Mammalian Biology (formerly Zeitschrift für Säugetierkunde) is an international scientific journal edited by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Säugetierkunde (German Society for Mammalian Biology). The journal is devoted to the publication of research on mammals. Its scope covers all aspects of mammalian biology, such as anatomy, morphology, palaeontology, taxonomy, systematics, molecular biology, physiology, neurobiology, ethology, genetics, reproduction, development, evolutionary biology, domestication, ecology, wildlife biology and diseases, conservation biology, and the biology of zoo mammals.

Investigations using mammals merely as models or emphasizing experimental or veterinary aspects are of interest only if they are of substantial relevance to mammalogists.

Due to its wide range of topics, Mammalian Biology is primarily of interest to scientists working in the listed various fields of mammalogy but also to biologists and zoologists in general, as well as to veterinarians and medical scientists.

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  • Frank E. Zachos
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1.595 (2019)
Impact factor
1.735 (2019)
Five year impact factor
37 days
Submission to first decision
143 days
Submission to acceptance
34,205 (2020)
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Electronic ISSN
1618-1476
Print ISSN
1616-5047
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  2. Biological Abstracts
  3. CNKI
  4. Current Contents/ Agriculture, Biology & Environmental Sciences
  5. Dimensions
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  7. EMBiology
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  9. Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China
  10. Japanese Science and Technology Agency (JST)
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  14. OCLC WorldCat Discovery Service
  15. ProQuest-ExLibris Primo
  16. ProQuest-ExLibris Summon
  17. SCImago
  18. SCOPUS
  19. Science Citation Index
  20. Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch)
  21. TD Net Discovery Service
  22. UGC-CARE List (India)
  23. Zoological Record
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