Marine Biology


Database IconCore Databases

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.

Database IconOther 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.

Ejournal IconEJournal Search at BU

Computer Lab IconWeb Resources

  • 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.
  • - 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.

Meeting Resources IconMarine Biology Societies and Associations

Collections IconMarine Biology Research centers and labs