The congress proceedings will be published in the series “Zoosymposia”, which is indexed in “Conference Proceedings Citation Index-Science” in the Web of Science Core Collection. The new deadline for submission of full articles or abstracts for congress proceedings is 25 October 2022. Only registered delegates can publish in the proceedings in addition to oral and poster presentations. One delegate is limited to two submissions as the main author or speaker (no limits to be co-author for presentations by others). Details about how to submit will be provided in the letter of receipt for registration. All submissions will be peer-reviewed before acceptance. The proceedings will be published on 30 November 2022 and will be included in the welcome package for each registered member of the congress. Questions about submission of abstracts or full papers can be sent directly by email to Zhi-Qiang Zhang (

Full articles can be reviews of previous literature or reports of original research. They must not have been published before and are not under consideration for another journal or book.  These should include a title, list of authors, their addresses, email and orcid ids, abstract, keywords, introduction, Main text and References. The main text may include sections such as “Methods and Material”, “Results”, etc. Please see a sample paper from a recent volume:

For abstract submission, please include a title, list of authors, their addresses, emails and Orcid IDs (if available), abstract and keywords (up to 6). Abstracts are limited to 600 words. You can register Orcid IDs free of charge from The abstracts must NOT be plagiarized from previous published abstract.  If you present previously published research in this ICA, please write a new synopsis for your presentation. The published work(s) may be cited as references. A small figure or a table may be included with the text if the abstract is short. All must still fit in one page. We also consider short manuscripts with sizes between abstract and full paper, which we categorise as “correspondence” (similar to abstracts but longer, normally 2 to 4 pages). Please prepare manuscripts in 11 point Times New Roman (single line space) for the main text, 14 point for titles and 10 point for address/references in A4 page with 2cm margins. When there are multiple authors, please use underline to indicate the author who will be the one to deliver the oral or poster presentation.