The Philippine BIOTA (ISSN 0115-2106) is a refereed scientific journal dedicated to publishing original research work and innovative teaching strategies in biology. It is the official journal of the Biology Teachers Association of the Philippines, Inc. (BIOTA Philippines), a non-stock, non- profit organization (SEC Reg. No. CN200900931) of secondary and tertiary level biology teachers in the Philippines. One issue of The Philippine BIOTA is published annually.