The Biological Bulletin

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The Biological Bulletin  
Former names
Zoological Bulletin
Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
Biol. Bull.
Discipline Biology
Language English
Edited by Kenneth M. Halanych
Publication details
University of Chicago Press in association with the Marine Biological Laboratory (United States)
Publication history
Frequency Bimonthly
After 1 yr
ISSN 0006-3185 (print)
1939-8697 (web)
LCCN a38000518
OCLC no. 1536426
JSTOR 00063185

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.[2] According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2010 impact factor of 2.47.[3]


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