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The Editors of BMC Zoology are pleased to announce the launch of a special collection on defaunation, functional extinctions and socio-ecological consequences.
We are now welcoming submissions and the deadline is June 1st 2021.
BMC Series Focus Issue
Research data are the foundations of reliable and reproducible science. This month, we would like to highlight different ways authors were able to publish and share their data by choosing the BMC series.
Aims and scope
BMC Zoology is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that considers articles on all aspects of zoology, including comparative physiology, mechanistic and functional studies, morphology, life history, animal behavior, signaling and communication, cognition, parasitism, systematics, biogeography and conservation.
- Alison Cuff, BioMed Central
- Dylan Smith, BioMed Central
- James Edwards, BioMed Central
- Brock Fenton, University of Western Ontario
- Thomas Flatt, University of Lausanne
- Herbert Hoi, University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna
- Serge Morand, University of Montpellier
- Laurence Packer, York University
Thomas Flatt is Associate Professor at the Department of Biology at the University of Fribourg. His main interest is the evolution and mechanisms of life history and aging. He is a Section Editor for BMC Zoology since its inception in 2016.
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2019 Journal Metrics
2.115 - 2-year Impact Factor
2.529 - 5-year Impact Factor
1.786 - Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP)
1.197 - SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)
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Portable Peer Review
The editors of BMC Zoology support initiatives that expedite the peer review process and are happy to consider manuscripts that have been reviewed in Peerage of Science. Please indicate in your cover letter if this applies to your manuscript.