SciRev ratings (provided by authors) (based on 1 review)

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Duration first review round 7.0 mnths compare →
Total handling time accepted manuscripts 7.6 mnths compare →
Decision time immediate rejection n/a compare →
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Average number of review reports 3.0 compare →
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Quality of review reports 4.0 compare →
Difficulty of reviewer comments 4.0 compare →
Overall rating manuscript handling 5.0 (range 0-5) compare →

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First review round: 30.4 weeks. Overall rating: 5 (excellent). Outcome: Accepted.

Motivation:
After dropping the ball for seven months the paper came back with good reviews and was accepted after revision. EiC was apologetic about review period but had great comments to improve paper.

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Journal info (provided by editor)

Issues per year
4
Articles published last year
65
Manuscripts received last year
246
% accepted last year
30
% immediately rejected last year
37
Open access status
optional
Manuscript handling fee?
yes
Fee per page
$100
Kind of complaint procedure
Editorial board
Two-year impact factor
1.82
Five-year impact factor
1.56
Disciplines: Ecology, Zoology

Aims and scope

The editor has not yet provided this information.