Aim & Scope:
2013 Impact Factor: 0.745
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Aims : The diversity of the fauna ofthe southern continents and oceans is of worldwide interest to researchers in universities, museums, and other centres. The New Zealand Journal of Zoology plays an important role in disseminating information on field-based, experimental, and theoretical research on the zoology of the region.
Scope of submissions : The New Zealand Journal of Zoology publishes original research papers, review papers, short communications, book reviews, letters and forum articles. We welcome submissions in all fields of zoological science concerning New Zealand, the Pacific Basin and Antarctica. Particular strengths include conservation biology, insect taxonomy and pest control, but the journal’s subject matter also includes ecology, physiology, pathology, behaviour, genetics, and taxonomy.
Prospective contributors should consult recent issues of the journal and contact the publishing teamto discuss whether a planned submission is appropriate.
No page charges for publication. Articles published online before quarterly print publication. Open Selectoptions available for open access publication (e.g., Gold OA).
Electronic and printed issues are published quarterly (B5 format).
Peer review policy All research articles in this journal have undergone rigorous peer review, based on initial editor screening and single-blind refereeing.
Associate Professor Carolyn King - University of Waikato, New Zealand
Dr Jonathan Banks - University of Waikato, New Zealand
Associate Professor Jim Briskie - Canterbury University, New Zealand
Dr Rob Cruickshank - Lincoln University, New Zealand
Dr Grant Norbury - Landcare Research, New Zealand
Associate Professor Stuart Parsons - Queensland University of Technology, Australia
Dr James Reardon - Department of Conservation, New Zealand
Dr Cor Vink - Canterbury Museum, New Zealand
International Advisory Panel
Professor Raphael Didham - University of Western Australia, Crawley, Australia
Dr Jaume Forcada - British Antarctic Survey, Cambridge, UK
Dr Tom Hart - Institute of Zoology, London, UK
Dr Fabian Jaksic - Pontifica Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago, Chile
Dr Zhang Libiao - Guangdong Entomological Institute, Guangzhou, China
Professor Daniel Simberloff - University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Texas, USA