Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Frontiers in Zoologyopen access

CountryUnited Kingdom
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Subject Area and CategoryAgricultural and Biological Sciences
Animal Science and Zoology
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
PublisherBioMed Central
Publication typeJournals
Scope Frontiers in Zoology is an Open Access, peer-reviewed, online journal publishing high quality research articles and reviews on all aspects of animal life. As a biological discipline, zoology has one of the longest histories. Today it occasionally appears as though, due to the rapid expansion of life sciences, zoology has been replaced by more or less independent sub-disciplines amongst which exchange is often sparse. However, the recent advance of molecular methodology into "classical" fields of biology, and the development of theories that can explain phenomena on different levels of organisation, has led to a re-integration of zoological disciplines promoting a broader than usual approach to zoological questions. (source)

The set of journals have been ranked according to their SJR and divided into four equal groups, four quartiles. Q1 (green) comprises the quarter of the journals with the highest values, Q2 (yellow) the second highest values, Q3 (orange) the third highest values and Q4 (red) the lowest values.

Animal Science and Zoology2005Q1
Animal Science and Zoology2006Q1
Animal Science and Zoology2007Q1
Animal Science and Zoology2008Q1
Animal Science and Zoology2009Q1
Animal Science and Zoology2010Q1
Animal Science and Zoology2011Q1
Animal Science and Zoology2012Q1
Animal Science and Zoology2013Q1
Animal Science and Zoology2014Q1
Animal Science and Zoology2015Q1
Animal Science and Zoology2016Q1
Animal Science and Zoology2017Q1
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2005Q1
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2006Q1
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2007Q1
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2008Q1
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2009Q1
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2010Q1
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2011Q1
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2012Q1
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2013Q1
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2014Q1
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2015Q1
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2016Q1
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics2017Q1

The SJR is a size-independent prestige indicator that ranks journals by their 'average prestige per article'. It is based on the idea that 'all citations are not created equal'. SJR is a measure of scientific influence of journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from It measures the scientific influence of the average article in a journal, it expresses how central to the global scientific discussion an average article of the journal is.

Citations per document

This indicator counts the number of citations received by documents from a journal and divides them by the total number of documents published in that journal. The chart shows the evolution of the average number of times documents published in a journal in the past two, three and four years have been cited in the current year. The two years line is equivalent to journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Cites per documentYearValue
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20040.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20052.667
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20063.048
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20073.465
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20083.910
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20094.469
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20104.333
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20114.819
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20124.568
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20134.352
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20144.540
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20153.506
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20163.546
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20173.963
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20052.667
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20063.048
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20073.465
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20083.705
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20094.167
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20104.257
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20114.198
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20124.780
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20133.990
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20143.748
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20153.458
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20163.444
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20173.454
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20052.667
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20063.048
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20073.216
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20083.304
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20094.091
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20102.920
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20114.672
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20124.393
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20132.582
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20143.504
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20153.323
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20162.816
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20173.611
Total Cites 

Evolution of the total number of citations and journal's self-citations received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years.
Journal Self-citation is defined as the number of citation from a journal citing article to articles published by the same journal.

Self Cites20040
Self Cites20052
Self Cites20060
Self Cites20072
Self Cites20084
Self Cites20099
Self Cites201011
Self Cites20117
Self Cites20125
Self Cites201318
Self Cites201423
Self Cites201513
Self Cites201611
Self Cites201715
Total Cites20040
Total Cites200516
Total Cites200664
Total Cites2007149
Total Cites2008226
Total Cites2009275
Total Cites2010315
Total Cites2011340
Total Cites2012435
Total Cites2013391
Total Cites2014536
Total Cites2015695
Total Cites2016768
Total Cites2017677
External Cites per Doc 
Cites per Doc

Evolution of the number of total citation per document and external citation per document (i.e. journal self-citations removed) received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years. External citations are calculated by subtracting the number of self-citations from the total number of citations received by the journal’s documents.

External Cites per document20040
External Cites per document20052.333
External Cites per document20063.048
External Cites per document20073.419
External Cites per document20083.639
External Cites per document20094.030
External Cites per document20104.108
External Cites per document20114.111
External Cites per document20124.725
External Cites per document20133.806
External Cites per document20143.587
External Cites per document20153.393
External Cites per document20163.395
External Cites per document20173.378
Cites per document20040.000
Cites per document20052.667
Cites per document20063.048
Cites per document20073.465
Cites per document20083.705
Cites per document20094.167
Cites per document20104.257
Cites per document20114.198
Cites per document20124.780
Cites per document20133.990
Cites per document20143.748
Cites per document20153.458
Cites per document20163.444
Cites per document20173.454
% International Collaboration

International Collaboration accounts for the articles that have been produced by researchers from several countries. The chart shows the ratio of a journal's documents signed by researchers from more than one country; that is including more than one country address.

YearInternational Collaboration
Citable documents 
Non-citable documents

Not every article in a journal is considered primary research and therefore "citable", this chart shows the ratio of a journal's articles including substantial research (research articles, conference papers and reviews) in three year windows vs. those documents other than research articles, reviews and conference papers.

Non-citable documents20040
Non-citable documents20050
Non-citable documents20061
Non-citable documents20071
Non-citable documents20081
Non-citable documents20090
Non-citable documents20100
Non-citable documents20110
Non-citable documents20121
Non-citable documents20132
Non-citable documents20145
Non-citable documents20158
Non-citable documents20168
Non-citable documents20176
Citable documents20040
Citable documents20056
Citable documents200621
Citable documents200743
Citable documents200861
Citable documents200966
Citable documents201074
Citable documents201181
Citable documents201291
Citable documents201398
Citable documents2014143
Citable documents2015201
Citable documents2016223
Citable documents2017196
Cited documents 
Uncited documents

Ratio of a journal's items, grouped in three years windows, that have been cited at least once vs. those not cited during the following year.

Uncited documents20040
Uncited documents20051
Uncited documents20066
Uncited documents200714
Uncited documents200810
Uncited documents20098
Uncited documents20105
Uncited documents201111
Uncited documents201213
Uncited documents201323
Uncited documents201420
Uncited documents201523
Uncited documents201638
Uncited documents201730
Cited documents20040
Cited documents20055
Cited documents200616
Cited documents200730
Cited documents200852
Cited documents200958
Cited documents201069
Cited documents201170
Cited documents201279
Cited documents201377
Cited documents2014128
Cited documents2015186
Cited documents2016193
Cited documents2017172
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