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Editor-in-Chief
Prof. Dr. Clive J. C. Phillips
Centre for Animal Welfare and Ethics, School of Veterinary Science, University of Queensland, Gatton Campus, Gatton, Queensland 4343, Australia
Tel. +61 7 5460 1158
Website: http://www.uq.edu.au/vetschool/phillips-prof-clive
E-Mail: c.phillips@uq.edu.au
Interests: animal welfare; animal ethics; captive animal management; heavy metals in animals

Assistant Managing Editor
Ms. Ellen Lu
MDPI Beijing Office, Suite 2011, Ruidu International Center, No. 1 Cuijingbeili, Tongzhou District, Beijing, 101100, China
Tel. +86 10 81521170; Fax: +86 10 59011089
E-Mail: ellen.lu@mdpi.com

Production Editor
Dr. Martyn Rittman
MDPI AG, Klybeckstrasse 64, CH-4057 Basel, Switzerland
E-Mail: rittman@mdpi.com

Editorial Board

Prof. Dr. Adegbola T. Adesogan
Department of Animal Sciences, University of Florida, P.O. Box 110910, Gainesville, FL 32611-0910, USA
Tel. +1 352 3927527; Fax: +1 352 3927652
Website: http://www.animal.ufl.edu/adesogan/
Interests: ruminant livestock nutrition; rumen and silage fermentation; improving forage quality and safety; neutraceuticals and additives for improving the health and performance of ruminant livestock

Prof. Dr. Betsy A. Bancroft
Department of Biology, Southern Utah University, 351 West University Boulevard, Cedar City, UT 84720, USA
Tel. +1 435 865 8038; Fax: +1 435 865 8605
Website: http://www.suu.edu/faculty/betsybancroft/
Interests: amphibian; life-history; ultraviolet radiation; environmental stress; landscape; tortoise; spatially explicit model; individual based model

Prof. Dr. Marc Bekoff
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Boulder (EBIO), University of Colorado at Boulder, Ramaley N122, Campus Box 334, Boulder, CO 80309-0334, USA
Website: http://marcbekoff.com/
Interests: animal behavior; animal cognition; cognitive ethology; animal protection
Contribution: Special Issue: Minding Animals: Emerging Issues Concerning Our Relationships with Other Animals

Dr. Wendy Brown
Animal Science, University of New England, Armidale, NSW 2351, Australia
Tel. +61 2 6773 5125; Fax: +61 2 6773 3922
Website: http://www.une.edu.au/staff/wbrown.php
Interests: canine nutrition; canine dental health; canine social behaviour; animal welfare

Prof. Dr. Michael Cockram
Sir James Dunn Animal Welfare Centre, Department of Health Management, Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island, 550 University Avenue, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, C1A 4P3, Canada
Website: http://www.upei.ca/awc/People/Chair
Interests: transport and pre-slaughter management of farm animals; animal welfare assessment
Contribution: Special Issue: Long Distance Transport of Animals

Dr. Paul Cooper
Research School of Biology, ANU College of Medicine, Biology & Environment, Gould Wing, Bldg No. 116, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
Tel. +61 261 253069; Fax: +61 261 255573
Website: http://biology.anu.edu.au/paul_cooper/
Interests: physiological ecology; insects; digestive physiology; water and ion regulation; temperature regulation; respiratory physiology; endocrine disruptors

Prof. Dr. Roberto Danovaro
Director Dept. Life and Environmental Sciences Polytechnic, University of Marche, Via Brecce Bianche, 60131, Ancona, Italy
Tel. +39 0712 204654
Website: http://carex.hd20.hosting.punkt.de/network/associated-partners/roberto-danovaro.html
Interests: marine nematodes; meiofauna; loricifera; marine biodiversity

Prof. Dr. Marian Stamp Dawkins
Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PS, UK
Website: http://users.ox.ac.uk/~snikwad/
Interests: animal welfare; poultry welfare; broiler chickens; automated assessment; animal consciousness; bird vision; commercial research
Contribution: Special Issue: The Future of Farm Animal Welfare

Prof. Dr. Jenny Day
Emeritus Prof, Freshwater Research, Biological Sciences, University of Cape Town, 7707 Rhodes Gift, Western Cape, South Africa
Tel. +27 21 650 4520
Website: http://www.fru.uct.ac.za/index.php?pid=37
Interests: freshwater invertebrates; biodiversity and conservation; water quality; freshwater ecology and management

Prof. Dr. Richard Deslippe
Department of Biological Sciences, Texas Tech University, Box 43131, Lubbock, TX 79409, USA
Tel. +1 806 7422710
Website: http://www.biol.ttu.edu/faculty2.aspx?id=richard.deslippe@ttu.edu
Interests: ecology and paleoecology of invertebrates

Dr. Bahram Sayyaf Dezfuli
Depatment of Life Sciences & Biotecnology, University of Ferrara, Via L. Borsari, 46, 44121 Ferrara, Italy
Tel. +39 532 455701
Website: http://web.unife.it/convegni/acanthocephala-parasites-of-fish/
Interests: Acanthocephala morphology and life cycle; fish histopathology; fish immune cells

Prof. Dr. Christine M. Egger
Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, The University of Tennessee, 2407 River Drive, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
Website: http://www.vet.utk.edu/faculty/egger.php
Interests: anesthesiology (all species); pain management; acupuncture; Chinese herbal therapy
Contribution: Special Issue: Combination of Western and Chinese Medicine in Veterinary Science

Dr. Christian C. Emig
BrachNet, 20 Rue Chaix, F-13007 Marseille, France
Tel. +33 4 91 52 36 18
Website: http://paleopolis.rediris.es/Phoronida/EMIG/
Interests: brachiopoda; phoronida; biodiversity; evolution; ecology

Prof. Dr. Alan Fredeen
Department of Plant and Animal Sciences, Faculty of Agriculture, Agricultural Campus, Dalhousie University, Truro, NS, B2N 5E3, Canada
Website: http://www.dal.ca/faculty/agriculture/plant-animal-sciences/faculty-staff/our-faculty/alan-fredeen.html
Interests: sustainable dairy systems; pasture-based milk production
Contribution: Special Issue: Sustainable Animal Production

Prof. Dr. Charles Griffiths
Marine Biology Research Centre, Zoology Department, University of Cape Town, Rondebosch 7701, South Africa
Tel. +27 (0)21 6503610; Fax: +27 (0)21 6503301
Website: http://ma-re.uct.ac.za/staff/academic-staff/prof-charles-griffiths/
Interests: marine systematics and biodiversity; marine invasive species; intertidal ecology

Prof. Dr. Bradford A. Hawkins
Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, University of California, 321 Steinhaus Hall, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
Website: http://www.faculty.uci.edu/profile.cfm?faculty_id=4562
Interests: biogeography; macroecology; diversity gradients
Contribution: Special Issue: Evolutionary Aspects of Taxonomic Diversity Patterns

Prof. Dr. Christopher Hoagstrom
Department of Zoology, Weber State University, 2505 University Circle, Ogden, UT 84408, USA
Tel. +1 801 6267486; Fax: +1 801 6267445
Website: http://faculty.weber.edu/choagstrom/
Interests: fish ecology; community ecology; conservation, and biogeography as well as general animal biology (zoology)

Prof. Dr. Rick Hochberg
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Olsen Hall (UML North), 1 University Avenue, Lowell, MA 01854, USA
Tel. +1 978 9342885; Fax: +1 978 9343044
Website: http://faculty.uml.edu/rhochberg/hochberglab/
Interests: invertebrate functional morphology; Phylum Gastrotricha; Phylum Rotifera; Phylum Platyhelminthes; neurophylogeny

Dr. Xiao-Lei Huang
Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 1 Beichen West Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100101, China
Tel. +86 10 64807257
Website: http://www.naturethinker.org/xiaoleihuang/
Interests: biodiversity pattern; biogeography; entomology; evolutionary biology; fauna evolution; genomics; molecular phylogenetics
Contribution: Special Issue: Evolutionary Aspects of Taxonomic Diversity Patterns

Prof. Dr. Reinhold J. Hutz
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee, P.O. Box 413, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI 53201-0413, USA
Tel. +1 414 2295416; Fax: +1 414 2293926
Website: http://www.glwi.uwm.edu/profiles/rjhutz/
Interests: reproductive biology; endocrinology; toxicology; dioxins; environmental endocrine disruptors; nanoparticles; ovary

Prof. Dr. Paul A. Iji
School of Environmental & Rural Science, University of New England, Armidale, NSW 2351, Australia
Website: http://www.une.edu.au/staff/piji.php
Interests: poultry science; animal nutrition; digestive physiology

Prof. Dr. Leslie Irvine
University of Colorado, Department of Sociology, Ketchum 223, 492-7039, UCB 327 Boulder, CO 80309, USA
Tel. 303-493-7039.
Website: http://humanesocietyuniversity.org/academics/cas/animalstudies/cvs/IrvineCV.pdf
Interests: human-animal relationships, animal selfhood, animal sheltering, animal welfare in disasters
Contribution: Special Issue: Animal Management Following Natural Disasters

Dr. Serdar Izmirli
Department of History of Veterinary Medicine and Deontology, Veterinary Faculty, University of Selcuk, Konya 42075, Turkey
Tel. +90 332 2232694; Fax: +90 332 2410063
Website: http://veteriner.selcuk.edu.tr/cat.php?id=39&mid=9&iid=69
Interests: animal welfare; animal ethics; attitudes to animals; legal arrangements for animals

Prof. Dr. Anna K. Johnson
Department of Animal Science, Iowa State University, 2356F Kildee Hall, Ames, IA 50011, USA
Website: http://www.ans.iastate.edu/faculty/index.php?id=johnsona
Interests: farm animal behavior and well-being
Contribution: Special Issue: Pig Transport

Prof. Dr. Darryl Jones
Environmental Futures Centre and Griffith School of Environment, Griffith University, Nathan, QLD 4111, Australia
Website: http://www.griffith.edu.au/environment-planning-architecture/griffith-school-environment/staff/aprof-darryl-jones
Interests: urban ecology and management; road ecology; behavioural ecology; human dimensions of wildlife management
Contribution: Special Issue: Urban Wildlife Management

Prof. Dr. Philip H. Kass
Department of Population Health and Reproduction, 1089 Health Sciences Drive, School of Veterinary Medicine,University of California, Davis, Davis,CA 95616, USA
Website: http://faculty.vetmed.ucdavis.edu/faculty/phkass/
Interests: cancer research; quantitative epidemiology (companion animal, laboratory animal, primate); non-experimental inference; epidemiologic methodology and analysis; epidemiology of environmental hazards of animals and humans; companion animal epidemiology
Contribution: Special Issue: Zoonotic Diseases of Companion Animals

Dr. Jerry L. Kaster
Great Lakes Water Institute, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, 600 E. Greenfield Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53204, USA
Tel. +1 262 9490842; Fax: +1 414 3821705
Website: http://www.glwi.uwm.edu/profiles/jlk/
Interests: invertebrate biology with an emphasis in function and evolution; invertebrate benthic ecology

Prof. Dr. John L. Koprowski
Wildlife Conservation & Management, School of Natural Resources & the Environment (SNRE), University of Arizona, 325 Biological Sciences East, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
Website: http://www.ag.arizona.edu/research/redsquirrel/index.html
Interests: conservation biology of terrestrial vertebrates; behavioral and population ecology; social behavior; forest management; urban wildlife; threatened and endangered species; ecology and conservation of squirrels; climate change
Contribution: Special Issue: Conservation of Endangered Animals and Protection of Their Habitats

Dr. Andreas Maletzky
Universität Salzburg, FB Organismische Biologie, AG Ökologie und Diversität der Tiere, Hellbrunnerstraße 34, A-5020 Salzburg, Austria
Tel. +43 662 80445652; Fax: +43 650 9833599
Interests: amphibians; reptiles; monitoring; applied nature conservation; molecular ecology; habitat preferences

Prof. Dr. John J. McGlone
Departments of Animal and Food Science and Animal Care Services, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 79409, USA
Website: http://www.depts.ttu.edu/animalwelfare/faculty/mcglone/mcglone.php
Interests: behavior; neuroscience; welfare; immunology; stress physiology and behavior; pheromones in pigs and other animals
Contribution: Special Issue: Pig Transport

Prof. Dr. Frank Mitloehner
Department of Animal Science, University of California, One Schields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, USA
Website: http://animalscience.ucdavis.edu/faculty/mitloehner/
Interests: livestock husbandry; environmental management; air pollution; greenhouse gases
Contribution: Special Issue: Climate Change and Livestock Management

Prof. Dr. Henrik Moller
Professor, Centre for Sustainability: Agriculture, Food, Energy, Environment – Kā Rakahau o te Ao Tūroa (CSAFE), University of Otago, PO Box 56, Dunedin, New Zealand
Tel. +64 3 4799244; Fax: +64 3 4795266
Website: http://www.csafe.org.nz/research_staff/professor_henrik_moller
Interests: conservation; sustainable use; agriculture; ethnozoology; pest control; wildlife management

Dr. Christine Portfors
School of Biological Sciences, Washington State University, 14204 NE Salmon Creek Avenue, Vancouver, WA 98686, USA
Tel. +1 360 546 9434; Fax: +1 360 546 9064
Website: http://directory.vancouver.wsu.edu/people/christine-portfors
Interests: neurobiology; auditory system; mammals; acoustic communication; neuromodulation of sensory systems; bats

Prof. Dr. Anne Marie Power
Department of Zoology, National University of Ireland, University Road, Galway, Ireland
Tel. +353 91 493015; Fax: +353 91 525005
Website: http://www.nuigalway.ie/zoology/power/index.html
Interests: climate change impacts on rocky shores; zooplankton dynamics; fisheries and habitat suitability mapping; fish reproductive physiology

Dr. Andrew Robins
Centre for Animal Welfare and Ethics, School of Veterinary Science, University of Queensland, Gatton Campus, Gatton, Queensland 4343, Australia
Website: http://uq.academia.edu/AndrewRobins
Interests: animal learning; animal welfare; brain lateralization; choice behaviour; visual pattern recognition

Dr. Juan Carlos Rodriguez-Lecompte
Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island, 550 University Avenue, Charlottetown, C1A 4P3, PE, Canada
Tel. +1 204 474 8056; Fax: +1 204 474 7628
Website: http://www.umanitoba.ca/AnimalSci/staff/academic/rodriguezpage.html
Interests: nutritional immunology; cytokines; gut health; probiotic; probiotics; epigenetic

Prof. Dr. Anne E. Russon
Psychology Department, Glendon Campus, York University, 2275 Bayview Ave., Toronto, Ontario, M4N 3M6, Canada
Website: http://www.yorku.ca/arusson
Interests: great ape rehabilitation; great ape conservation; great ape cognition; great ape learning; great ape development; primate tourism
Contribution: Special Issue: Animal Rehabilitation

Dr. Jean-Pierre Scheerlinck
Center for Animal Biotechnology, Faculty of Veterinary Science, The University of Melbourne, Corner Flemington Road and Park Drive, Parkville, Victoria 3010, Australia
Tel. +61-3-8344-4441; Fax: +61-3-8344-7374
Website: http://research.vet.unimelb.edu.au/staff.php?staffID=713
Interests: regulation of immune responses and lymphocyte recirculation; development of protein and DNA vaccines; animal models for human diseases; infectious diseases
Contribution: Special Issue: Advances in Veterinary Vaccines

Prof. Dr. Johan H. J. Van Vuren
Department of Zoology, Kingsway Campus, University of Johannesburg, PO Box 524, Auckland Park 2006, South Africa
Tel. +27 11 559 2441
Website: http://www.uj.ac.za/EN/Faculties/science/departments/zoology/about/AcademicStaff/Academic%20Staff/Pages/ProfJohanvanVuren.aspx
Interests: ecophysiology; aquatic ecotoxicology; biomarkers; aquatic; invertebrates

Prof. Dr. Marina Von Keyserlingk
UBC Animal Welfare Program, Faculty of Land and Food Systems, University of British Columbia, 2357 Main Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada
Website: http://www.landfood.ubc.ca/directory/faculty/professors-and-instructors/nina-von-keyserlingk
Interests: animal welfare; behavior; farm animals; ethology

Prof. Dr. Robert L. Wallace
Department of Biology, Ripon College, 300 Seward Street, PO Box 248, Ripon, WI 54971, USA
Tel. +1 920 748 8760
Website: http://www.ripon.edu/faculty/wallacer/
Interests: phylum Rotifera; freshwater zooplankton; invertebrate zoology; limnology; ecology; aquatic systems of aridlands; carnivorous plants

Dr. Bonnie D. Wright
Veterinary Emergency and Rehabilitation Hospital, 816 South Lemay Avenue, Fort Collins, CO 80521, USA
Website: http://www.veterinaryemergencyhospital.net/site/view/137742_BonnieWright.pml
Interests: veterinary anesthesiology; pain management; acupuncture
Contribution: Special Issue: Combination of Western and Chinese Medicine in Veterinary Science

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