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About the Journal

Australian Journal of Zoology is an international journal publishing contributions on evolutionary, molecular and comparative zoology. The journal focuses on Australasian fauna but also includes high-quality research from any region that has broader practical or theoretical relevance or that demonstrates a conceptual advance to any aspect of zoology. Subject areas include, but are not limited to: anatomy, physiology, molecular biology, genetics, reproductive biology, developmental biology, parasitology, morphology, behaviour, ecology, zoogeography, systematics and evolution.


Australian Journal of Zoology is a valuable resource for professional zoologists, research scientists, resource managers, environmental consultants, students and amateurs interested in any aspect of the scientific study of animals.


Australian Journal of Zoology is pleased to present the annual Best Student Paper Award, for the best student-authored original research publication in each volume of the journal.

Bibliographic Details

ISSN: 0004-959X
eISSN: 1446-5698
Frequency: 6 issues per year
Current Issue: Volume 63 (4)
Impact Factor: 0.941

Indexed/Abstracted in:

  • Agricola
  • Biobase
  • Biological Abstracts
  • CAB Abstracts
  • Chemical Abstracts
  • Current Contents/Agriculture, Biology & Environmental Sciences
  • Science Citation Index
  • Scopus
  • Zoological Record
  • CSIRO PUBLISHING publishes and distributes scientific, technical and health science books, magazines and journals from Australia to a worldwide audience and conducts these activities autonomously from the research of the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO). The views expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent those of, and should not be attributed to, the publisher or CSIRO.

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    Natasha Wilson has been awarded the AJZ Best Student Paper Award for 2014.

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