The Philippine Scientist is an annual publication of University of San Carlos Press, Cebu City, Philippines. The Philippine Scientist is devoted to the promotion of all basic and applied aspects of the natural and physical sciences and mathematics as they pertain to the Philippines and the western Pacific region as a whole. Contributions are accepted anytime from everyone regardless of geographic origin and institutional affiliation.

This publication is included in the abstracting and indexing coverage of the Biological Abstracts of BIOSIS Previews, the Zoological Record, and the Master Journal List of Thomson Reuters–ISI, Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts (ASFA, Part 1) of Cambridge Scientific Abstracts (CSA), FishLit/Fisheries Review, Chemical Abstracts Service Source Index (CASSI), Ulrich’s International Periodicals Directory and the Ulrich’s Update, and is a member of the Council of Editors of Learned Journals and the International Association of Scholarly Publishers.

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