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

Two new species of Rhodeus (Teleostei: Cyprinidae: Acheilognathinae) from the River Yangtze, China
Fan LI, Te-Yu LIAO and Ryoichi ARAI
J. Vertebr. Biol. 2020, 69(1): 19055 DOI: 10.25225/jvb.19055
Published on: 3 March 2020

Cooperative defence of colonial breeding house martins (Delichon urbicum) against nest-usurping house sparrows (Passer domesticus)

Savvas IEZIEKEL and Reuven YOSEF
J. Vertebr. Biol. 2020, 69(1): 19045 DOI:10.25225/jvb.19045
Published on: 6 February 2020

Review of the lampreys (Petromyzontidae) in Bosnia and Herzegovina: a current status and geographic distribution

Pero TUTMAN, Ivana BUJ, Marko ĆALETA, Zoran MARČIĆ, Adem HAMZIĆ and Avdul ADROVIĆ
J. Vertebr. Biol. 2020, 69(1): 19046 DOI:10.25225/jvb.19046
Published on: 6 February 2020

Editors' profiles


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