Crustacean Research, Special Number                                  

In addition to regular volumes of Crustacean Research, CSJ publishes Crustacean Research, Special Number which deals with a large monograph, a large review, proceedings of conferences, and more focused topics.  They should be organized by recognized experts in the area and attract articles of the highest quality.  


Special Issue proposals are welcome at any time and should be submitted to the Editor-in-Chief of Crustacean Research.

   Akira Asakura

   asakura.akira.6w (at)


Proposals for Special Numbers should include the following:

  • A suggested title for the Special Number
  • Proposed Aims and Scope, giving an overview of the Special Issue’s intended focus and a list of the topics to be covered.
  • Authors (s) or, in case of proceedings volume, Guest Editor-in-Chief and a list Guest Editorial Board in managing the Special Issue, including their names, emails, and affiliations.
  • A proposed timeline and schedule which includes deadline for submission and tentative publication date.


In case of proceedings volumes, the main editorial task by Guest Editor is to manage the peer review of submitted manuscripts. Guest Editors should recommend papers for publication only on the basis of academic merit and subject appropriateness.


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