ISSN 0101-8175 printed version
ISSN 1806-969X online version



Basic Information

Revista Brasileira de Zoologia (RBZool), the journal of the Sociedade Brasileira de Zoologia (SBZ), publishes original scientific articles on Zoology, authored by members and non-members of the Society. Members of the SBZ publish free of charge, whereas non-members are required to pay page charges, as indicated in the updated price list published in the Society's homepage (

Manuscripts should be prepared preferentially in English but Portuguese is accepted until December 2009. Manuscript submission to RBZool is available online only at the address Register in this page at least as author of the Revista Brasileira de Zoologia. The system is user-friendly and allows authors to monitor the submission process. All documents should be prepared with a word processor software.

RBZool refrains from publishing simple occurrence notes, new records (e.g. geographic, host), distribution notes, case studies, list of species, and similar purely descriptive studies, unless well justified by the authors. Justification should be sent prior submission to the Managing Editor. A new journal, Zoologia Letters, is being prepared to attend the need of publication of significant new records, morphological and behavioral notes and other short notes considered of importance to the understanding of animal evolution, biogeography, or biology.

To briefly refer to the journal, the short title Rev. Bras. Zool. is recommended, and should be used in bibliographies, footnotes and bibliographical references and strips.


Information Services

Articles published in Revista Brasileira de Zoologia are indexed and abstracted by:

  • Biological Abstracts
  • CAB International
  • Institute for Scientific Information (ISI)
  • Zoological Record
  • Scopus (Elsevier)



The articles published in Revista Brasileira de Zoologia can be reproduced only with indication of the source. Reference of registered names or trademarks does not imply that such names are exempt from applicable protective lows and regulations. Use of published material for commercial purposes is prohibited.



The publication of the journal is partially supported by:

  • Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico (CNPq),
    Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior (CAPES)

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