The Revista de Biología Tropical offers authors and readers:
The Revista de Biología Tropical has been published without interruption since 1953, has worldwide distribution and is covered by Google Scholar, Science Citation Index (Web of Science), SCIELO, SCOPUS and several other important indices. Issues are published each March, June, September and December . Normally, several supplements are also published each year (not included in subscription).
Stringent peer reviewing: The journal publishes articles in all fields of Tropical biology and conservation. Selection criteria are the amount of new information, quality and interest to a general readership. Studies with a strong experimental design, prolonged field work and taxonomic-systematics studies of whole groups are typical of the type of papers that are accepted, while preliminary studies and highly specialized reports are not. Acceptance rate is 40%.
True international circulation: The printed version of the journal is found in libraries of 64 countries where there is significant scientific activity. The Journal is also available to millions of Internet users through the World Wide Web.
High impact: If you consult anything from specialized papers to serious books on the Neotropics, you will frequently find the Journal cited as a source of information, and it is included in key references such as Biological Abstracts, Zoological Record, Current Contents, Bulletin Signaletique, Scielo and Latindex.
1. The journal is part of the “scientific mainstream” according to the Institute for Scientific Information and mantains a high level of quality by judging manuscripts solely on scientific merit. We encourage authors to suggest possible reviewers and to include copies of the opinion letters of colleagues who read the draft previous to submission.
2. The journal discourages submission of unnecessarily subdivided reports of a single study. Similarly, the number of authors is expected to correlate with the amount of work required for the study.
3. We will acknowledge reception as soon as your paper arrives. Manuscripts accepted for review by the Editorial Board will be sent to three internationally recognized specialists.
4. Senior authors will receive a journal copy and an electronic reprints (PDF). Excess pages will be charged a fee. Submission of long monographs and supplements requires previous consultation with the Editor. Files are discarded three months after publication, we cannot accept responsability thereafter.
Its abbreviated title is Rev. biol. trop, and it should be used in bibliographies, footnotes, references and bibliographic strips.
The articles published in Revista de biología tropical are indexed or summarized by:
Abstracts on Hygiene and Communicable Diseases; Animal Breeding Abstracts; ASFA (Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts); Bio-Control News and Information; Biological Abstracts; Chemical Abstracts; Current Contents; Ecological Abstracts; Entomology Abstracts; Field Crop Abstracts; Forestry Abstracts; GetCited; Grasslands and Forage Abstracts; Google Scholar; Helminthological Abstracts; Herbage Abstracts; Horticultural Abstracts; Index Medicus; Index Veterinarius; INIS Atomindex (International Nuclear Information System); LATINDEX; Medline; Periódica (Indice de Revistas Latinoamericanas en Ciencias); Poultry Abstracts; Protozoological Abstracts; Review of Medical and Veterinary Mycology; Review of Plant Pathology; Seed Abstracts; Veterinary Bulletin; Water Resources Abstracts; Weed Abstracts; Zoological Record; Pascal; LILACS (Literatura Latino-Americana e do Caribe em Ciências da Saúde); Nutrition Abstracts and Reviews Series A: Human and Experimental; Nutrition Abstracts and Reviews Series B: Livestock and Feeding; Review of Agricultural Entomology; Review of Medical and Veterinary Entomology; Dairy Science Abstracts; Research Alert; Science Citation Index Expanded; SCIELO; Scirus.
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