About Ocean and Coastal Research

Ocean and Coastal Research (OCR) is an international, peer-reviewed, and open-access journal with no article processing charges (APC) that publishes research in Oceanography, Fisheries, Marine Conservation, and related fields in Marine Science. Ocean and Coastal Research adopts a continuous publication model (CAP/rolling pass) of articles submitted in the English language.


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Ocean and Coastal Research (OCR)
is the new designation of the Brazilian Journal of Oceanography (BJO), a successful journal published uninterrupted since 1950.

Other previous designations were:



Click here to have access to all issues of Ocean and Coastal Research including issues published under the former titles of the publication.

Articles published in 2019 and earlier are available at:

ISSN online version: 2675-2824

Abbreviated title: Ocean Coast. Res.

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Publication Ethics and Policy

Ocean and Coastal Research is an open-access journal available through SciELO (Scientific Electronic Library Online).

All Ocean and Coastal Research scientific articles are freely available without charges to the user or institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author, as long as credit is given to the author.

Ocean and Coastal Research journal title abbreviation is Ocean Coast. Res. and should be used in footnotes, references, and bibliographic entries.

CCbyAll the content of the journal, except where otherwise noted, is licensed under a Creative Commons License type BY.
More information on intellectual property can be found here and on Scielo's Open Acess Statement.

Ocean and Coastal Research adopts a blind peer review policy, where the reviewers' identities are not disclosed to the author(s) of the manuscript.

Ocean and Coastal Research publishes only original and previously unpublished research in Oceanography, Fisheries, Marine Conservation, and related fields in Marine Science. Manuscripts that have been submitted simultaneously to other journals will not be accepted.

Ocean and Coastal Research routinely screen for plagiarism using the Turnitin platform (OriginalityCheck and iThenticate). For more information, check AGUIA USP website.

Ocean and Coastal Research is an open-access journal with no APC - Article Processing Charges. There is no charge for manuscript submission, evaluation, and final publication.
Our work is fully voluntary, for the benefit of the ocean sciences community.


Archiving Policy: all articles are deposited in the SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online


Manuscript submission portal

ScholarOne - Scielo


Publication frequency

CAP (continuous article publishing) – each article is published immediately after peer-review and final approval.




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Instituto Oceanográfico da Universidade de São Paulo

(Oceanographic Institute of the University of São Paulo)
Praça do Oceanográfico, 191
São Paulo – SP
CEP 05508-120

Our publishing statistics:

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Article layout and production

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Links & Contact:

Ocean and Coastal Research website:

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