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.

Latest Articles

A case study in canine detection of giant bullfrog scent
Esther E. MATTHEW, Ruhan VERSTER and Ché WELDON
J. Vertebr. Biol. 2020, 69(3): 20043 DOI:10.25225/jvb.20043
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Published on: 22 January 2021

Impact of multiple stressors on the fish community pattern along a highly degraded Central European river – a case study

Pavel JURAJDA, Georg STRECK, Kevin ROCHE, Michal JANÁČ and Zdenka JURAJDOVÁ
J. Vertebr. Biol. 2020, 70(1): 20066 DOI: 10.25225/jvb.20066
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Published on: 15 January 2021

Comparing non-invasive surveying techniques for elusive, nocturnal mammals: a case study of the West European hedgehog (Erinaceus europaeus)

Lucy E. BEARMAN-BROWN, Louise E. WILSON, Luke C. EVANS and Philip J. BAKER
J. Vertebr. Biol. 2020, 69(3): 20075 DOI: 10.25225/jvb.20075
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Published on: 23 December 2020

Editors' profiles

EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

Carl Smith

Vladimír Bejček

ISSN 2694-7684

Abbreviation: J. Vertebr. Biol.

Benefits to authors

  • Open Access
  • No publication charges
  • Rapid reviewing
  • No formatting required for initial submission
  • Assistance with English correction for non-native speakers

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