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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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

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)
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Effect of Housing Density on the Physiology and Aggressive Behavior of Male Brandts Voles (Lasiopodomys brandtii)
Xin Dai, Ling-Yu Zhou, Jie-Xia Cao, Yan-Qi Zhang, Feng-Ping Yang, Ai-Qin Wang, Wan-Hong Wei, and Sheng-Mei Yang (doi:10.6620/ZS.2018.57-35)
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Reproductive Ecology and Biodiversity of Freshwater Eels around Sulawesi Island Indonesia
Jun Aoyama, Sam Wouthuyzen, Michael J. Miller, Hagi Y. Sugeha, Mari Kuroki, Shun Watanabe, Augy Syahailatua, Fadly Y. Tantu, Seishi Hagihara, Triyanto Trie, Tsuguo Otake, and Katsumi Tsukamoto (doi:10.6620/ZS.2018.57-30)
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Variation in the Karyotype, Cytochrome b Gene, and 5S rDNA among Four Thunnus 3  (Perciformes, Scombridae) Tunas
Yan-Horn Lee, Tsair-Bor Yen, Chiu-Fen Chen, and Mei-Chen Tseng (doi:10.6620/ZS.2018.57-34)
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Development of Novel Polymorphic Microsatellite Markers in Catch Bowl Coral, Isopora palifera (Scleractinia; Acroporidae) Using Next-generation Sequencing
Sung-Yin Yang, Wai-Ling Fong, Wenhua Savanna Chow, Chia-Min Hsu, Chia-Ling Carynn Chan, Shashank Keshavmurthy, and Chaolun Allen Chen (doi:10.6620/ZS.2018.57-32)
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Freshwater Shrimps from Karst Caves of Southern China, with Descriptions of Seven New Species and the Identity of Typhlocaridina linyunensis Li and Luo, 2001 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Caridea)
Yixiong Cai and Peter K.L. Ng (doi:10.6620/ZS.2018.57-27)
AbstractPDF (3.84MB)
Cytoplasmic UV-R Absorption in an Integumentary Matrix (tunic) of Photosymbiotic Ascidian Colonies
Noburu Sensui and Euichi Hirose (doi:10.6620/ZS.2018.57-33)
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Feeding frequency, prey acceptance, and natural diet of the mygalomorph spider Acanthogonatus centralis Goloboff 1995 (Araneae: Nemesiidae)
Gabriel Pompozzi and Sofía Copperi (doi:10.6620/ZS.2018.57-31)
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