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 all animals taxon 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)

Impact Factor: 1.008
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Ranking: 2016: 85/162 (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 in 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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Ten Recently Published Articles

Seasonal occurrence of gastropterids (Gastropoda: Cephalaspidea) and their habitat selection in the subtropical back-reef on Okinawajima Island (Ryukyu Archipelago, Japan)
Euichi Hirose and Daisuke Tanamura (doi:10.6620/ZS.2017.56-34)
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An Integrated Morphological and Molecular Approach to A New Species Description of Amphipods in the Niphargidae from Two Caves in West of Iran
Mahmood Mamaghani-Shishvan, Somayeh Esmaeili-Rineh, and Cene Fišer (doi:10.6620/ZS.2017.56-33)
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Six New Tropical Sternaspid Species (Annelida, Sternaspidae) with Keys to Identify Genera and Species
Sergio Ignacio Salazar-Vallejo (doi:10.6620/ZS.2017.56-32)
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Assessment of Yangtze Finless Porpoises (Neophocaena asiaorientalis) Through Biochemical and Hematological Parameters
Ghulam Nabi, Yujiang Hao, Xianyuan Zeng, and Ding wang (doi:10.6620/ZS.2017.56-31)
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A New Species of Land-locked Freshwater Shrimp of the Genus Neocaridina (Decapoda: Caridea: Atyidae) from Iki Island, Kyushu, Japan
Hsi-Te Shih, Yixiong Cai, Nobuaki Niwa, and Yasuhiko Nakahara (doi:10.6620/ZS.2017.56-30)
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Geographic Variation in Cranial Morphology of the Southern Mountain Cavy, Microcavia australis (Rodentia, Caviidae): Taxonomic Implications, with the Description of a New Species
Pablo Teta, Ricardo A. Ojeda, Sergio O. Lucero, and Guillermo D'Elía (doi:10.6620/ZS.2017.56-29)
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Invasive American Bullfrogs and African Clawed Frogs in South America: High Suitability of Occurrence in Biodiversity Hotspots
Fabiana G. Barbosa, Camila Both, and Miguel B. Araújo (doi:10.6620/ZS.2017.56-28)
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Influence of Water Temperature on the MXR Activity and P-glycoprotein Expression in the Freshwater Snail, Physa acuta (Draparnaud, 1805)
Yanina Assef and Cristina Natalia Horak (doi:10.6620/ZS.2017.56-27)
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Population Structure of the Blue Swimmer Crab Portunus pelagicus in Coastal Areas of Malaysia Inferred from Microsatellites
Chuan Jian Chai, Yuzine Bin Esa, Muhammad Fadhil Syukri Ismail, and Mohd Salleh Kamarudin (doi:10.6620/ZS.2017.56-26)
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Cytogenetics of two Onychostoma species in Taiwan by Ag-NOR and 18S rDNA profiles
Chiao-Chuan Han, Tsair-Bor Yen, Nian-Cih Chen, and, Mei-Chen Tseng (doi:10.6620/ZS.2017.56-25)
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