Journal of Vertebrate Biology

 open access journal 
Institute of Vertebrate Biology
Faculty of Environmental Sciences

Journal Overview

The Journal of Vertebrate Biology (formerly Folia Zoologica, founded in 1938) publishes high-quality original research papers of broad interest. The Journal welcomes papers on the behaviour, ecology, physiology, anatomy, developmental biology, taxonomy, and evolution of vertebrates, including research at the interface of these disciplines. Published work includes both empirical and theoretical approaches with a primary focus on vertebrates, including humans.

Latest Articles

Bone size and its effect on body mass in Eothenomys miletus from the Hengduan Mountain region

Yu-Qiu LIAO, Ting JIA and Wan-Long ZHU
J. Vertebr. Biol. 2023, 72: 22066 DOI: 10.25225/jvb.22066
Published on: 31 January 2023

Early post-release behaviour of Eurasian lynx translocated to the transboundary region of the Dinaric Mountains

Ira TOPLIČANEC, Tomislav GOMERČIĆ, Rok ČERNE, Miha KROFEL, Ioan-Mihai POP, Jakub KUBALA, Branislav TÁM, Silvia BLAŠKOVIĆ and Magda SINDIČIĆ
J. Vertebr. Biol. 2022, 71: 22064 DOI: 10.25225/jvb.22064
Published on: 27 December 2022

Two new hypogean species of Triplophysa (Cypriniformes: Nemacheilidae) from the River Yangtze drainage in Guizhou, China

Fei LIU, Zhi-Xuan ZENG and Zheng GONG
J. Vertebr. Biol. 2022, 71: 22062 DOI: 10.25225/jvb.22062
Published on: 27 December 2022

Editors' profiles


Carl Smith

Vladimír Bejček

e-ISSN 2694-7684

Abbreviation: J. Vertebr. Biol.

Benefits to authors

  • Open Access
  • The new IF for JVB is 1.46
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Biennial Report

Biennial report is a traditional publication of the Institute of Vertebrate Biology (IVB). The major goal of this report is to provide both a representative overview of the extensive range of research activities undertaken at the IVB and to inform the reader about the most important news and events, all in a style that is fully accessible to the interested layperson