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

No evidence of pre-hibernation or pre-migratory body mass gain in Miniopterus natalensis in north-eastern South Africa

Mariëtte PRETORIUS, Wanda MARKOTTER, Teresa KEARNEY, Ernest SEAMARK, Hugh BRODERS and Mark KEITH
J. Vertebr. Biol. 2020, 70(1): 20088 DOI:10.25225/jvb.20088
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Published on: 24 February 2021

Dogs and Conservation: emerging themes and considerations

Katherine WHITEHOUSE-TEDD, Ngaio RICHARDS and Megan PARKER
J. Vertebr. Biol. 2020, 69(3): E2004 DOI: 10.25225/jvb.E2004
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Published on: 17 February 2021

Benefits of incorporating a scat-detection dog into wildlife monitoring: a case study of Pyrenean brown bear

Jérôme SENTILLES, Cécile VANPÉ and Pierre-Yves QUENETTE
J. Vertebr. Biol. 2020, 69(3): 20096 DOI: 10.25225/jvb.20096
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Published on: 17 February 2021

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