Barbastella, Journal of Bat Research is an annual peer-review scientific journal, managed and distributed by SECEMU, that provides a platform to publicise studies on bats covering all possible perspectives and author interests. It aims to give visibility to bat-related studies (local and global) conducted with scientific rigour. The journal expects to accommodate both data about major research projects and findings worldwide as well as small projects focused on more localised information.
All manuscripts published in the Barbastella, Journal of Bat Research are listed in the CrossRef data-base with the doi prefix 10.14709. The journal aims to officially apply for Impact Factor this year.
Barbastella Journal of Bat Research is the official scientific journal published by the Spanish Society of Bat Research and Conservation. It cover all aspects of bat biology and conservation. All type of manuscripts can be considered for publication in the journal: short-notes, meta-analyses, reviews, standard articles, methodological tests and assessments, monitoring programme results, consultancy reports, letters, comments, etc., all linked to bat research and conservation. Special Issues are welcome, as well as booklets editions for specific topics. Thesis summaries are also good candidates to be published here. All contributions can be published together with audiovisual material (video, dynamic plots, presentations or photo-galleries).
Distribution of the contributions published in Barbastella, Journal of Bat Research along the 5-year period since its launch in the academic circle.
Keywords: Bats, Murciélagos, Murciégalos, Ratpenats, Morcegos, Saguzar, Chiroptera, Ecology, conservation, biogeography, management, monitoring, physiology, archaeology, population biology, virology, behavior, etology, echolocation, bioacoustics, habitat management.