Evaluation of phylogenetic relationships of Antilopini and Oreotragini tribes (Bovidae: Artiodactyla) based on complete mitochondrial genomes
1. Evaluation of phylogenetic relationships of Antilopini and Oreotragini tribes (Bovidae: Artiodactyla) based on complete mitochondrial genomes

Taghi Khademi

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Summer 2017, , Pages 1-11

http://dx.doi.org/10.22120/jwb.2017.26903

Abstract
  In this research, phylogenetic relationships of 24 species from the subfamily Antilopinae were evaluated using complete mitochondrial genomes. The average base composition of mtDNA ...  Read More
Eremias intermedia or Eremias nigrocellata, is morphology sufficient?
2. Eremias intermedia or Eremias nigrocellata, is morphology sufficient?

Farahnaz Molavi; Toba M. Kalat; Morteza Yazdanpanah; Bahram H. Kiabi; Haji Gholi Kami

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Autumn 2017, , Pages 56-59

http://dx.doi.org/10.22120/jwb.2017.28006

Abstract
  Markazi Province with its extended deserts and Anderson reported Eremias intermedia Strauch 1876, from Iran-Afghanistan border and Eremias nigrocellata Nikolsky 1896 from north and ...  Read More
DNA barcoding against poaching of Chamois (Rupicapra rupicapra), two confirmed cases from Greece
3. DNA barcoding against poaching of Chamois (Rupicapra rupicapra), two confirmed cases from Greece

Anastasios Bounas; Souzanna Siarabi; Chryssoula Papadaki; Elisavet-Aspasia Toli; Konstantinos Sotiropoulos

Volume 2, Issue 1 , Winter 2018, , Pages 1-5

http://dx.doi.org/10.22120/jwb.2018.29389

Abstract
  Poaching has been reported as a major threat to the survival of many species including the Chamois (Rupicapra rupicapra). We report two recent cases from Greece where COI and Cytb sequences ...  Read More
Do Rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta) damage the unpalatable ‎crops during conflict with human? A case study from Rampur ‎village of Narsingdi District in Bangladesh
4. Do Rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta) damage the unpalatable ‎crops during conflict with human? A case study from Rampur ‎village of Narsingdi District in Bangladesh

Mohammad Mazbah Uddin; Mohammad Farid Ahsan

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Spring 2018, , Pages 1-5

http://dx.doi.org/10.22120/jwb.2018.30485

Abstract
  Human-Rhesus monkey conflicts were studied in the Rampur Village of Narsingdi District in Bangladesh. The village supports good homestead vegetations where three troops of Rhesus monkeys ...  Read More
An Assessment of Eberhardt’s Ratio-Dependent Wolf-Ungulate Model
5. An Assessment of Eberhardt’s Ratio-Dependent Wolf-Ungulate Model

Ian Hatter

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2019, , Pages 1-8

http://dx.doi.org/10.22120/jwb.2018.95555.1034

Abstract
  A growing number of ecological studies suggest ratio-dependence may be common in many predator-prey systems. I assessed Eberhardt’s ratio-dependent wolf-ungulate model using 22 ...  Read More
Vegetation mapping through using satellite images of ‎WorldView 2- A case study of Haft Barm, Shiraz ‎
6. Vegetation mapping through using satellite images of ‎WorldView 2- A case study of Haft Barm, Shiraz ‎

yousef taghimollaei; Abdolali Karamshahi

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2019, , Pages 9-21

http://dx.doi.org/10.22120/jwb.2018.88578.1027

Abstract
  Land cover maps are regarded one of the main inputs for land use planning and environmental modeling. One of the main reasons of unsuitable spatial array of the urban areas can be related ...  Read More
Mapping and analysis of the Himalayan musk deer habitat in Annapurna conservation area
7. Mapping and analysis of the Himalayan musk deer habitat in Annapurna conservation area

Anisha Aryal; Kishor Bhatta

Volume 3, Issue 2 , Winter 2019, , Pages 1-10

http://dx.doi.org/10.22120/jwb.2019.34932

Abstract
  Himalayan musk deer(Moschus chrysogaster), commonly known as Kasturi mriga  is listed as an endangered species by IUCN and protected by the National Park and Wildlife Conservation ...  Read More
Phenotypic diversity in Hari garra, Garra rossica (Nikol’skii, 1900) populations (Cyprinidae) in Iranian river systems
8. Phenotypic diversity in Hari garra, Garra rossica (Nikol’skii, 1900) populations (Cyprinidae) in Iranian river systems

Mazaher Zamani-Faradonbe; Yazdan Keivany; Salar Dorafshan

Volume 3, Issue 3 , Spring 2019, , Pages 1-9

http://dx.doi.org/10.22120/jwb.2019.35127

Abstract
  Since identification of species and populations of fish are essential in biodiversity, conservation and research on their biological characteristics, variation of body shape of different ...  Read More
Golestan National Park zoning re-evaluation based on higher species richness hotspots
9. Golestan National Park zoning re-evaluation based on higher species richness hotspots

Javad Selyari; Azam Elhami Rad; Morteza Naderi; Kamran Almasieh

Volume 3, Issue 4 , Summer and Autumn 2019, , Pages 1-11

http://dx.doi.org/10.22120/jwb.2019.105061.1059

Abstract
  n recent decades, the rate of extinction of species has been increased continually all over the world and lack of effective and efficient conservation strategies will lead to extinction ...  Read More
Habitat evaluation of Levantine viper (Macrovipera lebetina Linnaeus, 1758) in Haftad-Gholleh protected area, Markazi province, Iran
10. Habitat evaluation of Levantine viper (Macrovipera lebetina Linnaeus, 1758) in Haftad-Gholleh protected area, Markazi province, Iran

Amir Ansari

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 18 August 2019

http://dx.doi.org/10.22120/jwb.2019.110511.1075

Abstract
  Haftad-Gholleh protected area located in central plateau of Iran host one of the mountainous vipers, Levantine viper (Macrovipera lebetina) which can be regarded as west and northeastern ...  Read More
Assessment of the Phylogenetic Status of Afghan Pika (Ochotona rufescens)
11. Assessment of the Phylogenetic Status of Afghan Pika (Ochotona rufescens)

Olyagholi Khalilipour; Hamid Rezaei; Afshin Aliadeh Shabani; Mohammad Kaboli; Sohrab Ashrafi; Mohammad Reza Ashrafzadeh

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Summer 2017, , Pages 12-18

http://dx.doi.org/10.22120/jwb.2017.26905

Abstract
  Phylogenetic relationships between Afghan Pika (O. rufescens) and others in the world are still unclear. Morphological phylogeny study of the genus Ochotona by different experts showed ...  Read More
Measuring environmental niche isolation between genetically management units of Goitered gazelle, Gazella subgutturosa (Guldenstadt, 1970) in Iran
12. Measuring environmental niche isolation between genetically management units of Goitered gazelle, Gazella subgutturosa (Guldenstadt, 1970) in Iran

Rasoul Khosravi; Roya Adavoudi; Mohmoud Reza Hemami

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Autumn 2017, , Pages 60-68

http://dx.doi.org/10.22120/jwb.2017.28178

Abstract
  The interactions between species and their environments can shape distribution of spatial genetic variations. Evaluation of niche overlap and environmental dissimilarity provides valuable ...  Read More
First report of Oswaldofilaria chlamydosauri, Breinl, 1912 (Nematoda: Onchocercidae) from a new host Paralaudakia caucasia, Eichwald, 1831 (Squamata: Agamidae) and its prevalence and intensity in Mashhad, North-eastern Iran
13. First report of Oswaldofilaria chlamydosauri, Breinl, 1912 (Nematoda: Onchocercidae) from a new host Paralaudakia caucasia, Eichwald, 1831 (Squamata: Agamidae) and its prevalence and intensity in Mashhad, North-eastern Iran

Farahnaz Molavi; Mahboubeh-Sadat Hosseinzadeh; Amin Ahmadi; Ahmadreza Lagzian

Volume 2, Issue 1 , Winter 2018, , Pages 6-11

http://dx.doi.org/10.22120/jwb.2018.29619

Abstract
  Paralaudakia caucasia, a Caucasian Agama, plays an important role as a transport and reservoir host for different kinds of parasites, especially nematodes. We sampled 98 specimens of ...  Read More
Potential use of brush-tailed mice for evolutionary developmental biology studies: Calomyscus elburzensis as an appropriate rodent model
14. Potential use of brush-tailed mice for evolutionary developmental biology studies: Calomyscus elburzensis as an appropriate rodent model

Kordiyeh Hamidi; Jamshid Darvish; Maryam M. Matin

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Spring 2018, , Pages 6-14

http://dx.doi.org/10.22120/jwb.2018.82562.1021

Abstract
  Rodents (mainly mice and rats) are the most commonly used animal models for studies of cancer biology, immunology, genetics, developmental biology and also embryo transfer techniques ...  Read More
Cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus venaticus) (Felidae: Carnivora) ‎feeding ecology in Central Plateau of Iran and effects of prey ‎poor management
15. Cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus venaticus) (Felidae: Carnivora) ‎feeding ecology in Central Plateau of Iran and effects of prey ‎poor management

Bagher Nezami; Bahareh Zahedian

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2019, , Pages 22-30

http://dx.doi.org/10.22120/jwb.2018.94491.1033

Abstract
  Asiatic Cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus venaticus), as the most charismatic mammalian species of Iran, is faced with a high probability of extinction (CR category) throughout the country. ...  Read More
DNA barcoding of the Luristan newt (Neurergus kaiseri) in south-western Iran
16. DNA barcoding of the Luristan newt (Neurergus kaiseri) in south-western Iran

Hadi Khoshnamvand; Mansoureh Malekian; Yazdan Keivani; Forough Goudarzi

Volume 3, Issue 2 , Winter 2019, , Pages 11-17

http://dx.doi.org/10.22120/jwb.2019.34933

Abstract
  The Luristan newt (Neurerguskaiseri) is an endemic and vulnerable species to the southern Zagros Mountains of Iran, inhabiting streams and ponds in open woodlands, dominated by oak ...  Read More
Rohingya refugee crisis and human vs. elephant (Elephas maximus) conflicts in Cox’s Bazar district of Bangladesh
17. Rohingya refugee crisis and human vs. elephant (Elephas maximus) conflicts in Cox’s Bazar district of Bangladesh

Md. Habibur Rahman

Volume 3, Issue 3 , Spring 2019, , Pages 10-21

http://dx.doi.org/10.22120/jwb.2019.35217

Abstract
  About 930,000 Rohingya people were migrated in the Cox’s Bazar district of Bangladesh following the ethnic cleansing violence in the Rakhine State of Myanmar. They built their ...  Read More
Length-weight relationship and condition factor of ten fish species (Cyprinidae, Sisoridae, Mugilidae, Cichlidae, Gobiidae and Channidae) from Iranian inland waters
18. Length-weight relationship and condition factor of ten fish species (Cyprinidae, Sisoridae, Mugilidae, Cichlidae, Gobiidae and Channidae) from Iranian inland waters

Atta Mouludi-Saleh; Soheil Eagderi

Volume 3, Issue 4 , Summer and Autumn 2019, , Pages 12-15

http://dx.doi.org/10.22120/jwb.2019.107947.1068

Abstract
  During 2010-2017, a total 296 specimens including Romanogobio persus, Hemiculter leucisculus, Schizothorax pelzami, Rhodeus amarus and Cabdio morar (Cyprinidae), Glyptothorax silviae ...  Read More
Current knowledge of the Neozoa, Nutria and Muskrat in Europe and their environmental impacts
19. Current knowledge of the Neozoa, Nutria and Muskrat in Europe and their environmental impacts

Friederike Gethöffer; Ursula Siebert

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 04 September 2019

http://dx.doi.org/10.22120/jwb.2019.109875.1074

Abstract
  In this study we focus on literature dealing with differences in habitat use, environmental impact, reproductive output and management strategies concerning the nutria and muskrat in ...  Read More
Habitat evaluation for Persian Gazelle in the Southern half of Markazi province, Iran
20. Habitat evaluation for Persian Gazelle in the Southern half of Markazi province, Iran

Amir Ansari

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Summer 2017, , Pages 19-23

http://dx.doi.org/10.22120/jwb.2017.27137

Abstract
  Markazi Province with its extended deserts and plains provides a suitable habitat for the Persian Gazelle. The habitat fragmentation due to the human-initiated activities is one of ...  Read More
Human-Elephant confilict mitigation methods: A review of effectiveness and sustainability
21. Human-Elephant confilict mitigation methods: A review of effectiveness and sustainability

Ettagbor Hans Enukwa

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Autumn 2017, , Pages 69-78

http://dx.doi.org/10.22120/jwb.2017.28260

Abstract
  Human-elephant conflicts (HEC) have resulted to substantial loss in livelihood and human lives, consequently, the affected communities retaliate by harming or killing the elephants. ...  Read More
Observation and studying the morphometerical characteristics in Euphrates turtle
22. Observation and studying the morphometerical characteristics in Euphrates turtle

Siamak Yousefi Siahlalroodi; Mona Izadian; Tooraj Valinassab; Neda Kheradpir

Volume 2, Issue 1 , Winter 2018, , Pages 12-18

http://dx.doi.org/10.22120/jwb.2018.29811

Abstract
  The Euphrates turtle, Rafetus euphraticus, is one of the least known aquatic species inhabited in northwest of Persian Gulf and Khuzestan province waters. To evaluate the morpho-meterical ...  Read More
Inventory of the quantitative characteristics of single oak trees with nonparametric methods of Support Vector Machines and Decision Tree on satellite images of WorldView-2 and UAV
23. Inventory of the quantitative characteristics of single oak trees with nonparametric methods of Support Vector Machines and Decision Tree on satellite images of WorldView-2 and UAV

Yousef Taghimollaei; Abdolali Karamshahi; Seyyed Yousef Erfanifard

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Spring 2018, , Pages 15-29

http://dx.doi.org/10.22120/jwb.2018.84168.1022

Abstract
  To achieve effective forests management it is necessary to obtain reliable statistical data like the number of stands, diameter at breast height (DBH), and ‎crown volume. While ...  Read More
Chironomidae (Insecta: Diptera) biodiversity at generic level in Lar River, Tehran Province with introducing two new genera for Iranian fauna
24. Chironomidae (Insecta: Diptera) biodiversity at generic level in Lar River, Tehran Province with introducing two new genera for Iranian fauna

Sahar Arkia; Siamak Yousefi Siahkalroudi; Neda Kheradpir

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2019, , Pages 31-39

http://dx.doi.org/10.22120/jwb.2018.93291.1031

Abstract
  Chironomidae flies (Insecta: Diptera) are known for their ecological importance; they are bio-indicator of aquatic ecosystems and play important roles in different levels of food chain. ...  Read More
Phylogeny, genetic diversity and population structure of Brandt`s hedgehog Paraechinus hypomelas, inferred from the mitochondrial evidences
25. Phylogeny, genetic diversity and population structure of Brandt`s hedgehog Paraechinus hypomelas, inferred from the mitochondrial evidences

Ehsan Kashani; HamidReza Rezaei; Nematolah Khorasani; Morteza Naderi

Volume 3, Issue 2 , Winter 2019, , Pages 18-28

http://dx.doi.org/10.22120/jwb.2019.35003

Abstract
  The Brandt`s hedgehog Paraechinus hypomelas (Brandt 1836), is a relatively widespread species which range from Arabian Peninsula and Iran, through southern areas of Central Asia to ...  Read More