The following databases all contain a large number of articles pertaining to biology and the life sciences. To find articles on topics relating to marine biology, try searching these first.
Other Subject-Specific Databases
If you can’t find what you need in any of the core databases, try searching any of the databases below that focus more narrowly on your topic.
- Agriculture and Animal Husbandry – Agricola
- Animal Behavior – PsycARTICLES; PsycInfo; and Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection
- Ecology and Environmental Concerns – Environment Complete; GreenFILE; Waters and Oceans Worldwide; and Wildlife and Ecology Studies Worldwide
- Fisheries - Agricola; ASFA: Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts; and Waters and Oceans Worldwide
- Marine and Freshwater Biology – ASFA: Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts; Waters and Oceans Worldwide; and Wildlife and Ecology Studies Worldwide
- Boston University Marine Program (BUMP) – Provides information about BUMP including faculty, courses, admissions, resources, and financial aid.
- A Brief History of Marine Biology and Oceanography This University of California web site provides an online history of marine biology and oceanography.
- FishBase – This is an information system with key data on the biology of all fishes including population dynamics, taxonomy, conservation, physiology, ecology, and genetics.
- MarLIN – The Marine Life Information Network for Britain and Ireland MarLIN’s web site provides a comprehensive and easily used source of information about marine habitats, communities and species around Britain and Ireland.
- NOAA’s coral reef information system – NOAA’s Coral Reef Information System (CoRIS) is a storehouse of data and information related to NOAA-sponsored research in this area.
- ReefBase – This web site provides global information about coral reefs.
- Science.gov - This site provides access to government research and resources in the sciences.
- SeaWeb This web site that provides ocean-related news, information and opinion from a broad spectrum of sources.
Marine Biology Societies and Associations
- American Cetacean Society
- National Association of Marine Laboratories
- National Marine Educators Association (NMEA)
- American Fisheries Society
- World Aquaculture Society (WAS)
Marine Biology Research centers and labs
- Boston University Biology Department Program in Marine Biology
- Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
- Marine Biological Laboratory
- U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
- National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
- Scripps Institute of Oceanography
- Hopkins Marine Station of Stanford University
- Marine Science Institute, University of California, Santa Barbara
- Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology
- Virginia Institute of Marine Science