Revista de Biología Tropical ISSN Impreso: 0034-7744 ISSN electrónico: 2215-2075



Here are the contact addresses to inquiry about manuscripts (scope, status, help submitting); and to reach us by mail, phone or personally.

If you want to know if a particular manuscript you are working on is appropriate:
1. Read this:
Our scope
2. If you are still doubtful, you can send us the complete draft and we will tell you if we think the subject and approach are good for the Revista:

If you sent a manuscript and want to know where it is in the evaluation/publication process:
1. Enter here with your user and password:
2. If you honestly think that more than a reasonable time has passed and something may be wrong with your manuscript, send an inquiry with copies of the pertinent messages, to:

Nearly all authors have no problem using our Open Journal System to send and monitor their manuscripts, but if you tried at least twice to establish an account and send a manuscript, but could not do it, watch this video from our colleagues of Peruv. J. Paras.

If, after watching it, you are convinced that you need special help, you can contact Lic. Alonso Prendas:

If you need to send a package or visit our office (for visits, get an appointment here:, this is our address:

    Revista de Biología Tropical, Frente Facultad Artes, Universidad de Costa Rica,
    San Pedro de Montes de Oca, 2060 San José, Costa Rica.

Phone calls can only be taken from 8 am to noon, Costa Rican time, in this number:

Phone (506) 2511-8982. However, the best way to contact us is by email, here:

If you fail to obtain a rapid, respectful and useful reply from anyone in our staff, send copy of the pertinent messages to the Director: