Marine Research adheres to the highest standards of scholarly excellence, publishing original research articles with important theoretical insights and/or textual findings. Works involving plagiarism, duplicate submission, fabrication, ghostwriting, unrevealing conflicts of interests, and other inappropriate conduct are firmly rejected.

Marine Research adopts the Publishing Ethics advised by Elsevier B.V., and aims at a original peer-reviewed research and a standard of expected ethical behavior for the entire process of publishing a scholarly article. This process includes the roles of the author, journal editor, as well as the publisher. The duties of these stakeholders in the publishing process are described in the following.