Section Editor rating: 6 / 10Jennifer Vonk –– It is important to understand the impact of environmental factors on species reproductive success
Editor rating: 8 / 10Jörg Oehlmann –– The identification and description of a new species in a highly threatened vertebrate taxonomic group is very important to conserve our biodiversity.
Editor rating: 6 / 10Dany Garant –– Nice addition to the field
Editor rating: 6 / 10Piotr Tryjanowski –– Not many papers on sexual dimorphism in parasite loads, especially in presented context.
Editor rating: 7 / 10Jennifer Vonk –– This will be a valuable resource for both researchers and trainers in more applied settings and will help to further the cause of empirical research to back accepted training regimes.
Editor rating: 6 / 10Yuriy Orlov –– The work confirmed previously known behavior principles in mouse model.
Section Editor rating: 6 / 10Jennifer Vonk –– It is important to understand the perceptual systems of organisms in order to establish adequate testing methods for other cognitive processes and perhaps to explain behavioral tendencies.
Editor rating: 7 / 10Michael Wink –– interesting work on cuckoos
Editor rating: 7 / 10Salvador Sánchez-Carrillo –– Biochemistry of environmental stress in organismal to be used as biomarkers
Editor rating: 7 / 10Susanne Brander –– It describes new findings regarding sublethal immunotoxic effects caused by a contaminant class (nanoparticles) of emerging concern in a marine organism of ecological importance.
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