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Journal of Animal Ecology

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Abbreviated title (ISO 4)  J. Anim. Ecol.
Language  English
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:

  • Standard papers - a typical experimental, comparative or theoretical paper
  • Reviews - syntheses of topics of broad ecological interest
  • 'How To' papers - practical guides in using a specific experimental or theoretical model or system
  • Synthesis papers - overviews of well-established field or laboratory study systems
  • Forum articles - short contributions intended to stimulate debate
  • In Focus - short articles designed to highlight high-interest material
  • 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".


    Journal of Animal Ecology Wikipedia