About Zoological Studies
Zoological Studies
is now published electronically. Zoological Studies publishes original research articles in five major fields, including Animal Behavior, Comparative Physiology, Evolution, Ecology, and Systematics and Biogeography. It is an international journal published and supported by the Biodiversity Research Center, Academia Sinica, Taiwan. We accept and publish open access papers from all countries in the world, free of page charges from authors.


Zoological Studies enjoys worldwide circulation and is listed in Current Contents and the Science Citation Index databases. For the past few years, it has been awarded "The Most Excellent National Scientific Journal" by our government research funding agency, the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) in Taiwan.


Submitted manuscript will be first evaluated by our Editor in Chief and then transferred to one of our Associate Editors (see Editorial Board for Associate Editors) to handle. Associate Editors are responsible for handling reviews and making editorial decision of the manuscript.