The Biological Bulletin

Published by the Marine Biological Laboratory, The Biological Bulletin seeks to disseminate novel scientific results in broadly related fields of biology in keeping with more than 100 years of a tradition of excellence. The Biological Bulletin publishes outstanding original research with an overarching goal of explaining how organisms develop, function, and evolve in their natural environments. To that end, the journal publishes papers in the fields of Neurobiology and Behavior, Physiology and Biomechanics, Ecology and Evolution, Development and Reproduction, Cell Biology, Symbiosis and Systematics. The Biological Bulletin continues to emphasize basic research on marine model systems but welcomes submissions of an interdisciplinary nature that fit our fundamental aims.