ISSN 0717-6538 online version
ISSN 0717-652X print version


Basic information

Gayana is a scientific journal published by Facultad de Ciencias Naturales y Oceanográficas, Universidad de Concepción, Chile. Gayana is the modern version of Gayana Oceanología and Gayana Zoología. Therefore, its numeration starts at volume 63(1).

Gayana covers all aspects of zoology and oceanographic research. Its structure covers five sections, defined by subject or discipline. These are Ecology, Environmental Biology, Earth Sciences, Biodiversity and Taxonomy, Evolutionary and Applied Biology.

It appears twice a year

Indexed in

The articles published in Gayana are indexed or summarized by:

  • Bulletin Signaletique - Abstrac, CNRS
  • Pascal Folio, Abstract - CNRS
  • Periodica - Index Latinoamericano
  • Marine Sciences Contents Tables - MSCT - Index FAO
  • Biological Abstract - BIOSIS
  • Entomology Abstracts - BIOSIS
  • Zoological Records - BIOSIS
  • International Periodical Directory - Ulrich's
  • Scientific Electronic on line - SciELO
  • Thomson Reuter WoS/ISI
  • Biodiversity Heritage Library


  • Universidad de Concepción, Facultad de Ciencias Naturales y Oceanográficas.


The publication Gayana if financially supported by:

  • Facultad de Ciencias Naturales y Oceanográficas de la Universidad de Concepción

Previous issue

Previous issues Gayana available on the website “Biodiversity Heritage Library”.

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Universidad de Concepción
Facultad de Ciencias Naturales y Oceanográficas

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Concepción - Chile
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