ARTICLE SCOPE AND
Contributed or invited manuscriptsmay focus on a wide variety of topics (see below) and authors
areencouraged to submit all works supporting amphibian
and reptile conservation.
Biology, natural history, diversity of
amphibians and reptiles, country overviews, faunal inventories and checklists, threat assessments,
and notes on declines and disease, new species descriptions, ecology, surveys,
techniques, husbandry, physiology, diet, reproduction, rearing, thermal biology, behaviour, aquaculture, reviews of
species, their conservation assessment, harvesting, farming, pet trade, and both their
in situ and ex situ conservation needs.
protection, quarantine regulations and restrictions, and other political or cultural aspects
relating to amphibian and reptile conservation breeding
Development and histories of
CBPs with their successes, shortcomings, impediments, publicity, and
Citizen Science, Networking, and
Information Technology relating to amphibian and reptile
- Reviews. 6,000 words. These are Peer Reviewed if written
by fewer than 6 authors. If written by more than 6 authors representing expertise in
the field, may be Peer reviewed if desired, or reviewed by ARC editors for clarity
of presentation and content, then approved for publication by Senior editor or
independent board members.
- Scientific articles. 4,500
words. Peer review.
- Reports: Describing
observational or statistically unsupported studies. 2500 words. Abstract 200 words, one
graph or map, and one image preferred dependent on subject and content. Reviewed by
editors for clarity of presentation and content. Approved for publication by Senior
editor or independent board members.
- Short Communications: Brief
communications about any of the above topics or criticism of articles published in ARC or
other scientific journals. max 1500 words. Reviewed by editors for clarity of
presentation and content. Approved for publication by Senior editor or independent board