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Author Benefits to Publishing in the JMBA

• Reputation: First published in 1887, the JMBA is recognised as a key international journal for the publication of original research and reviews on all aspects of marine biology;

• Fast publication times: Upon acceptance your article is sent straight to production. Within 6 weeks  it will be FirstView published (ahead of Issue allocation) and fully citable with a unique DOI;

• No page charges for authors: The Journal does not charge authors on a per-page basis for submissions;

• Free colour: No charge for use of colour in the online publication of JMBA;

• Marketing support: Cambridge University Press will support authors where appropriate with media / PR activities and promote via blog posts published on the Cambridge Core Blog and social media;

• Lenient copyright requirements – JMBA copyright terms and conditions are some of the most lenient in the industry, allowing authors to retain many non-transferable rights regarding their re-use of the article. Please refer to the Terms & Conditions to be found at the bottom of the journal’s copyright form

• Gold Open Access option available – JMBA is a ‘hybrid journal’ providing authors, upon acceptance of their article, the option to pay an Article Processing Charge for Gold Open Access publication. In addition JMBA is already compliant with all ‘Green Open Access’ stipulations, as per SHERPA/RoMEO.