Mesopotamian Journal of Marine Science


Mesopotamian Journal of Marine Science (MJMS)


Mesopotamian Journal of Marine Sciences (MJMS) is published biannually by the Marine Science Center, University of Basrah, Iraq, since 1982. MJMS publishes research articles in all fields of marine sciences including marine biology, oceanography, hydrology, coastal processes, technological developments, climate change and other related subjects. This journal is a scientific and open access journal at Website: This is an open-access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user. 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. MJMS recorded in many indexing such as Iraqi Academic Scientific Journals (IASJ); International Society of Indexing (ISI), IF: 1.315 for the Year 2015; Global Impact &Quality Factor (GIF), 0.815 for the Year 2014; Google Scholar and it has a Digital Object Identifier (DOI): 10.21276/mjms. Also, MJMS recorded in the license of Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC-BY).



Editorial Team


  1. Prof. Dr. Abbas A. Hantoush … Managing Editor
  2. Asst. Dr. Arafat R. Ahmed … Editorial Member and Website Manager
  3. Prof. Dr. Abdulzahra A.N. Alhello … Editor
  4. Prof. Dr. Asaad M.R. Al-Taee … Editor
  5. Prof. Dr. Shaker G. Ajeel … Editor
  6. Prof. Dr. Falah M. Mutlak … Editor
  7. Prof. Sadiq S. Abdullah … Editor
  8. Prof. Dr. hab. Roman Marks … Editor
  9. Dr. Izdihar Ammar … Editor
  10. Prof. Dr. Alaa M. Younis … Editor
  11. Dr. Maryam Zarghami … Editor
  12. Dr. Ali B. Mahmood … Editor
  13. Prof. Dr. Jehan Baban … Editor
  14. Prof. Dr. Abdul Hameed M.J. Al-Obaidy … Editor
  15. Dr. Ali Abdulkhabeer Ali Al- Yasiri … Editor
  16. Dr. Tariq H.Y. Almalky … Editor
  17. Dr. Luay M. Abbas … Editor
  18. Dr. Murtada D. Naser … Editor
  19. Luma J.M. AL-Anber … Editor