1. 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

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 subspecies. Habitat destruction and illegal live trapping to extract venom can be considered as some of the most important ...  Read More

2. 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

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 Germany and Europe. What is the current knowledge about these invasive species in European countries, and what management ...  Read More

3. Length-weight relationship and condition factor of fish in shallow water habitats, Khuzestan Province, Iran

Hussein Valikhani; Jaber Aazami; Asghar Abdoli; Farshad Nejat; Amir Shahinpur; Kamal Khezri

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 25 September 2019

Abstract
  This study evaluated Length-Weight Relationships (LWRs) and condition factor (K) of the juvenile and young adult fish from shallow littoral zones in some aquatic ecosystems located in Khuzestan province, Iran. On June 2015, the specimens were sampled using a seine net from the Shadegan Wetland, the Dez ...  Read More

4. Morphological variation of Iranian Goby (Ponticola iranicus) in the Anzali Wetland drainage

Nasrin Nikmehr; Soheil Eagderi; Hadi Poorbagher; Keyvan Abbasi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 10 October 2019

Abstract
  This study was conducted to compare the morphological characteristics of Ponticola iranicus populations from the Anzali Wetland drainage (wetland and its two draining rivers, namely Siahdarvishan and Pasikhan, Southern Caspian Sea basin). For this purpose, five specimens of P. iranicus from the Pasikhan ...  Read More

5. Investigation of Campylobacter jejuni in microbiota of Galerida cristata, trapped in Southeast of Iran, Sistan

Saeed Salari; Mehdi Jahantigh; Mohammad Jahantigh

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 26 October 2019

Abstract
  As a wild ground-foraging bird, Crested lark (Galerida cristata) is widely distributed in Sistan area, located in the North of Sistan and Baluchistan Province, Iran. Campylobacter jejuni (C. jejuni) is known as a cause of acute diarrheal and Guillain-Barré syndrome in humans and can be use the ...  Read More

6. A review on the morbidity and mortality of wild fauna in Europe in the last century: the consequences of Human activity

Andreia Garcês; Felisbina Queiroga; Justina Prada; Isabel Pires

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 27 November 2019

Abstract
  The exponential growth of human population and their activity in the last decades have negative effects on biodiversity. The main objective of this review was to present a compilation of works on causes of mortality of native wildlife in Europe, in the last decades linked to human activity. Here, a total ...  Read More

7. Daily activity pattern of Malayan Sun bear in Dampa Tiger Reserve, Mizoram, India

Sushanto Gouda; Netrapal Singh Chauhan; Janmejay Sethy; Hemanta Kumar Sahu

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 15 January 2020

Abstract
  The Sun bear (Helarctos malayanus) is the smallest bear species and remains the least known bear among the ursids. Reliable information on population and activity pattern of Sun bear has been lacking, thereby creating difficulties for field managers and conservationist to develop a management plan for ...  Read More

8. Life history traits for the freshwater Tardigrade Species Hypsibius exemplaris reared under laboratory conditions

J. Stone; Taru Vasanthan

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 15 January 2020

Abstract
  Known tardigrade species have increased in number over the years, but individual life-history traits for most of them are unknown. The present study documents life-history traits such as growth, reproductive activity, and lifespan for the parthenogenetic eutardigrade species Hypsibius dujardini when ...  Read More

9. Catch Per Unit Area (CPUA) estimation and distribution pattern of grunts in Oman ‎Sea

Seyed Sahand Eisapoor; Afshin Mahmoodzadeh; Tooraj Valinasab

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 05 February 2020

Abstract
  It is reported on the results of a trawls survey to assess the amount of catch Per Unit of Area (CPUA) and also to determine the distribution pattern of grunts of demersal fishes as one the most important and commercial fish species in the north of Oman Sea. The catch per unit area CPUA as the main index ...  Read More

10. A phylogeographic survey of the house mouse Mus musculus (Rodentia: Muridae) in Iran: Taxonomic and karyotypic inference from Cytochrome b sequences

Farahnaz Molavi; Jamshid Darvish; farhang haddad; Maryam M. Matin

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 26 March 2020

Abstract
  Recent studies have shown that the House Mouse (Mus musculus) has four subspecies in Iran. Although, these four subspecies have been recognized, the house mouse of east Iran showed high heterozygosity in various markers like allozymes, nuclear gene and mitochondrial gene sequences. Also, the taxonomy ...  Read More

11. Specific features of ecology of birds in High-mountain Daghestan

Evgeny EV Vilkov

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 26 March 2020

Abstract
  The paper is based on 19 years (1998-2017) of the avifauna monitoring in High-mountain Daghestan. Each of 11 bird communities of the study area is characterized with its whole set of birds including the rarely occurred species since the latter promote the formation of a unique pattern not only of an ...  Read More