The Selva Negra rainforest has been included in the following research publications and records.
- Selva Negra was included in an ecological assessment by Bio-Nica.
- Many birding studies have been conducted here.
- "A Faunistic Survey of the Dynastine Scarab Beetles of Honduras, Nicaragua, and El Salvador" was conducted by students from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
- Dr. Ronda J. Green of Environmental Sciences at Griffith University conducted an expedition here.