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

Temporal overlap of human and apex predator activity on wildlife trails and forest roads

Silvia BLAŠKOVIĆ, Tomislav GOMERČIĆ, Ira TOPLIČANEC and Magda SINDIČIĆ
J. Vertebr. Biol. 2022, 71: 22029 DOI: 10.25225/jvb.22029
READ MORE
Published on: 16 September 2022

Ecological role of the Eurasian otter, Lutra lutra (Mustelidae, Carnivora) as a seed dispersal species for riparian vegetation in Iberian fresh waters

Dani LATORRE, Raquel MERINO-AGUIRRE, Alejandra CRUZ, Esther LANTERO, Alejandra M. ARROYO, David H. FLETCHER and David ALMEIDA
J. Vertebr. Biol. 2022, 71: 22037 DOI: 10.25225/jvb.22037
READ MORE
Published on: 7 September 2022

The Crimean population of the lesser grey shrike (Lanius minor) has low behavioural flexibility in its response to approaching humans

Peter MIKULA, Zbigniew KWIECIŃSKI, Ireneusz KAŁUGA and Piotr TRYJANOWSKI
J. Vertebr. Biol. 2022, 71: 22038 DOI: 10.25225/jvb.22038
READ MORE
Published on: 22 August 2022

Editors' profiles

EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

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
  • No publication charges
  • Rapid reviewing (less 18 days to first decision)
  • 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