|Abbreviated title (ISO 4) J. Anim. Ecol.|
|Discipline Animal ecology|
Publication history 1932-present
|Edited by Ken Wilson, Tim Coulson, Ben Sheldon, Jean-Michel Gaillard|
Publisher Wiley-Blackwell on behalf of the British Ecological Society (United Kingdom)
The Journal of Animal Ecology is a peer-reviewed scientific journal publishing research in all areas of animal ecology. It began publication in 1932, and as such is the second oldest journal of the British Ecological Society (after the Journal of Ecology). It is available both in print and online.
Types of papers published
The journal publishes the following types of papers:
Abstracting and indexing
The journal is abstracted and indexed in Cambridge Scientific Abstracts, BIOBASE/Current Awareness in Biological Sciences, Current Contents, GEOBASE, and the Science Citation Index. According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2012 impact factor of 4.841, ranking it 1st out of 149 journals in the category "Zoology" and 20th out of 131 journals in the category "Ecology".