Geographical region covered - The Caribbean Naturalist covers all aspects of the natural history sciences of terrestrial, freshwater, and marine organisms and the environments of Caribbean islands, coastal regions of the circum-Caribbean mainland from Venezuela through to the Yucatán Peninsula, plus the Bahamas and Bermuda. Manuscripts based on field studies outside of this region that provide information on species within this region may be considered at the Editor’s discretion.
Manuscript subject matter - The journal welcomes manuscripts based on fieldwork, observations, and associated lab work that focus on terrestrial, freshwater, and marine fauna, flora, and habitats. Subject areas include, but are not limited to, field ecology, biology, conservation applications, behavior, biogeography, taxonomy, evolution, anatomy, and physiology. Strict lab, modeling, and simulation studies on natural history aspects of the region, without any field component, will also be considered for publication as long as the research has direct and clear significance to field naturalists and the manuscript discusses these implications.
Special issues - The Caribbean Naturalist welcomes proposals for special issues that are based on a series of invitational articles or on conference proceedings. Special issue editors can rely on the journal staff’s years of experiences in efficiently handling most details relating to the publication of special issues.
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