Animal Biology

Editor-in-Chief: Dr. 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.

2018 Impact Factor: 1.304
5 Year Impact Factor 1.112
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Editor-in-Chief:
Martijn Egas, University of 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
Long (Paul) Cheng, Melbourne, Australia
Reinhard Dallinger, Innsbruck, Austria
Tom J.M. van Dooren, Paris, France
Frietson Galis, Leiden, The Netherlands
Luc-Alain Giraldeau, Montreal, Canada
Joris M. Koene, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Mariska E. Kret, Leiden, The Netherlands
Johan L. van Leeuwen, Wageningen, The Netherlands
Wenbo Liao, Nanchong, Sichuan, China
Simon M. Reader, Montreal, Canada
Kenneth Söderhäll, Uppsala, Sweden
Valentina Zizzari, Koblenz, Germany

Reviews Editor:
Leo A.J. Nagelkerke Wageningen, The Netherlands