Animal Biology

Editor-in-Chief: Joris M. Koene
Animal Biology, publishes high quality papers and focuses on integration of the various disciplines within the broad field of zoology. These disciplines include behaviour, developmental biology, ecology, endocrinology, evolutionary biology, genomics, morphology, neurobiology, physiology, systematics and theoretical biology. Purely descriptive papers will not be considered for publication.

Animal Biology is the official journal of the Royal Dutch Zoological Society since its foundation in 1872. The journal was initially called Archives Néerlandaises de Zoologie, which was changed in 1952 to Netherlands Journal of Zoology, the current name was established in 2003.

2017 Impact Factor: 1.069
5 Year Impact Factor 0.993

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Editor-in-Chief:
Joris M. Koene, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Board of Editors:
Dominique Adriaens Ghent, Belgium
Leo W. Beukeboom Groningen, The Netherlands
Johan J. Bolhuis Utrecht, The Netherlands
J.E. (Liesbeth) Bolhuis Wageningen, The Netherlands
Björn Brembs Berlin, Germany
Reinhard Dallinger Innsbruck, Austria
Tom J.M. van Dooren Paris, France
Frietson Galis Leiden, The Netherlands
Luc-Alain Giraldeau Montreal, Canada
Mariska E. Kret Leiden, The Netherlands
Johan L. van Leeuwen Wageningen, The Netherlands
Zjef Pereboom Antwerp, Belgium
Simon M. Reader Montreal, Canada
Kenneth Söderhäll Uppsala, Sweden

Reviews Editor:
Leo A.J. Nagelkerke Wageningen, The Netherlands
Abstracts of Mycology
AgBiotech News and Information
Agroforestry Abstracts
Animal Behaviour Abstracts
Animal Breeding Abstracts
Apicultural Abstracts
Applied Ecological Abstracts
Aquatic Sciences & Fisheries Abstracts (Part 1 & 2)
Bibliography and Index of Geology
Bio Control News & Information
Biological Abstracts
BIOSIS Previews
Chemical Abstractsv Current Contents
Current References in Fish Researchv Entomology Abstracts
Environmental Sciences & Pollution Management
Forestry Abstracts
Genetics Abstracts
GEOBase
Horticultural Abstracts
Index to Scientific Reviews
Index Veterinarius
Nutrition Abstracts and Reviews
Poultry Abstracts
Research Alert (Philadelphia)
Review of Agricultural Entomology & Review of Medical and Veterinary Entomology
Review of Medical & Veterinary Mycology
Science Citation Index
SCOPUS
Speleological Abstracts
Sport Fisheries Abstracts (now: Fisheries Review)
Veterinary Bulletin
Wildlife Review Abstracts
Zoological Records
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NOW AVAILABLE - Online submission: Articles for publication in Animal Biology online through Editorial Manager, please click here. As of July 1st 2017, full colour images and figures will be published free of charge.

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Alternatively, you may submit your manuscript through Animal Biology’s site at the Peerage of Science community. Peerage of Science features Open Engagement, allowing any qualified, non-affiliated scientist to engage to peer-review your work. The end result includes revision recommendations, and standardized quantitative evaluation of the revised version, in addition to the reviews. Peerage of Science is free of any charges. Click here to submit your work to the journal, using Peerage of Science.