http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/rbtRevista de Biología Tropical/International Journal of Tropical Biology and Conservation ISSN Impreso: 0034-7744 ISSN electrónico: 2215-2075

Frequently Asked Questions

Where should I send the manuscript?

Please send it to this address: http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/rbt/user/register


Where is your format guide?

You can find examples in Guidelines for manuscripts. An example is here.

What is the publication fee?

There is no mandatory fee for 10 pages or less.

What is your impact factor?

Our impact factor in American and European journals is 0.544, but the vast majority of tropical journals are not in the citation index, so we believe that the real impact is much higher.

In what state is my manuscript?

Contact the last member of our staff who emailed you, but consider the following time limits for every stage of the process:

  • Allow five days to receive an email saying that your manuscript has been received. If you do not hear from us within five days, you must contact us immediately.
  • Allow 15 days to receive our message explaining if our Editorial Board decided to send your manuscript to reviewers.
  • Allow 45 days to receive reviewers' comments.
  • Allow 15 days to process your manuscript comments.
  • Allow 15 days to receive indications about the second draft.
  • Allow 40 days to receive your acceptance/charges notification.


Any questions regarding a manuscript should be sent to rbtap17@gmail.com or darroyom4.rbt@gmail.com



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