ROYAL PALM BEACH - A sixth grader’s science project at King’s Academy is helping scientists study and fight the invasive lionfish.
Lauren Arrington’s science fair project focused on understanding the salinity limit lionfish can tolerate.
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Arrington shared her results, which looked at how far into brackish and eventually fresh water Lionfish could survive, with Layman.
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The North Carolina scientist then took her results and expanded upon them with additional research before posting all the findings in the Environmental Biology of Fishes.