Fauna of Arabia

Fauna of Arabia

The continuous series Fauna of Arabia, of which 25 volumes have been published thus far, was founded in 1979 as “Fauna of Saudi Arabia” by the late Willi Büttiker and Walter Wittmer of the Natural History Museum in Basel, Switzerland. Since 2001 it continues as a joint project of the Senckenberg Research Institute and Museum of Nature, Frankfurt, Germany, the National Commission for Wildlife Conservation and Development, and King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology, both Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Fauna of Arabia is a fully peer-reviewed, international scientific journal, which is published about once a year as a hardcover of 400-700 pages. Original articles in the fields of animal taxonomy and systematics, zoogeography, faunistics, ecology and environmental conservation in the Arabian Peninsula and the Arabian Seas Region are considered for publication. Fauna of Arabia primarily publishes results of the “Zoological Survey of Arabia”. Large manuscripts (up to 600 printed pages) and colour illustrations are accepted for publication free of charge. Authors receive an e-print, 25 reprints and a copy of the volume in which their paper appears.

Articles published in Fauna of Arabia are indexed in: 
•Biological Abstracts •Biosis Previews •Book Citation Index •Scopus •Zoological Record 

The complete series and individual volumes may be obtained from Senckenberg.

Detailed information on all volumes of Fauna of Arabia can be found in this list.

Please contact the editors for further information, guidelines for authors and submission of manuscripts