Peer Review

Each paper is first considered by the editor for consideration in the journal, and then sent to 2 reviewers who are experts in the filed of the paper, and the EIC makes final decision.

Open Access Policy

The Editorial team and the Council of the Zoological Society of Nigeria have decided to make The Zoologist an Open Access Journal.
The selected Open Access licence is Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0).
The Zoologist Open Access policy is as stated below:
1. The copyright is to the Zoological Society of Nigeria (©The Zoological Society of Nigeria).
2. Articles published in the journal are distributed under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0).

3. The License permits non-commercial use, copying, redistribution, remixing and adaptation of articles published in The Zoologist provided the original work is properly cited and the new work has identical license.

4. Authors that publish their articles in The Zoologist, therefore agree to the distribution under CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 (

The forgoing is for all authors and readers of The Zoologist.

Publication Scheduling

1 volume per year

     View our Diamond Open Access Survey (closes on February 29, 2024)

Journal Identifiers

eISSN: 1596-972X