Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Marine Biological Journalopen access


Russian Federation

Universities and research institutions in Russian Federation
Media Ranking in Russian Federation

Subject Area and Category


A.O. Kovalevsky Institute of Biology of the Southern Seas of RAS



Publication type



24999776, 24999768





How to publish in this journal


Marine Biological Journal (MBJ) is a peer-reviewed scientific periodical issued by the Federal State-Funded Organization of Science A. O. Kovalevsky Institute of Biology of the Southern Seas of RAS since December 2015. The English title is Marine Biological Journal. The transliterated title is Morskoj Biologicheskij Zhurnal. The journal is registered in ISSN International Center (ISSN 2499-9768 print). Marine Biological Journal publishes original scientific articles and notes containing new data on theoretical and experimental research in marine biology; materials on the diversity of marine organisms, their populations and communities, patterns of distribution of living organisms in the World Ocean; and the results of a comprehensive study of marine and ocean ecosystems, anthropogenic impact on marine organisms and ecosystems in general. The editorial board of the Journal adheres to high standards of ethics and professionalism. Only scientific reports that are within the scope of the Journal, not published previously and not submitted for publication elsewhere, and prepared in accordance with the guidelines for authors are accepted for consideration. Authors, editors, and reviewers of Marine Biological Journal should follow the ethical rules adopted in the Journal and presented on its official website. Join the conversation about this journal

The set of journals have been ranked according to their SJR and divided into four equal groups, four quartiles. Q1 (green) comprises the quarter of the journals with the highest values, Q2 (yellow) the second highest values, Q3 (orange) the third highest values and Q4 (red) the lowest values.

Aquatic Science2020Q4
Aquatic Science2021Q4
Aquatic Science2022Q3
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2020Q4
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2021Q4
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2022Q3

The SJR is a size-independent prestige indicator that ranks journals by their 'average prestige per article'. It is based on the idea that 'all citations are not created equal'. SJR is a measure of scientific influence of 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 It measures the scientific influence of the average article in a journal, it expresses how central to the global scientific discussion an average article of the journal is.

Total Documents

Evolution of the number of published documents. All types of documents are considered, including citable and non citable documents.

Citations per document

This indicator counts the number of citations received by documents from a journal and divides them by the total number of documents published in that journal. The chart shows the evolution of the average number of times documents published in a journal in the past two, three and four years have been cited in the current year. The two years line is equivalent to journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Cites per documentYearValue
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.262
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.224
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.259
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20200.408
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20210.411
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20220.623
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.262
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.224
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.259
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.409
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20210.393
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20220.687
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.262
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.224
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.300
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.333
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20210.395
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20220.600
Total Cites 

Evolution of the total number of citations and journal's self-citations received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years.
Journal Self-citation is defined as the number of citation from a journal citing article to articles published by the same journal.

Self Cites20160
Self Cites20178
Self Cites20186
Self Cites201915
Self Cites20209
Self Cites20217
Self Cites202210
Total Cites20160
Total Cites201711
Total Cites201817
Total Cites201929
Total Cites202047
Total Cites202146
Total Cites202279
External Cites per Doc 
Cites per Doc

Evolution of the number of total citation per document and external citation per document (i.e. journal self-citations removed) received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years. External citations are calculated by subtracting the number of self-citations from the total number of citations received by the journal’s documents.

External Cites per document20160
External Cites per document20170.071
External Cites per document20180.145
External Cites per document20190.125
External Cites per document20200.330
External Cites per document20210.333
External Cites per document20220.600
Cites per document20160.000
Cites per document20170.262
Cites per document20180.224
Cites per document20190.259
Cites per document20200.409
Cites per document20210.393
Cites per document20220.687
% International Collaboration

International Collaboration accounts for the articles that have been produced by researchers from several countries. The chart shows the ratio of a journal's documents signed by researchers from more than one country; that is including more than one country address.

YearInternational Collaboration
Citable documents 
Non-citable documents

Not every article in a journal is considered primary research and therefore "citable", this chart shows the ratio of a journal's articles including substantial research (research articles, conference papers and reviews) in three year windows vs. those documents other than research articles, reviews and conference papers.

Non-citable documents20160
Non-citable documents20170
Non-citable documents20180
Non-citable documents20190
Non-citable documents20200
Non-citable documents20210
Non-citable documents20220
Citable documents20160
Citable documents201742
Citable documents201876
Citable documents2019112
Citable documents2020115
Citable documents2021117
Citable documents2022115
Cited documents 
Uncited documents

Ratio of a journal's items, grouped in three years windows, that have been cited at least once vs. those not cited during the following year.

Uncited documents20160
Uncited documents201736
Uncited documents201862
Uncited documents201986
Uncited documents202081
Uncited documents202183
Uncited documents202267
Cited documents20160
Cited documents20176
Cited documents201814
Cited documents201926
Cited documents202034
Cited documents202134
Cited documents202248
Scimago Journal & Country Rank
Show this widget in your own website

Just copy the code below and paste within your html code:
SCImago Graphica
Explore, visually communicate and make sense of data with our new data visualization tool.
Metrics based on Scopus® data as of April 2023
Loading comments…

Leave a comment

* Required

* Required

* Required

* Required

The users of Scimago Journal & Country Rank have the possibility to dialogue through comments linked to a specific journal. The purpose is to have a forum in which general doubts about the processes of publication in the journal, experiences and other issues derived from the publication of papers are resolved. For topics on particular articles, maintain the dialogue through the usual channels with your editor.

Developed by:
Scimago Lab
Powered by:
Powered by scopus

Follow us on @ScimagoJR

Scimago Lab, Copyright 2007-2022. Data Source: Scopus®

Cookie settings

Cookie policy