Editor-in-Chief: Joris M. Koene, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
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Animal Biology, publishes high quality papers and focuses on integration of the various disciplines within the broad field of zoology. These disciplines include behaviour, developmental biology, ecology, endocrinology, evolutionary biology, genomics, morphology, neurobiology, physiology, systematics and theoretical biology. Purely descriptive papers will not be considered for publication.
Animal Biology is the official journal of the Royal Dutch Zoological Society since its foundation in 1872. The journal was initially called Archives Néerlandaises de Zoologie, which was changed in 1952 to Netherlands Journal of Zoology, the current name was established in 2003.
Thomson Scientific’s Journal Citations Report for 2015 ranks Animal Biology with an Impact Factor of 0.617; 2016 Impact Factor: 0.574; 5 Year Impact Factor 0.739.
This title is included in the HINARI, AGORA and OARE programmes.