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

New data on the Systematics of Comb-fin Squids Chtenopteryx spp. (Cephalopoda: Chtenopterygidae) from the Atlantic Ocean
Alejandro Escánez, Álvaro Roura, Rodrigo Riera, Ángel Francisco González, Ángel Guerra (doi:10.6620/ZS.2018.57-40)
AbstractPDF (6.69MB)
Subdividing the Common Intertidal Hermit Crab Pagurus minutus Hess, 1865 (Decapoda: Anomura: Paguridae) Based on Molecular, Morphological and Coloration Analyses
Jibom Jung, Jongwoo Jung, and Won Kim (doi:
AbstractPDF (9.35MB)
Unusual Pipistrelle: Taxonomic Position of the Malayan Noctule (Pipistrellus stenopterus; Vespertilionidae; Chiroptera)
Sergey V. Kruskop, Evgeniya N. Solovyeva, and Anna D. Kaznadzey (doi:
AbstractPDF (9.38MB)
The Effects of Continuous Acoustic Stress on ROS Levels and Antioxidant-related Gene Expression in the Black Porgy (Acanthopagrus schlegelii)
Hao-Yi Chang, Tzu-Hao Lin, Kazuhiko Anraku, and Yi Ta Shao (doi:
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The Scleractinia (Cnidaria: Anthozoa) of Abu-Musa and Sirri Islands, Persian Gulf
Parisa Alidoost Salimi, Pargol Ghavam Mostafavi, Chaolun Allen Chen, Mohammad Reza Fatemi, and Michel Pichon (doi:
AbstractPDF (21.3MB)
Description of A New Species of the Gudgeon Genus Microphysogobio Mori 1934 (Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae) from Guangdong Province, Southern China
Shih-Pin Huang, I-Shiung Chen, Yahui Zhao, and Kwang-Tsao Shao (doi:
AbstractPDF (9.48MB)
A Review of the Harvestman Genus Metadentobunus (Opiliones: Sclerosomatidae: Gagrellinae) with a Description of a New Species from Taiwan
Hsi-Te Shih and Ssu-Li Chen (doi:
AbstractPDF (32.3MB)
The Octocorals of Dongsha Atoll (South China Sea): an Iterative Approach to Species Identification Using Classical Taxonomy and Molecular Barcodes
Yehuda Benayahu, Leendert Pieter van Ofwegen, Chang-feng Dai, Ming-Shio Jeng, Keryea Soong, Alex Shlagman, Samuel W. Du, Prudence Hong, Nimrah H. Imam, Alice Chung, Tiana Wu, Catherine and S. McFadden (doi:
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Accumulations of the Fossils of the Whale Barnacle Coronula bifida Bronn, 1831 (Thoracica: Coronulidae) Provides Evidence of a Late Pliocene Cetacean Migration Route through the Straits of Taiwan
John Stewart Buckeridge, Benny K.K. Chan, and Shih-Wei Lee (doi:
AbstractPDF (8.83MB)
Repeated and Prolonged Temperature Anomalies Negate Symbiodiniaceae Genera Shuffling in the Coral Platygyra verweyi (Scleractinia; Merulinidae)
Kuo-Wei Kao, Shashank Keshavmurthy, Cing-Hsin Tsao, Jih-Terng Wang, and Chaolun Allen Chen (doi:10.6620/ZS.2018.57-55)
AbstractPDF (9.79MB)
Sixteen Year (2002-2017) Record of Sea Turtle Strandings on Samandağ Beach, the Eastern Mediterranean Coast of Turkey
Bektaş Sönmez (doi:
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New Phylogenetic Analysis of Paraprionospio Caullery (Polychaeta: Spionidae), With the Description of a New Species from the Gulf of Mexico
Víctor H. Delgado-Blas and Luis F. Carrera-Parra (doi:
AbstractPDF (13.2MB)