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Zoological Letters

Zoological Letters

Editor-in-Chief: Shigeru Kuratani

ISSN: 2056-306X (electronic version)

Journal no. 40851

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  • The official open access journal of the Zoological Society of Japan
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The field of zoology has grown immensely in the last century, integrating new techniques and skills and diverging into new subfields. Zoological Letters is a home for classical zoology, integrating modern fields of basic zoology, from taxonomy to bioinformatics. We also welcome papers on palaeontology as we strive to develop new perspectives in evolutionary zoology. We are supported by the esteemed Zoological Society of Japan, and welcome all international submissions.

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Impact Factor: 2.9 (2017) * 

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    Zoological Letters is an open access journal that publishes new and important findings in the zoological sciences. As a sister journal to Zoological Science, Zoological Letters covers a wide range of basic fields of zoology, from taxonomy to bioinformatics. We also welcome submissions of paleontology reports as part of our effort to contribute to the development of new perspectives in evolutionary zoology. Our goal is to serve as a global publishing forum for fundamental researchers in all fields of zoology.

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