Editorial Policy

Acta Zoologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae publishes original works in the fields of animal taxonomy and systematics, zoogeography, animal ecology and behaviour, population biology, biodiversity studies and nature conservation problems of international interest. Publishing short communication, check list, catalogue or new species for a given area is not in focus our publishing policy. This journal is a fairly rapid (average time from submission to publishing was about 10 months in the last decade). Acta Zoologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae is published quarterly in four issues in February, May, August and November.

Acta Zoologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae is a peer reviewed journal. Two (or three) experts of the field are asked for revision, their comments are forwarded to the corresponding author anonymously. After Review Request, reviewers have typically 4 weeks for their judgment. Based on the reviewers’ recommendations, the editor makes a decision and lists the necessary amendments.

Manuscripts must be solely the work of the author(s) stated, must not have been previously published elsewhere, and must not be under consideration by another journal. This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

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