Journal of Animal Ecology
© British Ecological Society
Edited By: Ken Wilson, Tim Coulson, Jean-Michel Gaillard and Ben Sheldon
Impact Factor: 4.504
ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2014: 2/153 (Zoology); 21/144 (Ecology)
Online ISSN: 1365-2656
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