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

Phylogenetic relationships and biogeography of the Hybomys division (Muridae: Murinae: Arvicanthini), rodents endemic to Africa’s rainforests

Nelish PRADHAN, Ryan W. NORRIS, Jan DECHER, Julian KERBIS PETERHANS, Christopher R. GRAY, George BAUER, Michael D. CARLETON and C. William KILPATRICK
J. Vertebr. Biol. 2021, 70(2): 21034 DOI:10.25225/jvb.21034
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Published on: 15 September 2021

The importance of rip-rap for round goby invasion success – a field habitat manipulation experiment

Kevin ROCHE, Luděk ŠLAPANSKÝ, Mirek Trávník, Michal JANÁČ and Pavel JURAJDA
J. Vertebr. Biol. 2021, 70(4): 21052 DOI:10.25225/jvb.21052
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Published on: 14 September 2021

An assessment of regulation, education practices and socio-economic perceptions of non-native aquatic species in the Balkans

Marina PIRIA, Belma KALAMUJIĆ STROIL, Daniela GIANNETTO, Ali SERHAN TARKAN, Ana GAVRILOVIĆ, Ivan ŠPELIĆ, Tena RADOČAJ, Nurçin KILLI, Halit FILIZ, Tuğba UÇMA UYSAL, Ceray ALDEMIR, Elvis KAMBERI, Edmond HALA, Rigers BAKIU, Jerina KOLITARI, Enkelejda BUDA, Silvia DURMISHAJ BAKIU, Edlira SADIKU, Azra BAKRAČ, Emir MUJIĆ, Subha AVDIĆ, Nikos DOUMPAS, Ioannis GIOVOS, Irsida DINOSHI, Lejla UŠANOVIĆ, Abdurahim KALAJDŽIĆ, Ana PEŠIĆ, Ilija ĆETKOVIĆ, Olivera MARKOVIĆ, Dragana MILOŠEVIĆ, Danilo MRDAK, Gianluca SARÁ, Mar BOSCH BELMAR, Guillaume MARCHESSAUX, Sasho TRAJANOVSKI and Konstantin ZDRAVESKI
J. Vertebr. Biol. 2021, 70(4): 21047 DOI:10.25225/jvb.21047
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Published on: 13 September 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