collaboration with Freshwater Biological Laboratory, both University of Copenhagen). Sarsia and Ophelia were both established in the 1960"s and have both become well respected international journals presenting original research on all aspects of oceanography and marine biology, Sarsia giving particular emphasis to results from Nordic and North Atlantic environments.

Marine Biology Research

Impact Factor Trend 2006 - 2018 / 2019
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Impact Factor

The impact factor (IF) or journal impact factor (JIF) of an academic journal is a scientometric factor based on the yearly average number of citations on articles published by a particular journal in the last two years. In other words, the impact factor of 2020 is the average of the number of cited publications divided by the citable publications of a journal. A journal impact factor is frequently used as a proxy for the relative importance of a journal within its field. Normally, journals with higher impact factors are often deemed to have more influence than those with lower ones. However, the science community has also noted that review articles typically are more citable than research articles.

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Marine Biology Research

Impact Factor History
  • 2018 / 2019 Impact Factor 1.312
  • 2017 Impact Factor 0.966
  • 2016 Impact Factor 1.306
  • 2015 Impact Factor 1.605
  • 2014 Impact Factor 1.596
  • 2013 Impact Factor 1.207
  • 2012 Impact Factor 1.060
  • 2011 Impact Factor 1.092
  • 2010 Impact Factor 1.628
  • 2009 Impact Factor 0.913
  • 2008 Impact Factor 0.728
  • 2007 Impact Factor 0.853
  • 2006 Impact Factor 0.750
  • 2005 Impact Factor NA
  • 2004 Impact Factor NA
  • 2003 Impact Factor NA
  • 2002 Impact Factor NA
  • 2001 Impact Factor NA
  • 2000 Impact Factor NA
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Other Journal Impact Indicator

Any journal impact factor or scientometric indicator alone will not give you the full picture of a science journal. That’s why every year, scholars review current metrics to improve upon them and sometimes come up with new ones. There are also other factors to sider for example, H-Index, Self-Citation Ratio, SJR (SCImago Journal Rank Indicator) and SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper). Researchers may also consider the practical aspect of a journal such as publication fees, acceptance rate, review speed.

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The h-index is an author-level metric that attempts to measure both the productivity and citation impact of the publications of a scientist or scholar. The index is based on the set of the scientist's most cited papers and the number of citations that they have received in other publications


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SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR indicator) is a measure of scientific influence of scholarly journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from.