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Journal of Animal Ecology

Copyright © 2016 British Ecological Society

A Journal of the British Ecological Society

  • Edited by: Ken Wilson, Ben Sheldon, Jean-Michel Gaillard and Nate Sanders
  • 2014 ISI Journal Citation Reports® Ranking: : 21/144 (Ecology); 2/153 (Zoology)
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Issue 85:3

Issue 85:3 is now out including a Forum paper asking the question “Do animals exercise to keep fit?” by Lewis Halsey. The In Focus is by Martin Genner and analyses the paper by Freitas et al. "Temperature-associated habitat selection in a cold-water marine fish".

Cross Journal Special Feature

In issue 85:2 are proud to publish 4 papers as part of the British Ecological Society Cross Journal Special Feature: Demography Beyond the Population Special Feature.

New Review paper

The paper that introduces the COMADRE Animal Matrix Database has been published in the Journal. The paper by Salguero-Gómez et al. details the Open animal demogrpahy database. Find out more on the blog.

Special Feature

In issue 85:1 we have a Special Feature “Stuck in motion? Reconnecting questions and tools in movement ecology”.

Virtual Issue

To complement the Special Feature we have a new Virtual Issue on Movement Ecology by Associate Editor Luca Börger.

Find out about the latest JAE papers in the news here!




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Podcasts and videos

As part of the Special Feature “Stuck in motion? Reconnecting questions and tools in movement ecology" Villy explains why reindeer struggle with barriers.

Stephanie Green explains why generalist lionfish are really 'picky eaters' and how their feeding habits will affect invaded Caribbean fish communities. Read the full paper here.

In hot and cold water: differential life-history traits are key to success in contrasting thermal deep-sea environments by Leigh Marsh et al.

Special structures of hoopoe eggshells enhance the adhesion of symbiont-carrying uropygial secretion that increase hatching success by Martín-Vivaldi et al.


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