ARTICLE SCOPE AND
issue typically focuses on one country or subject. Contributed or invited
manuscripts may focus on a wide variety of topics (see below) and authors
are encouraged to submit all works supporting amphibian and reptile
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.
CITES protection, quarantine
regulations and restrictions, and other political or cultural aspects relating to amphibian and reptile
conservation breeding programs.
Development and histories of CBPs
with their successes, shortcomings, impediments, publicity, and support.
Citizen Science, Networking, and
Information Technology relating to amphibian and reptile conservation.
WE ACCEPT FOR SUBMISSION
- Reviews. max. 7,000 words. Peer review.
- Consensual Reviews: more than 6 authors representing a broad range of expertise. Reviewed by
Editorial Review Board members.
- Scientific Research Articles: max. 5,000 words. Peer
- Reports: Describing observational or statistically
unsupported studies. max 2000 words. Abstract 200 words, one graph or map, one image preferred. Reviewed
by Editorial Review Board members.
- Short Communications: Brief communications about any of
the above topics. max 1000 words. Reviewed by Editorial Review Board members.