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5 year Impact Factor
2.801

Editor-in-Chief
Dr Howard I. Browman

About the journal

The ICES Journal of Marine Science publishes original articles, opinion essays (“Food for Thought”), visions for the future (“Quo Vadimus”), and critical reviews that contribute to our scientific understanding of marine systems …

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Learning from porbeagle migration

Return migration patterns of porbeagle shark (Lamna nasus) in the Northeast Atlantic: implications for stock range and structure
by Gérard Biais, Yann Coupeau, Bernard Séret, Beatriz Calmettes, Rémy Lopez, Stuart Hetherington, David Righton

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Describing fish sex change

Evaluating the impacts of fishing on sex-changing fish: a game-theoretic approach
by Orin J. Robinson, Olaf P. Jensen, Mikaela M. Provost, Shuochen Huang, Nina H. Fefferman, Amira Kebir, Julie L. Lockwood

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Ecosystem approach perspectives

International perceptions of an integrated, multi-sectoral, Ecosystem Approach to Management
by Anthony R. Marshak, Jason S. Link, Rebecca Shuford, Mark E. Monaco, Ellen Johannesen, Gabriella Bianchi, M. Robin Anderson, Erik Olsen, David C. Smith, Joern O. Schmidt, Mark Dickey-Collas

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The metabolic cost of calcification

Metabolic cost of calcification in bivalve larvae under experimental ocean acidification
by Christina A. Frieder, Scott L.Applebaum, T.-C. Francis Pan, Dennis Hedgecock, Donal T. Manahan

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Supplements and Special Issues

Latest Supplement: Effects of Fishing on Benthic Fauna, Habitat and Ecosystem Function

This supplement comprises reviews and original research arising from the ICES Symposium held in Tromsø in 2014. It summarizes our understanding of the effects of fishing on benthic ecosystems, and reviews the measures available to mitigate them.

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Special Issue: Towards a Broader Perspective on Ocean Acidification Research

Ocean acidification is one of the most-studied topics in marine science. The forty four contributions to this special issue show how the subject has matured and take us towards a broader perspective on the research.

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Special Issue: Lobsters in a Changing Climate

In addition to their economic importance, lobsters provide valuable information that aids our understanding of marine environments in a changing climate. The papers in this special issue provide new knowledge of the biology, ecology, fisheries, and aquaculture of clawed, spiny, and slipper lobsters.

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Symposium Issue: Marine Ecosystem Acoustics

This symposium issue contains fifteen contributions from the ICES Symposium on Marine Ecosystem Acoustics in Nantes, France. It reviews recent developments in acoustic methods and technologies used to characterize and manage marine and freshwater ecosystems..

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Seascape Ecology special collection

This collection illustrates the variety of Seascape Ecology papers published recently in the ICES Journal of Marine Science.

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