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N. R. Liley

Job Title: Professor
Employer: UBC
Place of Birth: Halifax, UK
Public School attended: Ackworth School, UK
High School attended: Ackworth School, UK
Further Education: Oxford University (B.Sc., Ph.D.).
Geographic focus of research: British Columbia, Malaysia, Trinidad

Brief synopsis of current research:
a) Hormones and pheromones in the regulation of reproductive behaviour in fish.
b) Behavioral and sperm competition among male salmonids: the effect of priming, age, and social status on reproductive success.


Recent Publications:

Olsen, K.H. and Liley, N.R. (1993) The significance of olfaction and social cues in milt availability, sexual hormone status, and spawning behavior of male rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss). Gen. Comp. Endo. 89, 107-118.

Liley, N.R., and Kroon, F.J. (1995). Male dominance, plasma hormone concentrations, and the availability of milt in male rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss). Can. J Zool. 73,826-836.