Zoological Studies supported by the Biodiversity Research Center, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
We publish high quality peer-reviewed articles on animal behavior, comparative physiology, evolution, ecology, and systematics and biogeography on animals taxa from all parts of the world.

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Edited by:
Benny K.K. Chan (Editor-in-Chief)
Sen-Lin Tang (Co-Editor-in-Chief)
Daryi Wang (Co-Editor-in-Chief)

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Ranking: 2017: 89/166 (Zoology)

ISSN (E): 1810-522X
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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 and Dr. Daryi Wang 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 Li, 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 2018

Effectiveness of Morphological Sex Determination in the East-Asian Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica gutturalis) on Spring Migration
Hyun-Young Nam, Seung-Yeon Lee, Sook-Young Cho, Chang-Yong Choi, Se-Young Park, Gi-Chang Bing, Chang-uk Park, Seul-Gi Seo, and Yangmo Kim (doi:
AbstractPDF (3.55MB)
Taiwanese Leucothoidae (Crustacea: Amphipoda), Including Three New Species from Dongsha Atoll
Kristine N. White and Ryuji J. Machida (doi:
AbstractPDF (27.3MB)
Designation of a neotype for the marine flatworm, Acanthozoon alderi (Polycladida: Cotylea: Pseudocerotidae) from India with Comments on the Taxonomical Status of the Genus
Sudhanshu Dixit, Veronica N. Bulnes, and Chelladurai Raghunathan (doi:
AbstractPDF (9.76MB)
Gametogenesis and Inter-annual Variability in the Spawning pattern of Acropora hyacinthus in Northwestern Philippines
Emmeline A. Jamodiong, Elizaldy A. Maboloc, Ronald D. Villanueva, and Patrick C. Cabaitan (doi:
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Effects of Greenfall on Ground-dwelling Arthropods in a Subtropical Forest
Chien-Lung Chen and Pei-Jen L. Shaner (doi:
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Hormonal Regulation of Testicular Development in the Finless Porpoise Neophocaena asiaeorientalis sunameri: Preliminary Evidence from Testicular Histology and Immunohistochemistry
Yang Xiao, Ghulam Nabi, Jiwei Yang, Yujiang Hao, and Ding Wang (doi:10.6620/ZS.2018.57-41)
AbstractPDF (28.7MB)
Swimbladder Evolution of Longfin Herrings (Pristigasteridae, Teleostei)
Sébastien Lavoué, Sahat Ratmuangkhwang, Hsuan-Ching Ho, Wei-Jen Chen, and Siti Azizah Mohd Nor (doi:10.6620/ZS.2018.57-39)
AbstractPDF (14.4MB)
Salinity Variation in a Mangrove Ecosystem: A Physiological Investigation to Assess Potential Consequences of Salinity Disturbances on Mangrove Crabs
Dimitri Theuerkauff, Georgina A. Rivera-Ingraham, Jonathan A.C Roques, Laurence Azzopardi, Marine Bertini, Mathilde Lejeune, Emilie Farcy, JehanHervé Lignot, and Elliott Sucré (doi:10.6620/ZS.2018.57-36)
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High Fecundity, Rapid Development and Selfing Ability in Three Species of Viviparous Land Snails Phaedusinae (Gastropoda: Stylommatophora: Clausiliidae) from East Asia
Anna Sulikowska-Drozd (doi:10.6620/ZS.2018.57-38)
AbstractPDF (2.71MB)
Postnatal Growth and Vocalization Development in the Long-fingered Bat, Myotis capaccinii (Chiroptera, Vespertilionidae)
Robab Mehdizadeh, Hojjat Eghbali, and Mozafar Sharifi (doi:10.6620/ZS.2018.57-37)
AbstractPDF (3.89MB)