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Contact

For questions about submissions currently under editorial consideration please contact the journal Editorial Office at bmczoology@biomedcentral.com.

For production enquiries please contact the journal Production Editor Lydia Liu.

For general enquiries, please look at our support information.

For any other queries, contact the Open Research Support team.

Submissions

Manuscripts should be submitted through our online submission system. We will acknowledge receipt of your submitted manuscript by email.

Annual Journal Metrics

  • Speed
    83 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only
    66 days to first decision for all manuscripts
    282 days from submission to acceptance
    22 days from acceptance to publication

    Citation Impact
    2.773 - 2-year Impact Factor
    3.022 - 5-year Impact Factor
    1.185 - Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP)
    1.011 - SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)

    Usage 
    72,000 downloads
    179 Altmetric mentions

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.