African Zoology

African Zoology  
Former names
Zoologica Africana, South African Journal of Zoology
Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
Afr. Zool.
Discipline Zoology
Language English
Edited by C.A. Simon
Publication details
Zoological Society of Southern Africa (South Africa)
Publication history
Frequency Biannually
ISSN 1562-7020
LCCN 00227123
OCLC no. 44395820

African Zoology is a biannual peer-reviewed scientific journal that covers any aspect of zoology relevant to Africa and its surrounding oceans, seas, and islands. It is published by the Zoological Society of Southern Africa. It publishes topical reviews, full-length papers, short communications, and book reviews.


The journal was established by the Zoological Society of Southern Africa in 1965 as Zoologica Africana, which was renamed to South African Journal of Zoology in 1979, when the South African Bureau of Publications became its publisher. In 2000, the journal returned to the society and obtained its current name.

Abstracting and indexing

African Zoology is abstracted and indexed in Biological Abstracts, Chemical Abstracts, Current Advances in Biology, GeoAbstracts, Science Citation Index, and The Zoological Record. According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2009 impact factor of 0.746, ranking it 91st among 129 journals in the category "Zoology".[1]

See also


  1. "Web of Science". 2011. Archived from the original on 13 July 2011. Retrieved 2011-06-14.

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