Copeia is a peer-reviewed scientific journal established in 1913. The first issue was published by John Treadwell Nichols. It consisted of a single piece of paper folded to form four pages of information with five articles. The cover of the pamphlet read: “Published by the contributors to advance the science of coldblooded vertebrates.”
Copeia is quarterly published and covers research in ichthyology and herpetology. It was named after Edward Drinker Cope, a prominent American researcher in these fields. It is the official journal of the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists.
According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal was ranked 93 out of 145 journals in the category “Zoology” in 2010.
Image Caption: This is the front cover art for the book Copeia written by Journal. Credit: Wikipedia