The Middle East at its location at the intersection of three zoogeographic regions endows a vast landscape with a striking diversity of habitats and fauna and flora with many endemic species. Zoology in the Middle East is the only scientific journal covering the whole range of zoology in this unique region of the world and helps further the understanding of the Middle East as a zoogeographical unit. The journal aims at improving the interchange of knowledge and ideas between specialists on different subjects and taxa.
Zoology in the Middle East publishes original papers on ecology, zoogeography, animal biology, biodiversity, faunistics, systematics, and taxonomy of the Middle East. Far over 1000 authors from more than 65 countries have published their scientific results in Zoology in the Middle East. The journal is thus a unique information source on Middle East wildlife; the first 63 volumes and three Special Issues comprise over 9,000 printed pages.
It is a refereed journal with an international Advisory Board. Zoology in the Middle East has found place in the elite Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE), which comprises a selection of the world's leading scholarly science and technical journals from more than 150 disciplines, and forms the basis for calculating the impact factor (IP). Since 2013, Zoology in the Middle East is published by the publisher Taylor & Francis. The editorial office remained unchanged. Please visit the journal’s new web site at http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/tzme20/current#.UZ8Mkp3wCig. The current web site will be maintained for some time.
Print ISSN: 0939-7140
Online ISSN: 2326-2680
Dr Max Kasparek
Natural Resources Management, Heidelberg
Dr Adrian C. Pont
University Museum of Natural History, Oxford
Prof. Dr Zuhair S. Amr
Jordan University of Science & Technology, Irbid
Prof. Dr Wolfgang Böhme
Museum Alexander König, Bonn
Prof. Dr Ali Demirsoy
Hacettepe University, Ankara
Dr Sherif Baha El Din
Egyptian Environment Affairs Agency, Cairo
Prof. Dr Victor Fet
Marshall University, Huntington (USA)
Dr Francis Gilbert
Nottingham University, Nottingham (U.K.)
Prof. Dr Henri Dumont
Ghent University, Ghent
Prof. Dr George Japoshvili
Agricultural University of Georgia, Tbilisi
Dr Bahram H. Kiabi
Shaheed Beheshti University, Tehran
Dr Boris Kryštufek
University of Primorska, Koper, Slovenia
Dr Fareed Krupp
Senckenberg Research Institute, Frankfurt a.M.
Dr Wilson R. Lourenço
Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris
Prof. Dr Abdul Karim Nasher
Sana’a University, Yemen
Dr Tomáš Pavlíček
University of Haifa, Israel
Prof. Dr Vladimir Pešić
University of Montenegro, Podgorica
Dr Hossein Rajaei
State Museum of Natural History, Stuttgart
Dr Çağan H. Şekercioğlu
University of Utah, U.S.A.
Prof. Dr Michael Veith
Trier University, Trier (Germany)
In addition to the Science Citation Index (SCIE), Zoology in the Middle East is included in the BioSciences Information Service (BIOSIS) of Biological Abstracts and Zoological Record, CAB Abstracts, Ecological Abstracts, Wildlife Review Abstracts, Aquatic Biology, Aquaculture and Fisheries Resources, VINITI Abstracts Journal (Referativnyi Zhurnal), and many other review organs and databases.
Original descriptions of new scientific names for animals representing nomenclatural acts as governed by the ICZN Code of Nomenclature are registered in the Index to Organism Names (ION) published by Thomson Reuters, and are assigned with a Life Sciences Identifier (LSID). This information is also provided to ZooBank, the Global Names Index and other name repositories.
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