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Editorial Board

Alison Cuff, BioMed Central, Germany

Manuscript Editor
Dylan Smith, BioMed Central, UK

Assistant Editor
James Edwards, BioMed Central, UK

Section Editors

Brock Fenton, University of Western Ontario, Canada
Thomas Flatt, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
Herbert H Hoi, University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna, Austria
Serge Morand, University of Montpellier, France
Laurence Packer, York University, Canada

Associate Editors
Biotic interactions
Maria Cristina Lorenzi, University of Paris 13, France

Cognition, sensory biology, signaling and communication
Richard Holland, Bangor University, UK
Drew Rendall, University of Lethbridge, Canada
Martin Stevens, University of Exeter, UK

Comparative physiology and morphology
Beate Braun, Leibniz-Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research, Germany
Mathieu Giraudeau, University of Exeter, UK
Timothy Greives, North Dakota State University, USA
Bernhard Lieb, University of Mainz, Germany
Edward Narayan, Western Sydney University, Australia

Conservation and wildlife monitoring
Benoit Goossens, Cardiff University, UK
Maria João Ramos Pereira, University of Aveiro, Portugal

Life history
Patrick Fitze, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
Ádám Z Lendvai, University of Debrecen, Hungary
Julien Martin, University of Aberdeen, UK
Marjo Saastamoinen, University of Helsinki, Finland

Sociobiology, parental and sexual behavior
Hannah L. Dugdale, University of Leeds, UK
Alexandre Roulin, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
Michael Sheehan, Cornell University, USA

Systematics and biogeography
Mark Blaxter, University of Edinburgh, UK
Sheila Colla, York University, Canada
Robert Hanner, University of Guelph, Canada
Nikos Poulakakis, University of Crete, Greece

Editorial Advisors
Frank-Thorsten Krell, Denver Museum of Nature & Science, USA
Rodney Honeycutt, Pepperdine University, USA

2019 Journal Metrics

  • Citation Impact
    2.115 - 2-year Impact Factor
    2.529 - 5-year Impact Factor
    1.786 - Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP)
    1.197 - SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)


    Social Media Impact
    219 mentions

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