First quarter of Zootaxa in 2013: 23.5% increase over 2012

During the first quarter of 2013, 448 papers were published in 78 issues of Zootaxa, in a total 9,200 pages. In 2012, 7447 pages were published in the first quarter. Thus the increase in this year is 23.5% over the same period in 2012.

During January to March 2013, 27 monographs were published in Zootaxa. In other words, it is 9 monographs per month or over a couple of monographs per week. In comparison, 14 monographs were published in the first quarter of 2012.

60 open-access papers were published during the first quarter of 2013.

Zhi-Qiang Zhang, Chief editor, Zootaxa