The Nautilus (journal)
Journal cover of The Nautilus 88(1). This design was used from 1972 to 1986.
|Former name(s)||The Conchologists’ Exchange|
|Abbreviated title (ISO 4)||Nautilus|
|Edited by||José H. Leal|
|Publisher||Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum (United States)|
|Open access||After 3-6 years|
|License||1886-1983 97(1-2) public domain|
The first two volumes were published by shell trader William D. Averell (1853-1928) under the name The Conchologists’ Exchange. From 1958 to 1972, the subtitle of The Nautilus was "The Pilsbry Quarterly devoted to the Interests of Conchologists".
Abstracting and indexing
The journal is abstracted and indexed by Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts, Biological Abstracts, BIOSIS Previews, Current Contents, Science Citation Index, and The Zoological Record. According to the Journal Citation Reports, its 2009 impact factor is 0.500.
- William D. Averell (1853–1928), editor and business manager (1886–1889)
- Charles Willison Johnson (1863–1932), business manager (1890–1932)
- Henry Augustus Pilsbry (1862–1957), editor (1889–1957)
- Horace Burrington Baker (1889–1971), editor (1958–1968), business manager since 1932
- Charles B. Wurtz (1916–1982), editor since 1958
- Robert Tucker Abbott (1919–1995), editor (1968–1995)
- Myroslaw George Harasewych (born 1949), editor (1985–1998)
- José H. Leal (born 1952), managing editor (1997), editor (1998–present)
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