Professor Neil Metcalfe

  • Professor of Behavioural Ecology (Institute of Biodiversity Animal Health and Comparative Medicine)

telephone: 01413305968
email: Neil.Metcalfe@glasgow.ac.uk

Research interests

Key Interests - Vertebrate behavioural ecology and life history strategies.

Research Interests - Further Information

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Grants

Grants and Awards listed are those received whilst working with the University of Glasgow.

  • Why is fast growth costly, and what are the consequences for offspring viability?
    Natural Environment Research Council
    2013 - 2016
     
  • METAPHEN: The Ecology of Metabolic Phenotypes: From Cells to Populations
    European Research Council
    2013 - 2018
     
  • EVOTELOX Nutrition and reproductive strategies: the influence of dietary antioxidants on telomere dynamics and the life history plasticity in birds
    European Commission
    2012 - 2014
     
  • Does maternal life history strategy influence optimal management regimes for wild salmon?
    Natural Environment Research Council
    2011 - 2014
     
  • IBIS (SCENE 2)
    European Commission
    2011 - 2015
     
  • Does poor maternal condition reduce early offspring performance in the wild?
    NERC
    2010 - 2011
     
  • RSE International Exchange Programme - IEP Hungary - Incoming
    Royal Society of Edinburgh
    2009 - 2010
     
  • The causes and consequences of intraspecific variation in standard metabolic rate
    NERC
    2009 - 2012
     
  • Long term changes in Pacific and Atlantic deep sea fish communities
    Marine Convservation Biology Institute
    2007 - 2008
     
  • Life history consequences of growth acceleration
    NERC
    2006 - 2009
     
  • Dietary antioxidants, lifespan and mate attraction in fish
    NERC
    2004 - 2007
     
  • Behavioural consequences of compensatory resource allocation during growth
    BBSRC
    2002 - 2005
     

Additional information

Editorial Board

  • 2013 - ongoing: Behavioral Ecology
  • 2010 - ongoing: Animal Behaviour - Ethical reviews
  • 2003 - 2008: Proceedings of the Royal Society
  • 2001 - ongoing: Animal Biodiversity & Conservation
  • 1997 - ongoing: Etologia
  • 1996 - 2000: Behavioural Ecology & Sociobiology
  • 1996 - 2001: Miscellania Zoologica

Grant Advisory Board

  • 2014 - ongoing: NERC - Core Member of Peer Review College
  • 2012 - 2012: University of Turku, Finland - External Expert for appointment of Assistant Professor
  • 2012 - 2012: University of Cork, Ireland - External Assessor, Selection Panel for appointment of Chair of Zoology
  • 2012 - 2012: Ministry of Science and Innovation (New Zealand) - Independent Expert Panel, Investment Grants
  • 2002 - 2005: NERC - Freshwater Sciences Peer Review College

Invited International Presentations

  • 2014: Vienna, Austria - Department of Integrative Biology & Evolution, University of Veterinary Medicine
  • 2014: Aarhus, Denmark - Institute for Bioscience, Aarhus University
  • 2013: Groningen, The Netherlands - Invited Speaker, Royal Dutch Zoological Society conference on Individual Differences
  • 2013: Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England, UK - Symposium organiser and speaker, Behaviour2013 Conference
  • 2013: Krakow, Poland - Plenary Speaker, Polish Conference on Evolutionary Biology
  • 2012: Lund, Sweden - Invited Speaker, International Workshop on Oxidative Stress as Evolutionary and Behavioural Constraints
  • 2012: Atlanta, Georgia, USA - Invited Speaker, International Workshop on Compensatory Growth and Human Health
  • 2011: Tartu, Estonia - Invited Speaker, International Workshop on Effects of Temperature on Growth Responses of Ectotherms
  • 2011: Glasgow, Scotland, UK - Invited Plenary Speaker, Society for Experimental Biology
  • 2010: Bern, Switzerland - Institute for Ecology & Evolution, University of Bern
  • 2010: Oslo, Norway - Invited Spoken Paper, Society for Free Radical Research
  • 2010: Sete, France - Invited Spoken Paper, Society for Experimental Biology Symposium on Intraspecific Diversity in Aquatic Animals
  • 2009: Glasgow, Scotland, UK - Society for Experimental Biology
  • 2007: UK - Rank Prize Funds Mini-symposium on adiposity
  • 2007: Newfoundland, Canada - Ocean Sciences Centre, Memorial University of Newfoundland
  • 2007: Tlaxcala, Mexico - 12th Conference on the Biological Basis of Behaviour
  • 2006: Newfoundland, Canada - Plenary Speaker, 7th International Fish Biology Congress
  • 2005: Trondheim, Norway - Department of Biology, NTNU
  • 2004: Lund, Sweden - Department of Animal Ecology, University of Lund
  • 2004: Edinburgh, Scotland, UK - Society for Experimental Biology meeting
  • 2004: Gothenburg, Sweden - Department of Zoology, Gothenburg University
  • 2003: Zurich, Switzerland - Institute of Zoology, University of Zurich
  • 2003: Santa Cruz, California, USA - Larval Fish Conference 2003
  • 2003: Bern, Switzerland - Institute of Biology, University of Bern
  • 2001: Gotland, Sweden - Workshop on the effects of releasing hatchery-reared fish in the wild

Prizes, Awards and Distinctions

  • 2011: Academia Europaea (The Academy of Europe) - Elected Member
  • 2005: Thomson-ISI - Highly Cited Award
  • 1999: Fisheries Society of British Isles Medal - For advances in fish biology

Professional Learned Society

  • 2011 - ongoing: Academy of Europe - Member
  • 2010 - 2013: Zoological Society of London - Member of Awards Committee
  • 2009 - ongoing: Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour - Member of Ethics Committee
  • 2008 - 2008: Royal Irish Academy - Member of IRCSET Postdoctoral Fellowships Appraisal Committee
  • 2007 - 2010: Royal Society of Edinburgh - Member of Biology Sectional Committee for assessment of nominations to the Fellowship
  • 2006 - ongoing: Royal Society of Edinburgh - Elected Fellow

Publications

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Number of items: 101.

2014

Burton, T., and Metcalfe, N. B. (2014) Can environmental conditions experienced in early life influence future generations? Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B: Biological Sciences, 281 (1785). p. 20140311. ISSN 0962-8452 (doi:10.1098/rspb.2014.0311)

Lee, W.-S., Metcalfe, N. B., Reale, D., and Peres-Neto, P. R. (2014) Early growth trajectories affect sexual responsiveness. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B: Biological Sciences, 281 (1777). p. 20132899. ISSN 0962-8452 (doi:10.1098/rspb.2013.2899)

Costantini, D., Monaghan, P., and Metcalfe, N. B. (2014) Prior hormetic priming is costly under environmental mismatch. Biology Letters, 10 (2). p. 20131010. ISSN 1744-9561 (doi:10.1098/rsbl.2013.1010)

2013

Killen, S.S., Marras, S., Metcalfe, N.B., McKenzie, D.J., and Domenici, P. (2013) Environmental stressors alter relationships between physiology and behaviour. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 28 (11). pp. 651-658. ISSN 0169-5347 (doi:10.1016/j.tree.2013.05.005)

Costantini, D., Monaghan, P., and Metcalfe, N.B. (2013) Loss of integration is associated with reduced resistance to oxidative stress. Journal of Experimental Biology, 216 (12). pp. 2213-2220. ISSN 0022-0949 (doi:10.1242/jeb.083154)

Dijkstra, P.D., Seehausen, O., and Metcalfe, N.B. (2013) Metabolic divergence between sibling species of cichlids pundamilia nyererei and pundamilia pundamilia. Journal of Fish Biology, 82 (6). pp. 1975-1989. ISSN 0022-1112 (doi:10.1111/jfb.12125)

Metcalfe, N.B., and Monaghan, P. (2013) Does reproduction cause oxidative stress? An open question. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 28 (6). pp. 347-350. ISSN 0169-5347 (doi:10.1016/j.tree.2013.01.015)

Burton, T., McKelvey, S., Stewart, D.C., Armstrong, J.D., and Metcalfe, N.B. (2013) Offspring investment in wild Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar): relationships with smolt age and spawning condition. Ecology of Freshwater Fish, 22 (2). pp. 317-321. ISSN 0906-6691 (doi:10.1111/eff.12019)

Fuller, R.A., Bearhop, S., Metcalfe, N.B., Piersma, T., and Daunt, F. (2013) The effect of group size on vigilance in Ruddy Turnstones Arenaria interpres varies with foraging habitat. IBIS, 155 (2). pp. 246-257. ISSN 0019-1019 (doi:10.1111/ibi.12020)

Burton, T., McKelvey, S., Stewart, D.C., Armstrong, J.D., and Metcalfe, N.B. (2013) Early maternal experience shapes offspring performance in the wild. Ecology, 94 (3). pp. 618-626. ISSN 0012-9658 (doi:10.1890/12-0462.1)

Lee, W.-S., Monaghan, P., and Metcalfe, N.B. (2013) Experimental demonstration of the growth rate-lifespan trade-off. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B: Biological Sciences, 280 (1752). p. 20122370. ISSN 0962-8452 (doi:10.1098/rspb.2012.2370)

Burton, T., Hoogenboom, M.O., Beevers, N.D., Armstrong, J.D., and Metcalfe, N.B. (2013) Among-sibling differences in the phenotypes of juvenile fish depend on their location within the egg mass and maternal dominance rank. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B: Biological Sciences, 280 (1751). p. 20122441. ISSN 0962-8452 (doi:10.1098/rspb.2012.2441)

Hoogenboom, M.O., Armstrong, J.D., Groothuis, T.G.G., and Metcalfe, N.B. (2013) The growth benefits of aggressive behavior vary with individual metabolism and resource predictability. Behavioral Ecology, 24 (1). pp. 253-261. ISSN 1045-2249 (doi:10.1093/beheco/ars161)

2012

Hoogenboom, M.O., Metcalfe, N.B., Groothuis, T.G.G., de Vries, B., and Costantini, D. (2012) Relationship between oxidative stress and circulating testosterone and cortisol in pre-spawning female brown trout. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. Part A: Molecular and Integrative Physiology, 163 (3-4). pp. 379-387. ISSN 1095-6433 (doi:10.1016/j.cbpa.2012.07.002)

Reid, D., Armstrong, J.D., and Metcalfe, N.B. (2012) The performance advantage of a high resting metabolic rate in juvenile salmon is habitat dependent. Journal of Animal Ecology, 81 (4). pp. 868-875. ISSN 0021-8790 (doi:10.1111/j.1365-2656.2012.01969.x)

Heidinger, B.J., Blount, J.D., Boner, W., Griffiths, K., Metcalfe, N.B., and Monaghan, P. (2012) Telomere length in early life predicts life span. Obstetrical and Gynecological Survey, 67 (5). pp. 283-284. ISSN 0029-7828 (doi:10.1097/OGX.0b013e3182546dd0)

Heidinger, B.J., Blount, J.D., Boner, W., Griffiths, K., Metcalfe, N.B., and Monaghan, P. (2012) Telomere length in early life predicts lifespan. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 109 (5). pp. 1743-1748. ISSN 0027-8424 (doi:10.1073/pnas.1113306109)

Costantini, D., Mirzai, N., and Metcalfe, N.B. (2012) An automated system to control and manipulate the flight activity of captive birds. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 66 (8). pp. 1195-1199. ISSN 0340-5443 (doi:10.1007/s00265-012-1362-z)

Costantini, D., Monaghan, P., and Metcalfe, N.B. (2012) Early life experience primes resistance to oxidative stress. Journal of Experimental Biology, 215 (16). pp. 2820-2826. ISSN 0022-0949 (doi:10.1242/​jeb.072231 )

Lee, W., Monaghan, P., and Metcalfe, N.B. (2012) The pattern of early growth trajectories affects adult breeding performance. Ecology, 93 (4). pp. 902-912. ISSN 0012-9658 (doi:10.1890/11-0890.1)

2011

Burton, T., Killen, S.S., Armstrong, J.D., and Metcalfe, N.B. (2011) What causes intraspecific variation in resting metabolic rate and what are its ecological consequences? Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 278 (1724). pp. 3465-3473. ISSN 0962-8452 (doi:10.1098/rspb.2011.1778)

Criscuolo, F., Monaghan, P., Proust, A., Škorpilová, J., Laurie, J., and Metcalfe, N.B. (2011) Costs of compensation: effect of early life conditions and reproduction on flight performance in zebra finches. Oecologia, 167 (2). pp. 315-323. ISSN 0029-8549 (doi:10.1007/s00442-011-1986-0)

Armstrong, J.D., Millidine, K.J., and Metcalfe, N.B. (2011) Ecological consequences of variation in standard metabolism and dominance among salmon parr. Ecology of Freshwater Fish, 20 (3). pp. 371-376. ISSN 0906-6691 (doi:10.1111/j.1600-0633.2011.00486.x)

Hoogenboom, M.O., Armstrong, J.D., Miles, M.S., Burton, T., Groothuis, T.G.G., and Metcalfe, N.B. (2011) Implantation of cocoa butter reduces egg and hatchling size in Salmo trutta. Journal of Fish Biology, 79 (3). pp. 587-596. ISSN 0022-1112 (doi:10.1111/j.1095-8649.2011.03039.x)

Costantini, D., Monaghan, P., and Metcalfe, N. B. (2011) Biochemical integration of blood redox state in captive zebra finches (Taeniopygia guttata). Journal of Experimental Biology, 214 (7). pp. 1148-1152. ISSN 0022-0949 (doi:10.1242/jeb.053496)

Burton, T., Hoogenboom, M.O., Armstrong, J.D., Groothuis, T.G.G., and Metcalfe, N.B. (2011) Egg hormones in a highly fecund vertebrate: do they influence offspring social structure in competitive conditions? Functional Ecology, 25 (6). pp. 1379-1388. ISSN 0269-8463 (doi:10.1111/j.1365-2435.2011.01897.x)

Dijkstra, P.D., Wiegertjes, G.F., Forlenza, M., van der Sluijs, I., Hofmann, H.A., Metcalfe, N.B., and Groothuis, T.G.G. (2011) The role of physiology in the divergence of two incipient cichlid species. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 24 (12). pp. 2639-2652. ISSN 1010-061X (doi:10.1111/j.1420-9101.2011.02389.x)

Lee, W.S., Metcalfe, N.B., Monaghan, P., and Mangel, M. (2011) A comparison of dynamic-state-dependent models of the trade-off between growth, damage, and reproduction. American Naturalist, 178 (6). pp. 774-786. ISSN 0003-0147 (doi:10.1086/662671)

Reid, D., Armstrong, J.D., and Metcalfe, N.B. (2011) Estimated standard metabolic rate interacts with territory quality and density to determine the growth rates of juvenile Atlantic salmon. Functional Ecology, 25 (6). pp. 1360-1367. ISSN 0269-8463 (doi:10.1111/j.1365-2435.2011.01894.x)

2010

Costantini, D., Metcalfe, N.B., and Monaghan, P. (2010) Ecological processes in a hormetic framework. Ecology Letters, 13 (11). pp. 1435-1447. ISSN 1461-023X (doi:10.1111/j.1461-0248.2010.01531.x)

Dijkstra, P.D., Lindstrom, J., Metcalfe, N.B., Hemelrijk, C.K., Brendel, M., Seehausen, O., and Groothuis, T.G.G. (2010) Frequency-dependent social dominance in a color polymorphic cichlid fish. Evolution, 64 (10). pp. 2797-2807. ISSN 0014-3820 (doi:10.1111/j.1558-5646.2010.01046.x)

Walling, C.A., Royle, N.J., Lindstrom, J., and Metcalfe, N.B. (2010) Do female association preferences predict the likelihood of reproduction? Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 64 (4). pp. 541-548. ISSN 0340-5443 (doi:10.1007/s00265-009-0869-4)

Lee, W.-S., Monaghan, P., and Metcalfe, N.B. (2010) The trade-off between growth rate and locomotor performance varies with perceived time until breeding. Journal of Experimental Biology, 213 (19). pp. 3289-3298. ISSN 0022-0949 (doi:10.1242/jeb.043083)

Metcalfe, N.B., and Alonso-Alvarez, C. (2010) Oxidative stress as a life-history constraint: the role of reactive oxygen species in shaping phenotypes from conception to death. Functional Ecology, 24 (5). pp. 984-996. ISSN 0269-8463 (doi:10.1111/j.1365-2435.2010.01750.x)

Pike, T.W., Bjerkeng, B., Blount, J.D., Lindstrom, J., and Metcalfe, N.B. (2010) How integument colour reflects its carotenoid content: a stickleback’s perspective. Functional Ecology, 25 (1). pp. 297-304. ISSN 0269-8463 (doi:10.1111/j.1365-2435.2010.01781.x)

Pike, T.W., Blount, J.D., Metcalfe, N.B., and Lindstrom, J. (2010) Dietary carotenoid availability and reproductive effort influence the age-related decline in performance. Behavioral Ecology, 21 (5). pp. 1048-1053. ISSN 1045-2249 (doi:10.1093/beheco/arq102)

Walling, C.A., Royle, N.J., Lindstrom, J., and Metcalfe, N.B. (2010) Do female association preferences predict the likelihood of reproduction? Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 64 (4). pp. 541-548. ISSN 0340-5443 (doi:10.1007/s00265-009-0869-4)

2009

Lindstrom, J., Pike, T.W., Blount, J.D., and Metcalfe, N.B. (2009) Optimization of resource allocation can explain the temporal dynamics and honesty of sexual signals. American Naturalist, 174 (4). pp. 515-525. ISSN 0003-0147 (doi:10.1086/606008)

Criscuolo, F., Bize, P., Nasir, L., Metcalfe, N.B., Foote, C.G., Griffiths, K., Gault, E.A., and Monaghan, P. (2009) Real-time quantitative PCR assay for measurement of avain telomeres. Journal of Avian Biology, 40 (3). pp. 342-347. ISSN 0908-8857 (doi:10.1111/j.1600-048X.2008.04623.x)

Bize, P., Criscuolo, F., Metcalfe, N.B., Nasir, L., and Monaghan, P. (2009) Telomere dynamics rather than age predict life expectancy in the wild. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B: Biological Sciences, 276 (1662). pp. 1679-1683. ISSN 0962-8452 (doi:10.1098/rspb.2008.1817)

Millidine, K.J., Armstrong, J., and Metcalfe, N.B. (2009) Juvenile salmon with high standard metabolic rates have higher energy costs but can process meals faster. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 276 (1664). pp. 2103-2108. ISSN 0962-8452 (doi:10.1098/rspb.2009.0080)

Millidine, K.J., Metcalfe, N.B., and Armstrong, J.D. (2009) Presence of a conspecific causes divergent changes in resting metabolism, depending on its relative size. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 276 (1675). pp. 3989-3993. ISSN 0962-8452 (doi:10.1098/rspb.2009.1219)

Monaghan, P., Metcalfe, N.B., and Torres, R. (2009) Oxidative stress as a mediator of life history trade-offs: mechanisms, measurements and interpretation. Ecology Letters, 12 (1). pp. 75-92. ISSN 1461-023X (doi:10.1111/j.1461-0248.2008.01258.x)

2008

Criscuolo, F., Monaghan, P., Nasir, L., and Metcalfe, N.B. (2008) Early nutrition and phenotypic development: 'catch-up' growth leads to elevated metabolic rate in adulthood. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B: Biological Sciences, 275 (1642). pp. 1565-1570. ISSN 0962-8452 (doi:10.1098/rspb.2008.0148)

Criscuolo, F., Monaghan, P., Nasir, L., and Metcalfe, N.B. (2008) Early nutrition and phenotypic development: 'catch-up' growth leads to elevated metabolic rate in adulthood. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 275 (1642). pp. 1565-1570. ISSN 0962-8452 (doi:10.1098/rspb.2008.0148)

Inness, C.L.W., and Metcalfe, N.B. (2008) The impact of dietary restriction, intermittent feeding and compensatory growth on reproductive investment and lifespan in a short-lived fish. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B: Biological Sciences, 275 (1644). pp. 1703-1708. ISSN 0962-8452 (doi:10.1098/rspb.2008.0357)

Millidine, K.J., Metcalfe, N.B., and Armstrong, J.D. (2008) The use of ventilation frequency as an accurate indicator of metabolic rate in juvenile Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar). Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 65 (10). pp. 2081-2087. ISSN 0706-652X (doi:10.1139/F08-118)

Royle, N.J., Lindstrom, J., and Metcalfe, N.B. (2008) Context-dependent mate choice in relation to social composition in green swordtails Xiphophorus helleri. Behavioral Ecology, 19 (5). pp. 998-1005. ISSN 1045-2249 (doi:10.1093/beheco/arn059)

Walling, C., Royle, N., Lindstrom, J., and Metcalfe, N.B. (2008) Experience-induced preference for short-sworded males in the green swordtail, Xiphophorus helleri. Animal Behaviour, 76 (2). pp. 271-276. ISSN 0003-3472 (doi:10.1016/j.anbehav.2008.03.008)

2007

Arnold, K.E., Blount, J.D., Metcalfe, N.B., Orr, K., Adam, A., Houston, D., and Monaghan, P. (2007) Sex-specific differences in compensation for poor neonatal nutrition in the zebra finch Taeniopygia guttata. Journal of Avian Biology, 38 (3). pp. 356-366. ISSN 0908-8857 (doi:10.1111/j.0908-8857.2007.03818.x)

Alvarez, D., and Metcalfe, N. (2007) The tradeoff between catch-up growth and escape speed: variation between habitats in the cost of compensation. Oikos, 116 . pp. 1144-1151. ISSN 0030-1299 (doi:10.1111/j.2007.0030-1299.15861.x)

Pike, T.W., Blount, J.D., Lindstrom, J., and Metcalfe, N.B. (2007) Dietary carotenoid availability influences a male's ability to provide parental care. Behavioral Ecology, 18 . pp. 1100-1105. (doi:10.1093/beheco/arm084)

Pike, T., Blount, J., Bjerkeng, B., Lindstrom, J., and Metcalfe, N. (2007) Carotenoids, oxidative stress and female mating preference for longer lived males. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B: Biological Sciences, 274 . pp. 1591-1596. ISSN 0962-8452 (doi:10.1098/rspb.2007.0317)

Pike, T., Blount, J., Lindstrom, J., and Metcalfe, N. (2007) Availability of non-carotenoid antioxidants affects the expression of a carotenoid-based sexual ornament. Biology Letters, 3 . pp. 353-356. (doi:10.1098/rsbl.2007.0072)

Polo, V., Carrascal, L., and Metcalfe, N. (2007) The effects of latitude and day length on fattening strategies of wintering coal tits Periparus ater (L.): a field study and aviary experiment. Journal of Animal Ecology, 76 . pp. 866-872. (doi:10.1111/j.1365-2656.2007.01270.x)

Walling, C., Royle, N., Metcalfe, N., and Lindstrom, J. (2007) Early nutritional conditions, growth trajectories and mate choice: does compensatory growth lead to a reduction in adult sexual attractiveness? Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 61 . pp. 1007-1014. (doi:10.1007/s00265-006-0333-7)

Walling, C., Royle, N., Metcalfe, N., and Lindstrom, J. (2007) Green swordtails alter their age at maturation in response to the population level of male ornamentation. Biology Letters, 3 . pp. 144-146. (doi:10.1098/rsbl.2006.0608)

2006

Bize, P., Metcalfe, N., and Roulin, A. (2006) Catch-up growth strategies differ between body structures: interactions between age and structure-specific growth in wild nestling Alpine Swifts. Functional Ecology, 20 . pp. 857-864. (doi:10.1111/1365-2435.2006.01157.x)

Blount, J.D., Metcalfe, N.B., Arnold, K.E., Surai, P.F., and Monaghan, P. (2006) Effects of neonatal nutrition on adult reproduction in a passerine bird. IBIS, 148 . pp. 509-514.

Millidine, K., Armstrong, J., and Metcalfe, N. (2006) Presence of shelter reduces maintenance metabolism of juvenile salmon. Functional Ecology, 20 . pp. 839-845. (doi:10.1111/j.1365-2435.2006.01166.x)

Royle, N., Lindstrom, J., and Metcalfe, N. (2006) Effect of growth compensation on subsequent physical fitness in green swordtails Xiphophorus helleri. Biology Letters, 2 . pp. 39-42. (doi:10.1098/rsbl.2005.0414)

Royle, N., Metcalfe, N., and Lindstrom, J. (2006) Sexual selection, growth compensation and fast-start swimming performance in Green Swordtails, Xiphophorus helleri. Functional Ecology, 20 . pp. 662-669. (doi:10.1111/j.1365-2435.2006.01147.x)

Schjolden, J., Pulman, K., Metcalfe, N., and Winberg, S. (2006) Divergence in locomotor activity between two strains of rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss with contrasting stress responsiveness. Journal of Fish Biology, 68 . pp. 920-924. (doi:10.1111/1095-8649.2006.00935.x)

2005

Alvarez, D., and Metcalfe, N. (2005) Catch-up growth and swimming performance in threespine sticklebacks (Gasterosteus aculeatus): seasonal changes in the cost of compensation. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 62 . pp. 2169-2176. (doi:10.1139/F05-130)

Baum, D., Laughton, R., Armstrong, J., and Metcalfe, N. (2005) The effect of temperature on growth and early maturation in a wild population of Atlantic salmon parr. Journal of Fish Biology, 67 . pp. 1370-1380. (doi:10.1111/j.1095-8649.2005.00832.x)

Lindstrom, J., Metcalfe, N., and Royle, N. (2005) How are animals with ornaments predicted to compensate for a bad start in life? A dynamic optimization model approach. Functional Ecology, 19 . pp. 421-428. (doi:10.1111/j.1365-2435.2005.00974.x)

Morrell, L., Backwell, P., and Metcalfe, N. (2005) Fighting in fiddler crabs Uca mjoebergi: what determines duration? Animal Behaviour, 70 . pp. 653-662. (doi:10.1016/j.anbehav.2004.11.014)

Royle, N., Lindstrom, J., and Metcalfe, N. (2005) A poor start in life negatively affects dominance status in adulthood independent of body size in green swordtails Xiphophorus helleri. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B: Biological Sciences, 272 . pp. 1917-1922. ISSN 0962-8452 (doi:10.1098/rspb.2005.3190)

2004

Bateson, P. et al. (2004) Developmental plasticity and human health. Nature, 430 . pp. 419-421. (doi:10.1038/nature02725)

Baum, D., Laughton, R., Armstrong, J., and Metcalfe, N. (2004) Altitudinal variation in the relationship between growth and maturation rate in salmon parr. Journal of Animal Ecology, 73 . pp. 253-260.

Both, C. et al. (2004) Large-scale geographical variation confirms that climate change causes birds to lay earlier. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B: Biological Sciences, 271 . pp. 1657-1662. ISSN 0962-8452 (doi:10.1098/rspb.2004.2770)

2003

Blount, J., Metcalfe, N., Arnold, K., Surai, P., Devevey, G., and Monaghan, P. (2003) Neonatal nutrition, adult antioxidant defences and sexual attractiveness in the zebra finch. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B: Biological Sciences, 270 . pp. 1691-1696. ISSN 0962-8452 (doi:10.1098/rspb.2003.2411)

Blount, J., Metcalfe, N., Birkhead, T., and Surai, P. (2003) Carotenoid modulation of immune function and sexual attractiveness in zebra finches. Science, 300 . pp. 125-127.

Griffiths, S., Armstrong, J., and Metcalfe, N. (2003) The cost of aggregation: juvenile salmon avoid sharing winter refuges with siblings. Behavioral Ecology, 14 . pp. 602-606. (doi:10.1093/beheco/arg050)

Harwood, A., Armstrong, J., Metcalfe, N., and Griffiths, S. (2003) Does dominance status correlate with growth in wild stream-dwelling Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar)? Behavioral Ecology, 14 . pp. 902-908. (doi:10.1093/beheco/arg080)

Harwood, A., Griffiths, S., Metcalfe, N., and Armstrong, J. (2003) The relative influence of prior residency and dominance on the early feeding behaviour of juvenile Atlantic salmon. Animal Behaviour, 65 . pp. 1141-1149. (doi:10.1006/anbe.2003.2125)

Metcalfe, N., and Monaghan, P. (2003) Growth versus lifespan: perspectives from evolutionary ecology. Experimental Gerontology, 38 . pp. 935-940. (doi:10.1016/S0531-5565(03)00159-1)

Metcalfe, N., Valdimarsson, S., and Morgan, I. (2003) The relative roles of domestication, rearing environment, prior residence and body size in deciding territorial contests between hatchery and wild juvenile salmon. Journal of Applied Ecology, 40 . pp. 535-544.

2002

Cutts, C., Metcalfe, N., and Taylor, A. (2002) Fish may fight rather than feed in a novel environment: metabolic rate and feeding motivation in juvenile Atlantic salmon. Journal of Fish Biology, 61 . pp. 1540-1548. (doi:10.1006/jfbi.2002.2173)

Cutts, C., Metcalfe, N., and Taylor, A. (2002) Juvenile Atlantic Salmon (Salmo salar) with relatively high standard metabolic rates have small metabolic scopes. Functional Ecology, 16 . pp. 73-78.

Harwood, A., Armstrong, J., Griffiths, S., and Metcalfe, N. (2002) Sympatric association influences within-species dominance relations among juvenile Atlantic salmon and brown trout. Animal Behaviour, 64 . pp. 85-95. (doi:10.1006/anbe.2002.3039)

Harwood, A., Metcalfe, N., Griffiths, S., and Armstrong, J. (2002) Intra- and inter-specific competition for winter concealment habitat in juvenile salmonids. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 59 . pp. 1515-1523. (doi:10.1139/F02-119)

Kullberg, C., Houston, D., and Metcalfe, N. (2002) Impaired flight ability - a cost of reproduction in female blue tits. Behavioral Ecology, 13 . pp. 575-579.

Kullberg, C., Metcalfe, N., and Houston, D. (2002) Impaired flight ability during incubation in the pied flycatcher. Journal of Avian Biology, 33 . pp. 179-183.

Metcalfe, N., Bull, C., and Mangel, M. (2002) Seasonal variation in catch-up growth reveals state-dependent somatic allocations in salmon. Evolutionary Ecology Research, 4 . pp. 871-881.

Morgan, I.J., McCarthy, I.D., and Metcalfe, N.B. (2002) The influence of life-history strategy on lipid metabolism in overwintering juvenile Atlantic salmon. Journal of Fish Biology, 60 (3). pp. 674-686. ISSN 0022-1112 (doi:10.1006/jfbi.2002.1886)

Sloman, K., Wilson, L., Freel, J., Taylor, A., Metcalfe, N., and Gilmour, K. (2002) The effects of increased flow rates on linear dominance hierarchies and physiological function in brown trout, Salmo trutta. Canadian Journal of Zoology, 80 . pp. 1221-1227. ISSN 0008-4301 (doi:10.1139/Z02-105)

2001

Veasey, J.S., Houston, D.C., and Metcalfe, N.B. (2001) A hidden cost of reproduction: the trade-off between clutch size and escape take-off speed in female zebra finches. Journal of Animal Ecology, 70 (1). pp. 20-24. ISSN 0021-8790 (doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2656.2001.00476.x)

Alanara, A., Burns, M.D., and Metcalfe, N.B. (2001) Intraspecific resource partitioning in brown trout: the temporal distribution of foraging is determined by social rank. Journal of Animal Ecology, 70 (6). pp. 980-986. ISSN 0021-8790 (doi:10.1046/j.0021-8790.2001.00550.x )

Harwood, A., Metcalfe, N., Armstrong, J., and Griffiths, S. (2001) Spatial and temporal effects of interspecific competition between Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) and brown trout (Salmo trutta) in winter. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 58 . pp. 1133-1140.

Maclean, A., and Metcalfe, N. (2001) Social status, access to food, and compensatory growth in juvenile Atlantic salmon. Journal of Fish Biology, 58 . pp. 1331-1346.

Metcalfe, N., and Monaghan, P. (2001) Compensation for a bad start: grow now, pay later? Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 16 . pp. 254-260.

Metcalfe, N., and Steele, G. (2001) Changing nutritional status causes a shift in the balance of nocturnal to diurnal activity in European Minnows. Functional Ecology, 15 . pp. 304-309.

Morgan, I., and Metcalfe, N. (2001) Deferred costs of compensatory growth after autumnal food shortage in juvenile salmon. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B: Biological Sciences, 268 . pp. 295-301. ISSN 0962-8452

Morgan, I., and Metcalfe, N. (2001) The influence of energetic requirements on the preferred temperature of overwintering juvenile Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar). Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 58 . pp. 762-768.

Sloman, K., Metcalfe, N., Taylor, A., and Gilmour, K. (2001) Plasma cortisol concentrations before and after social stress in rainbow trout and brown trout. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology, 74 . pp. 383-389.

Sloman, K., Taylor, A., Metcalfe, N., and Gilmour, K. (2001) Effects of an environmental perturbation on the social behaviour and physiological function of brown trout. Animal Behaviour, 61 . pp. 325-333. (doi:10.1006/anbe.2000.1567)

Sloman, K., Taylor, A., Metcalfe, N., and Gilmour, K. (2001) Stress from air emersion fails to alter chloride cell numbers in the gills of rainbow trout. Journal of Fish Biology, 59 . pp. 186-190. (doi:10.1006/jfbi.2001.1635)

Valdimarsson, S., and Metcalfe, N. (2001) Is the level of aggression and dispersion in territorial fish dependent on light intensity? Animal Behaviour, 61 . pp. 1143-1149.

1998

Metcalfe, N.B., Fraser, N.H.C., and Burns, M.D. (1998) State–dependent shifts between nocturnal and diurnal activity in salmon. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B: Biological Sciences, 265 (1405). pp. 1503-1507. ISSN 0962-8452 (doi:10.1098/rspb.1998.0464)

1997

Smith, R.D., and Metcalfe, N.B. (1997) Diurnal, seasonal and altitudinal variation in energy reserves of wintering Snow Buntings. Journal of Avian Biology, 28 (3). pp. 216-222. ISSN 0908-8857

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Burton, T., and Metcalfe, N. B. (2014) Can environmental conditions experienced in early life influence future generations? Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B: Biological Sciences, 281 (1785). p. 20140311. ISSN 0962-8452 (doi:10.1098/rspb.2014.0311)

Lee, W.-S., Metcalfe, N. B., Reale, D., and Peres-Neto, P. R. (2014) Early growth trajectories affect sexual responsiveness. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B: Biological Sciences, 281 (1777). p. 20132899. ISSN 0962-8452 (doi:10.1098/rspb.2013.2899)

Costantini, D., Monaghan, P., and Metcalfe, N. B. (2014) Prior hormetic priming is costly under environmental mismatch. Biology Letters, 10 (2). p. 20131010. ISSN 1744-9561 (doi:10.1098/rsbl.2013.1010)

Killen, S.S., Marras, S., Metcalfe, N.B., McKenzie, D.J., and Domenici, P. (2013) Environmental stressors alter relationships between physiology and behaviour. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 28 (11). pp. 651-658. ISSN 0169-5347 (doi:10.1016/j.tree.2013.05.005)

Costantini, D., Monaghan, P., and Metcalfe, N.B. (2013) Loss of integration is associated with reduced resistance to oxidative stress. Journal of Experimental Biology, 216 (12). pp. 2213-2220. ISSN 0022-0949 (doi:10.1242/jeb.083154)

Dijkstra, P.D., Seehausen, O., and Metcalfe, N.B. (2013) Metabolic divergence between sibling species of cichlids pundamilia nyererei and pundamilia pundamilia. Journal of Fish Biology, 82 (6). pp. 1975-1989. ISSN 0022-1112 (doi:10.1111/jfb.12125)

Metcalfe, N.B., and Monaghan, P. (2013) Does reproduction cause oxidative stress? An open question. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 28 (6). pp. 347-350. ISSN 0169-5347 (doi:10.1016/j.tree.2013.01.015)

Burton, T., McKelvey, S., Stewart, D.C., Armstrong, J.D., and Metcalfe, N.B. (2013) Offspring investment in wild Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar): relationships with smolt age and spawning condition. Ecology of Freshwater Fish, 22 (2). pp. 317-321. ISSN 0906-6691 (doi:10.1111/eff.12019)

Fuller, R.A., Bearhop, S., Metcalfe, N.B., Piersma, T., and Daunt, F. (2013) The effect of group size on vigilance in Ruddy Turnstones Arenaria interpres varies with foraging habitat. IBIS, 155 (2). pp. 246-257. ISSN 0019-1019 (doi:10.1111/ibi.12020)

Burton, T., McKelvey, S., Stewart, D.C., Armstrong, J.D., and Metcalfe, N.B. (2013) Early maternal experience shapes offspring performance in the wild. Ecology, 94 (3). pp. 618-626. ISSN 0012-9658 (doi:10.1890/12-0462.1)

Lee, W.-S., Monaghan, P., and Metcalfe, N.B. (2013) Experimental demonstration of the growth rate-lifespan trade-off. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B: Biological Sciences, 280 (1752). p. 20122370. ISSN 0962-8452 (doi:10.1098/rspb.2012.2370)

Burton, T., Hoogenboom, M.O., Beevers, N.D., Armstrong, J.D., and Metcalfe, N.B. (2013) Among-sibling differences in the phenotypes of juvenile fish depend on their location within the egg mass and maternal dominance rank. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B: Biological Sciences, 280 (1751). p. 20122441. ISSN 0962-8452 (doi:10.1098/rspb.2012.2441)

Hoogenboom, M.O., Armstrong, J.D., Groothuis, T.G.G., and Metcalfe, N.B. (2013) The growth benefits of aggressive behavior vary with individual metabolism and resource predictability. Behavioral Ecology, 24 (1). pp. 253-261. ISSN 1045-2249 (doi:10.1093/beheco/ars161)

Hoogenboom, M.O., Metcalfe, N.B., Groothuis, T.G.G., de Vries, B., and Costantini, D. (2012) Relationship between oxidative stress and circulating testosterone and cortisol in pre-spawning female brown trout. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. Part A: Molecular and Integrative Physiology, 163 (3-4). pp. 379-387. ISSN 1095-6433 (doi:10.1016/j.cbpa.2012.07.002)

Reid, D., Armstrong, J.D., and Metcalfe, N.B. (2012) The performance advantage of a high resting metabolic rate in juvenile salmon is habitat dependent. Journal of Animal Ecology, 81 (4). pp. 868-875. ISSN 0021-8790 (doi:10.1111/j.1365-2656.2012.01969.x)

Heidinger, B.J., Blount, J.D., Boner, W., Griffiths, K., Metcalfe, N.B., and Monaghan, P. (2012) Telomere length in early life predicts life span. Obstetrical and Gynecological Survey, 67 (5). pp. 283-284. ISSN 0029-7828 (doi:10.1097/OGX.0b013e3182546dd0)

Heidinger, B.J., Blount, J.D., Boner, W., Griffiths, K., Metcalfe, N.B., and Monaghan, P. (2012) Telomere length in early life predicts lifespan. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 109 (5). pp. 1743-1748. ISSN 0027-8424 (doi:10.1073/pnas.1113306109)

Costantini, D., Mirzai, N., and Metcalfe, N.B. (2012) An automated system to control and manipulate the flight activity of captive birds. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 66 (8). pp. 1195-1199. ISSN 0340-5443 (doi:10.1007/s00265-012-1362-z)

Costantini, D., Monaghan, P., and Metcalfe, N.B. (2012) Early life experience primes resistance to oxidative stress. Journal of Experimental Biology, 215 (16). pp. 2820-2826. ISSN 0022-0949 (doi:10.1242/​jeb.072231 )

Lee, W., Monaghan, P., and Metcalfe, N.B. (2012) The pattern of early growth trajectories affects adult breeding performance. Ecology, 93 (4). pp. 902-912. ISSN 0012-9658 (doi:10.1890/11-0890.1)

Burton, T., Killen, S.S., Armstrong, J.D., and Metcalfe, N.B. (2011) What causes intraspecific variation in resting metabolic rate and what are its ecological consequences? Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 278 (1724). pp. 3465-3473. ISSN 0962-8452 (doi:10.1098/rspb.2011.1778)

Criscuolo, F., Monaghan, P., Proust, A., Škorpilová, J., Laurie, J., and Metcalfe, N.B. (2011) Costs of compensation: effect of early life conditions and reproduction on flight performance in zebra finches. Oecologia, 167 (2). pp. 315-323. ISSN 0029-8549 (doi:10.1007/s00442-011-1986-0)

Armstrong, J.D., Millidine, K.J., and Metcalfe, N.B. (2011) Ecological consequences of variation in standard metabolism and dominance among salmon parr. Ecology of Freshwater Fish, 20 (3). pp. 371-376. ISSN 0906-6691 (doi:10.1111/j.1600-0633.2011.00486.x)

Hoogenboom, M.O., Armstrong, J.D., Miles, M.S., Burton, T., Groothuis, T.G.G., and Metcalfe, N.B. (2011) Implantation of cocoa butter reduces egg and hatchling size in Salmo trutta. Journal of Fish Biology, 79 (3). pp. 587-596. ISSN 0022-1112 (doi:10.1111/j.1095-8649.2011.03039.x)

Costantini, D., Monaghan, P., and Metcalfe, N. B. (2011) Biochemical integration of blood redox state in captive zebra finches (Taeniopygia guttata). Journal of Experimental Biology, 214 (7). pp. 1148-1152. ISSN 0022-0949 (doi:10.1242/jeb.053496)

Burton, T., Hoogenboom, M.O., Armstrong, J.D., Groothuis, T.G.G., and Metcalfe, N.B. (2011) Egg hormones in a highly fecund vertebrate: do they influence offspring social structure in competitive conditions? Functional Ecology, 25 (6). pp. 1379-1388. ISSN 0269-8463 (doi:10.1111/j.1365-2435.2011.01897.x)

Dijkstra, P.D., Wiegertjes, G.F., Forlenza, M., van der Sluijs, I., Hofmann, H.A., Metcalfe, N.B., and Groothuis, T.G.G. (2011) The role of physiology in the divergence of two incipient cichlid species. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 24 (12). pp. 2639-2652. ISSN 1010-061X (doi:10.1111/j.1420-9101.2011.02389.x)

Lee, W.S., Metcalfe, N.B., Monaghan, P., and Mangel, M. (2011) A comparison of dynamic-state-dependent models of the trade-off between growth, damage, and reproduction. American Naturalist, 178 (6). pp. 774-786. ISSN 0003-0147 (doi:10.1086/662671)

Reid, D., Armstrong, J.D., and Metcalfe, N.B. (2011) Estimated standard metabolic rate interacts with territory quality and density to determine the growth rates of juvenile Atlantic salmon. Functional Ecology, 25 (6). pp. 1360-1367. ISSN 0269-8463 (doi:10.1111/j.1365-2435.2011.01894.x)

Costantini, D., Metcalfe, N.B., and Monaghan, P. (2010) Ecological processes in a hormetic framework. Ecology Letters, 13 (11). pp. 1435-1447. ISSN 1461-023X (doi:10.1111/j.1461-0248.2010.01531.x)

Dijkstra, P.D., Lindstrom, J., Metcalfe, N.B., Hemelrijk, C.K., Brendel, M., Seehausen, O., and Groothuis, T.G.G. (2010) Frequency-dependent social dominance in a color polymorphic cichlid fish. Evolution, 64 (10). pp. 2797-2807. ISSN 0014-3820 (doi:10.1111/j.1558-5646.2010.01046.x)

Walling, C.A., Royle, N.J., Lindstrom, J., and Metcalfe, N.B. (2010) Do female association preferences predict the likelihood of reproduction? Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 64 (4). pp. 541-548. ISSN 0340-5443 (doi:10.1007/s00265-009-0869-4)

Lee, W.-S., Monaghan, P., and Metcalfe, N.B. (2010) The trade-off between growth rate and locomotor performance varies with perceived time until breeding. Journal of Experimental Biology, 213 (19). pp. 3289-3298. ISSN 0022-0949 (doi:10.1242/jeb.043083)

Metcalfe, N.B., and Alonso-Alvarez, C. (2010) Oxidative stress as a life-history constraint: the role of reactive oxygen species in shaping phenotypes from conception to death. Functional Ecology, 24 (5). pp. 984-996. ISSN 0269-8463 (doi:10.1111/j.1365-2435.2010.01750.x)

Pike, T.W., Bjerkeng, B., Blount, J.D., Lindstrom, J., and Metcalfe, N.B. (2010) How integument colour reflects its carotenoid content: a stickleback’s perspective. Functional Ecology, 25 (1). pp. 297-304. ISSN 0269-8463 (doi:10.1111/j.1365-2435.2010.01781.x)

Pike, T.W., Blount, J.D., Metcalfe, N.B., and Lindstrom, J. (2010) Dietary carotenoid availability and reproductive effort influence the age-related decline in performance. Behavioral Ecology, 21 (5). pp. 1048-1053. ISSN 1045-2249 (doi:10.1093/beheco/arq102)

Walling, C.A., Royle, N.J., Lindstrom, J., and Metcalfe, N.B. (2010) Do female association preferences predict the likelihood of reproduction? Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 64 (4). pp. 541-548. ISSN 0340-5443 (doi:10.1007/s00265-009-0869-4)

Lindstrom, J., Pike, T.W., Blount, J.D., and Metcalfe, N.B. (2009) Optimization of resource allocation can explain the temporal dynamics and honesty of sexual signals. American Naturalist, 174 (4). pp. 515-525. ISSN 0003-0147 (doi:10.1086/606008)

Criscuolo, F., Bize, P., Nasir, L., Metcalfe, N.B., Foote, C.G., Griffiths, K., Gault, E.A., and Monaghan, P. (2009) Real-time quantitative PCR assay for measurement of avain telomeres. Journal of Avian Biology, 40 (3). pp. 342-347. ISSN 0908-8857 (doi:10.1111/j.1600-048X.2008.04623.x)

Bize, P., Criscuolo, F., Metcalfe, N.B., Nasir, L., and Monaghan, P. (2009) Telomere dynamics rather than age predict life expectancy in the wild. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B: Biological Sciences, 276 (1662). pp. 1679-1683. ISSN 0962-8452 (doi:10.1098/rspb.2008.1817)

Millidine, K.J., Armstrong, J., and Metcalfe, N.B. (2009) Juvenile salmon with high standard metabolic rates have higher energy costs but can process meals faster. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 276 (1664). pp. 2103-2108. ISSN 0962-8452 (doi:10.1098/rspb.2009.0080)

Millidine, K.J., Metcalfe, N.B., and Armstrong, J.D. (2009) Presence of a conspecific causes divergent changes in resting metabolism, depending on its relative size. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 276 (1675). pp. 3989-3993. ISSN 0962-8452 (doi:10.1098/rspb.2009.1219)

Monaghan, P., Metcalfe, N.B., and Torres, R. (2009) Oxidative stress as a mediator of life history trade-offs: mechanisms, measurements and interpretation. Ecology Letters, 12 (1). pp. 75-92. ISSN 1461-023X (doi:10.1111/j.1461-0248.2008.01258.x)

Criscuolo, F., Monaghan, P., Nasir, L., and Metcalfe, N.B. (2008) Early nutrition and phenotypic development: 'catch-up' growth leads to elevated metabolic rate in adulthood. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B: Biological Sciences, 275 (1642). pp. 1565-1570. ISSN 0962-8452 (doi:10.1098/rspb.2008.0148)

Criscuolo, F., Monaghan, P., Nasir, L., and Metcalfe, N.B. (2008) Early nutrition and phenotypic development: 'catch-up' growth leads to elevated metabolic rate in adulthood. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 275 (1642). pp. 1565-1570. ISSN 0962-8452 (doi:10.1098/rspb.2008.0148)

Inness, C.L.W., and Metcalfe, N.B. (2008) The impact of dietary restriction, intermittent feeding and compensatory growth on reproductive investment and lifespan in a short-lived fish. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B: Biological Sciences, 275 (1644). pp. 1703-1708. ISSN 0962-8452 (doi:10.1098/rspb.2008.0357)

Millidine, K.J., Metcalfe, N.B., and Armstrong, J.D. (2008) The use of ventilation frequency as an accurate indicator of metabolic rate in juvenile Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar). Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 65 (10). pp. 2081-2087. ISSN 0706-652X (doi:10.1139/F08-118)

Royle, N.J., Lindstrom, J., and Metcalfe, N.B. (2008) Context-dependent mate choice in relation to social composition in green swordtails Xiphophorus helleri. Behavioral Ecology, 19 (5). pp. 998-1005. ISSN 1045-2249 (doi:10.1093/beheco/arn059)

Walling, C., Royle, N., Lindstrom, J., and Metcalfe, N.B. (2008) Experience-induced preference for short-sworded males in the green swordtail, Xiphophorus helleri. Animal Behaviour, 76 (2). pp. 271-276. ISSN 0003-3472 (doi:10.1016/j.anbehav.2008.03.008)

Arnold, K.E., Blount, J.D., Metcalfe, N.B., Orr, K., Adam, A., Houston, D., and Monaghan, P. (2007) Sex-specific differences in compensation for poor neonatal nutrition in the zebra finch Taeniopygia guttata. Journal of Avian Biology, 38 (3). pp. 356-366. ISSN 0908-8857 (doi:10.1111/j.0908-8857.2007.03818.x)

Alvarez, D., and Metcalfe, N. (2007) The tradeoff between catch-up growth and escape speed: variation between habitats in the cost of compensation. Oikos, 116 . pp. 1144-1151. ISSN 0030-1299 (doi:10.1111/j.2007.0030-1299.15861.x)

Pike, T.W., Blount, J.D., Lindstrom, J., and Metcalfe, N.B. (2007) Dietary carotenoid availability influences a male's ability to provide parental care. Behavioral Ecology, 18 . pp. 1100-1105. (doi:10.1093/beheco/arm084)

Pike, T., Blount, J., Bjerkeng, B., Lindstrom, J., and Metcalfe, N. (2007) Carotenoids, oxidative stress and female mating preference for longer lived males. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B: Biological Sciences, 274 . pp. 1591-1596. ISSN 0962-8452 (doi:10.1098/rspb.2007.0317)

Pike, T., Blount, J., Lindstrom, J., and Metcalfe, N. (2007) Availability of non-carotenoid antioxidants affects the expression of a carotenoid-based sexual ornament. Biology Letters, 3 . pp. 353-356. (doi:10.1098/rsbl.2007.0072)

Polo, V., Carrascal, L., and Metcalfe, N. (2007) The effects of latitude and day length on fattening strategies of wintering coal tits Periparus ater (L.): a field study and aviary experiment. Journal of Animal Ecology, 76 . pp. 866-872. (doi:10.1111/j.1365-2656.2007.01270.x)

Walling, C., Royle, N., Metcalfe, N., and Lindstrom, J. (2007) Early nutritional conditions, growth trajectories and mate choice: does compensatory growth lead to a reduction in adult sexual attractiveness? Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 61 . pp. 1007-1014. (doi:10.1007/s00265-006-0333-7)

Walling, C., Royle, N., Metcalfe, N., and Lindstrom, J. (2007) Green swordtails alter their age at maturation in response to the population level of male ornamentation. Biology Letters, 3 . pp. 144-146. (doi:10.1098/rsbl.2006.0608)

Bize, P., Metcalfe, N., and Roulin, A. (2006) Catch-up growth strategies differ between body structures: interactions between age and structure-specific growth in wild nestling Alpine Swifts. Functional Ecology, 20 . pp. 857-864. (doi:10.1111/1365-2435.2006.01157.x)

Blount, J.D., Metcalfe, N.B., Arnold, K.E., Surai, P.F., and Monaghan, P. (2006) Effects of neonatal nutrition on adult reproduction in a passerine bird. IBIS, 148 . pp. 509-514.

Millidine, K., Armstrong, J., and Metcalfe, N. (2006) Presence of shelter reduces maintenance metabolism of juvenile salmon. Functional Ecology, 20 . pp. 839-845. (doi:10.1111/j.1365-2435.2006.01166.x)

Royle, N., Lindstrom, J., and Metcalfe, N. (2006) Effect of growth compensation on subsequent physical fitness in green swordtails Xiphophorus helleri. Biology Letters, 2 . pp. 39-42. (doi:10.1098/rsbl.2005.0414)

Royle, N., Metcalfe, N., and Lindstrom, J. (2006) Sexual selection, growth compensation and fast-start swimming performance in Green Swordtails, Xiphophorus helleri. Functional Ecology, 20 . pp. 662-669. (doi:10.1111/j.1365-2435.2006.01147.x)

Schjolden, J., Pulman, K., Metcalfe, N., and Winberg, S. (2006) Divergence in locomotor activity between two strains of rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss with contrasting stress responsiveness. Journal of Fish Biology, 68 . pp. 920-924. (doi:10.1111/1095-8649.2006.00935.x)

Alvarez, D., and Metcalfe, N. (2005) Catch-up growth and swimming performance in threespine sticklebacks (Gasterosteus aculeatus): seasonal changes in the cost of compensation. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 62 . pp. 2169-2176. (doi:10.1139/F05-130)

Baum, D., Laughton, R., Armstrong, J., and Metcalfe, N. (2005) The effect of temperature on growth and early maturation in a wild population of Atlantic salmon parr. Journal of Fish Biology, 67 . pp. 1370-1380. (doi:10.1111/j.1095-8649.2005.00832.x)

Lindstrom, J., Metcalfe, N., and Royle, N. (2005) How are animals with ornaments predicted to compensate for a bad start in life? A dynamic optimization model approach. Functional Ecology, 19 . pp. 421-428. (doi:10.1111/j.1365-2435.2005.00974.x)

Morrell, L., Backwell, P., and Metcalfe, N. (2005) Fighting in fiddler crabs Uca mjoebergi: what determines duration? Animal Behaviour, 70 . pp. 653-662. (doi:10.1016/j.anbehav.2004.11.014)

Royle, N., Lindstrom, J., and Metcalfe, N. (2005) A poor start in life negatively affects dominance status in adulthood independent of body size in green swordtails Xiphophorus helleri. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B: Biological Sciences, 272 . pp. 1917-1922. ISSN 0962-8452 (doi:10.1098/rspb.2005.3190)

Bateson, P. et al. (2004) Developmental plasticity and human health. Nature, 430 . pp. 419-421. (doi:10.1038/nature02725)

Baum, D., Laughton, R., Armstrong, J., and Metcalfe, N. (2004) Altitudinal variation in the relationship between growth and maturation rate in salmon parr. Journal of Animal Ecology, 73 . pp. 253-260.

Both, C. et al. (2004) Large-scale geographical variation confirms that climate change causes birds to lay earlier. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B: Biological Sciences, 271 . pp. 1657-1662. ISSN 0962-8452 (doi:10.1098/rspb.2004.2770)

Blount, J., Metcalfe, N., Arnold, K., Surai, P., Devevey, G., and Monaghan, P. (2003) Neonatal nutrition, adult antioxidant defences and sexual attractiveness in the zebra finch. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B: Biological Sciences, 270 . pp. 1691-1696. ISSN 0962-8452 (doi:10.1098/rspb.2003.2411)

Blount, J., Metcalfe, N., Birkhead, T., and Surai, P. (2003) Carotenoid modulation of immune function and sexual attractiveness in zebra finches. Science, 300 . pp. 125-127.

Griffiths, S., Armstrong, J., and Metcalfe, N. (2003) The cost of aggregation: juvenile salmon avoid sharing winter refuges with siblings. Behavioral Ecology, 14 . pp. 602-606. (doi:10.1093/beheco/arg050)

Harwood, A., Armstrong, J., Metcalfe, N., and Griffiths, S. (2003) Does dominance status correlate with growth in wild stream-dwelling Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar)? Behavioral Ecology, 14 . pp. 902-908. (doi:10.1093/beheco/arg080)

Harwood, A., Griffiths, S., Metcalfe, N., and Armstrong, J. (2003) The relative influence of prior residency and dominance on the early feeding behaviour of juvenile Atlantic salmon. Animal Behaviour, 65 . pp. 1141-1149. (doi:10.1006/anbe.2003.2125)

Metcalfe, N., and Monaghan, P. (2003) Growth versus lifespan: perspectives from evolutionary ecology. Experimental Gerontology, 38 . pp. 935-940. (doi:10.1016/S0531-5565(03)00159-1)

Metcalfe, N., Valdimarsson, S., and Morgan, I. (2003) The relative roles of domestication, rearing environment, prior residence and body size in deciding territorial contests between hatchery and wild juvenile salmon. Journal of Applied Ecology, 40 . pp. 535-544.

Cutts, C., Metcalfe, N., and Taylor, A. (2002) Fish may fight rather than feed in a novel environment: metabolic rate and feeding motivation in juvenile Atlantic salmon. Journal of Fish Biology, 61 . pp. 1540-1548. (doi:10.1006/jfbi.2002.2173)

Cutts, C., Metcalfe, N., and Taylor, A. (2002) Juvenile Atlantic Salmon (Salmo salar) with relatively high standard metabolic rates have small metabolic scopes. Functional Ecology, 16 . pp. 73-78.

Harwood, A., Armstrong, J., Griffiths, S., and Metcalfe, N. (2002) Sympatric association influences within-species dominance relations among juvenile Atlantic salmon and brown trout. Animal Behaviour, 64 . pp. 85-95. (doi:10.1006/anbe.2002.3039)

Harwood, A., Metcalfe, N., Griffiths, S., and Armstrong, J. (2002) Intra- and inter-specific competition for winter concealment habitat in juvenile salmonids. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 59 . pp. 1515-1523. (doi:10.1139/F02-119)

Kullberg, C., Houston, D., and Metcalfe, N. (2002) Impaired flight ability - a cost of reproduction in female blue tits. Behavioral Ecology, 13 . pp. 575-579.

Kullberg, C., Metcalfe, N., and Houston, D. (2002) Impaired flight ability during incubation in the pied flycatcher. Journal of Avian Biology, 33 . pp. 179-183.

Metcalfe, N., Bull, C., and Mangel, M. (2002) Seasonal variation in catch-up growth reveals state-dependent somatic allocations in salmon. Evolutionary Ecology Research, 4 . pp. 871-881.

Morgan, I.J., McCarthy, I.D., and Metcalfe, N.B. (2002) The influence of life-history strategy on lipid metabolism in overwintering juvenile Atlantic salmon. Journal of Fish Biology, 60 (3). pp. 674-686. ISSN 0022-1112 (doi:10.1006/jfbi.2002.1886)

Sloman, K., Wilson, L., Freel, J., Taylor, A., Metcalfe, N., and Gilmour, K. (2002) The effects of increased flow rates on linear dominance hierarchies and physiological function in brown trout, Salmo trutta. Canadian Journal of Zoology, 80 . pp. 1221-1227. ISSN 0008-4301 (doi:10.1139/Z02-105)

Veasey, J.S., Houston, D.C., and Metcalfe, N.B. (2001) A hidden cost of reproduction: the trade-off between clutch size and escape take-off speed in female zebra finches. Journal of Animal Ecology, 70 (1). pp. 20-24. ISSN 0021-8790 (doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2656.2001.00476.x)

Alanara, A., Burns, M.D., and Metcalfe, N.B. (2001) Intraspecific resource partitioning in brown trout: the temporal distribution of foraging is determined by social rank. Journal of Animal Ecology, 70 (6). pp. 980-986. ISSN 0021-8790 (doi:10.1046/j.0021-8790.2001.00550.x )

Harwood, A., Metcalfe, N., Armstrong, J., and Griffiths, S. (2001) Spatial and temporal effects of interspecific competition between Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) and brown trout (Salmo trutta) in winter. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 58 . pp. 1133-1140.

Maclean, A., and Metcalfe, N. (2001) Social status, access to food, and compensatory growth in juvenile Atlantic salmon. Journal of Fish Biology, 58 . pp. 1331-1346.

Metcalfe, N., and Monaghan, P. (2001) Compensation for a bad start: grow now, pay later? Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 16 . pp. 254-260.

Metcalfe, N., and Steele, G. (2001) Changing nutritional status causes a shift in the balance of nocturnal to diurnal activity in European Minnows. Functional Ecology, 15 . pp. 304-309.

Morgan, I., and Metcalfe, N. (2001) Deferred costs of compensatory growth after autumnal food shortage in juvenile salmon. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B: Biological Sciences, 268 . pp. 295-301. ISSN 0962-8452

Morgan, I., and Metcalfe, N. (2001) The influence of energetic requirements on the preferred temperature of overwintering juvenile Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar). Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 58 . pp. 762-768.

Sloman, K., Metcalfe, N., Taylor, A., and Gilmour, K. (2001) Plasma cortisol concentrations before and after social stress in rainbow trout and brown trout. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology, 74 . pp. 383-389.

Sloman, K., Taylor, A., Metcalfe, N., and Gilmour, K. (2001) Effects of an environmental perturbation on the social behaviour and physiological function of brown trout. Animal Behaviour, 61 . pp. 325-333. (doi:10.1006/anbe.2000.1567)

Sloman, K., Taylor, A., Metcalfe, N., and Gilmour, K. (2001) Stress from air emersion fails to alter chloride cell numbers in the gills of rainbow trout. Journal of Fish Biology, 59 . pp. 186-190. (doi:10.1006/jfbi.2001.1635)

Valdimarsson, S., and Metcalfe, N. (2001) Is the level of aggression and dispersion in territorial fish dependent on light intensity? Animal Behaviour, 61 . pp. 1143-1149.

Metcalfe, N.B., Fraser, N.H.C., and Burns, M.D. (1998) State–dependent shifts between nocturnal and diurnal activity in salmon. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B: Biological Sciences, 265 (1405). pp. 1503-1507. ISSN 0962-8452 (doi:10.1098/rspb.1998.0464)

Smith, R.D., and Metcalfe, N.B. (1997) Diurnal, seasonal and altitudinal variation in energy reserves of wintering Snow Buntings. Journal of Avian Biology, 28 (3). pp. 216-222. ISSN 0908-8857

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