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Benny K.K. Chan (Editor-in-Chief)
Sen-Lin Tang (Co-Editor-in-Chief)

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Zoological Studies Editorial Team

The Editor in Chief, Dr. Benny K.K. Chan, and the Co-editors in Chief, Dr. Sen-Lin Tang are professors/ research fellows at Biodiversity Research Center, Academia Sinica, Taiwan.

The editors and co-editors in chief are supported by 25 Associate Editors including Drs. I-Ming Tso, Shen-Feng Shen, David Miller, Pung-Pung Hwang, Yeong-Choy Kam, Shou-Hsien Li, Chung-Ping Lin, John Wang, Chiun-Cheng Ko, Gray A. Williams, Ryuji Machida, Teng-Chiu Lin, Yasuyuki Hashiguchi, Yoko Nozawa, Chih-Ming Hung, Jian-Nan Liu, Chi-Chien Kuo, Hiroomi Miyamoto, Claudia Castellani, Allen Chen, Hin-Kiu Mok, James Reimer, Jens T. Hoeg, Ka-Hou Chu and Shen-Horn Yen.

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Published articles in 2019

Age, Growth, and Sex Ratios of the Giant Mottled eel, Anguilla marmorata, in Freshwater Habitats Near Its Northern Geographic Limit: A Comparison to Tropical Regions
Ryoshiro Wakiya, Hikaru Itakura, and Kenzo Kaifu (doi:10.6620/ZS.2019.58-34)
AbstractPDF (2.73MB)
Diversity of Parasitic Peltogastrid Barnacles (Crustacea: Cirripedia: Rhizocephala) on Hermit Crabs in Korea
Jibom Jung, Ryuta Yoshida, and Won Kim (doi:10.6620/ZS.2019.58-33)
AbstractPDF (5.99MB)
What If Multiple Claw Configurations Are Present in A Sample? A Case Study with the Description of Milnesium pseudotardigradum sp. nov. (Tardigrada) with Unique Developmental Variability
Bartłomiej Surmacz, Witold Morek, and Łukasz Michalczyk Zou (doi:10.6620/ZS.2019.58-32)
AbstractPDF (11.4MB)
Description of A New Species of Freshwater Crab of the Genus Qianguimon Huang, 2018 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Potamidae) from Yulin, Guangxi, Southern China
Song-Bo Wang, Chao Huang, and Jie-Xin Zou (doi:-10.6620/ZS.2019.58-31)
AbstractPDF (11.6MB)
Using DNA Barcodes to Aid the Identification of Larval Fishes in Tropical Estuarine Waters (Malacca Straits, Malaysia)
Cecilia Chu, Kar Hoe Loh, Ching Ching Ng, Ai Lin Ooi, Yoshinobu Konishi, Shih-Pin Huang, and Ving Ching Chong (doi:-10.6620/ZS.2019.58-30)
AbstractPDF (18.9MB)
Early Larval Development and Annual Gametogenesis of the Brooding Oyster Ostrea circumpicta (Pilsbry, 1904) in the Shallow Subtidal Benthic Ecosystem in Jeju Island, off the South Coast of Korea
Na-Lae Lim, Hye-Mi Lee, Hee-Do Jeung, Ronald G. Noseworthy, Sukgeun Jung, and Kwang-Sik Choi (doi:10.6620/ZS.2019.58-29)
AbstractPDF (4.39MB)
Lynceus amplopedia sp. nov., A New Laevicaudatan Clam Shrimp with Asymmetrically Modified Thoracopods from Yunnan, China (Crustacea: Branchiopoda)
Shusen Shu, Zandra M. S. Sigvardt, Xiaoyong Chen, Jørgen Olesen, D. Christopher Rogers, and La-orsri Sanoamuang (doi:10.6620/ZS.2019.58-28)
AbstractPDF (1.67MB)
Habitat Partition and its Possible Genetic Background Between Two Sympatrically Distributed Eel Species in Taiwan
Hsiang-Yi Hsu, Hsiao-Wei Chen, and Yu-San Han (doi:10.6620/ZS.2019.58-27)
AbstractPDF (7.95MB)
A New Species of the Aberrant Majid Crab Genus Planotergum Balss, 1935 (Crustacea: Brachyura, Majidae, Planoterginae) from the Southern Red Sea
Ivan N. Marin, Vassily A. Spiridonov, and Peter K.L. Ng (doi:10.6620/ZS.2019.58-26)
AbstractPDF (10.8MB)
Expansion of the Northern Geographical Distribution of Land Hermit Crab Populations: Colonization and Overwintering Success of Coenobita purpureus on the Coast of Boso Peninsula, Japan
Tetsuya Sanda, Katsuyuki Hamasaki, Shigeki Dan, and Shuichi Kitada (doi:10.6620/ZS.2019.58-25)
AbstractPDF (6.06MB)
Feather Evolution from Precocial to Altricial Birds
Chih-Kuan Chen, Hao-Fen Chuang, Siao-Man Wu, and Wen-Hsiung Li (doi:10.6620/ZS.2019.58-24)
AbstractPDF (8.85MB)
Influence of Hydrological Heterogeneity on Rotifer Community Structure in Three Different Water Bodies in Shantou Area, Guangdong (China)
Diwen Liang, Nan Wei, Qing Wang, Christian D. Jersabek, Xuejia He, and Yufeng Yang (doi:10.6620/ZS.2019.58-23)
AbstractPDF (22.1MB)
Two Species of Fireworms (Annelida: Amphinomidae: Chloeia) from Hong Kong
Zhi Wang, Yanjie Zhang, Yang James Xie, and Jian-Wen Qiu (doi:10.6620/ZS.2019.58-22)
AbstractPDF (192MB)