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International Journal of Marine Science (ISSN 1927-6648) is an open access, peer reviewed journal published online by AquaPublisher. The journal publishes all the latest and outstanding research articles, letters and reviews in all areas of marine science. The range of topics containing the advancement of scientific and engineering knowledge regarding the sea from chemical and physical to biological oceanography, from estuaries and coastal waters to the open ocean; as well as including fisheries, socio-economic science, co-management, ecosystems and other topical advisory subjects.

International Journal of Marine Science is archived in LAC (Library and Archives Canada) and deposited in CrossRef. The Journal has been indexed by ProQuest as well. 

International Journal of Marine Science is published online by the AquaPublisher, an independent publishing platform based British Columbia of Canada. The AquaPublisher applies the Creative Commons Attribution License (CCAL) to all works published in this journal. Under the terms of CCAL, authors retain ownership of the copyright for their article and have granted to any third party to reuse, reprint, disseminate and unlimited download, provided the original authors and source are right cited. No permission is required from the authors or the publishers.


There is a cost for the establishment and operation of periodicals in AquaPublisher. The AquaPublisher publishing platform levies Journal Operating Costs (JOCs)from the operators of the periodicals, which are used for renting the network space, upgrading and maintaining the journal publishing system, the cost of publishing database ,daily operation and the maintenance of the publishing platform.


AquaPublisher recommends that journal operator covers the cost by collecting article processing charges (APCs) from authors and let the research results be freely accessed by readers and collected institutes. The standard article processing charges are recommended to be 1200 CAD per article. However,Authors from low-income countries and areas or having financial difficulties can apply for the discount for APC upon submission. If the authors are qualified for the fees to be waived they don’t necessarily pay the APC. 


We do not want fees to prevent the publication of worthy works.

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