Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Fauna norvegica publishes:

  1. Original research and scientific papers in zoology, in the form of standard articles, reviews or short communications, focusing on Nordic fauna. The geographic area covered is the mainland and surrounding seas in the Nordic countries. Appropriate topics include systematics and taxonomy, biogeography, faunistic studies, and biodiversity in order to describe abundance and distribution, as well as methodological development. Descriptive work is welcome.

  2. Book reviews.

  3. Conference proceedings relevant to the scope of the journal, on agreement with the editor.

All research papers in Fauna norvegica are subjected to peer review. Submissions must not have been previously published or copyrighted, and must not be published subsequently except in abstract form or by written consent of the editor in chief. Fauna norvegica is an Open Access journal.

Fauna norvegica is indexed in Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ); Scopus, Google Scholar, BIOSIS, Biological abstracts.

Fauna norvegica appears with one volume annually.


Section Policies


Unchecked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Short Communications

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Chironomidae Symposium Proceedings

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.



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