Biology:The Biological Bulletin

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The Biological Bulletin  
|Subject |Discipline}}Biology
Edited byKenneth M. Halanych
Publication details
Former name(s)
Zoological Bulletin
University of Chicago Press in association with the Marine Biological Laboratory (United States)
After 1 yr
1.932 (2021)
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4Biol. Bull.
ISSN0006-3185 (print)
1939-8697 (web)
OCLC no.1536426

The Biological Bulletin is a peer-reviewed scientific journal covering the field of biology. The journal was established in 1897 as the Zoological Bulletin by Charles Otis Whitman and William Morton Wheeler. In 1899 the title was changed to The Biological Bulletin, and production was transferred to the Marine Biological Laboratory at Woods Hole, Massachusetts.[1] The current editor-in-chief is Kenneth M. Halanych.[2]

The Biological Bulletin is indexed by several bibliographic services, including Index Medicus, MEDLINE, Chemical Abstracts, Current Contents, BIOBASE, and Geo Abstracts.[2] Six issues are published per year and all content is made freely available one year after publication.[3] According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal had a 2021 impact score of: 1.932. Ranked #54 out of 110 in Marine & Freshwater Biology journals[2]


  1. Jane Maienschein (1989). "The Library and Publications". One Hundred Years Exploring Life, 1888-1988: The Marine Biological Laboratory at Woods Hole. Boston, Massachusetts: Jones and Bartlett Publishers. pp. 73–85. ISBN 0-86720-120-7. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "The Biological Bulletin | About". 2022. Retrieved 2022-04-04. 
  3. "About The Biological Bulletin". Marine Biological Laboratory. 2011. Retrieved May 6, 2011. 

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