Katelyn Lawson

Graduate Student


Degree Sought:  Ph.D.
Major Professor:  Dr. Jeff Hill

Previous Education

M.S., Fisheries Science, 2012, Auburn University

B.S., Zoology, 2009, Auburn University

Selected Publications

Hill, J.E., Q.M. Tuckett, S. Hardin, L.L. Lawson Jr., K.M. Lawson, J.L. Ritch, and L. Partridge. 2017. Risk screen of important freshwater ornamental fishes for the conterminous United States. In Press, Transactions of the American Fisheries Society

Hill, J.E., K.M. Lawson, and Q.M. Tuckett. 2017. First record of a reproducing population of the African Clawed Frog Xenopus laevis (Daudin, 1802) in Florida (USA). BioInvasions Records 6 (1): 87-95

Tuckett, Q.M., J.L. Ritch, K.M. Lawson, and J.E. Hill. 2017. Landscape-scale survey of non-native fishes near ornamental aquaculture facilities in Florida, USA. Biological Invasions 19 (1): 223-237

Lawson, K.M., and C.E. Johnston. 2016. The role of flow dependency and water availability in fish assemblage homogenization in tributaries of the Chattahoochee River, Alabama, USA. Ecology of Freshwater Fish 25:631-641.

Tuckett, Q.M., J.L. Ritch, K.M. Lawson, and J.E. Hill. 2016. Implementation of best management practices for Florida ornamental aquaculture with an emphasis on non-native species. North American Journal of Aquaculture, 78(2):113-124.

Tuckett, Q.M., J.L. Ritch, K.M. Lawson, L.L. Lawson Jr., and J.E. Hill. 2016. Phenotypic variation in cold tolerance in escaped and farmed non-native Green Swordtails (Xiphophorus hellerii) revealed by laboratory trials and field introductions. Biological Invasions 18:45-56.

Hill, J.E., and K.M. Lawson. 2015. Risk screening of Arapaima, a new species proposed for aquaculture in Florida. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 35:885-894.

Lawson, L.L., Q.M. Tuckett, K.M. Lawson, C.A. Watson, and J.E. Hill. 2015. Lower lethal temperature for Arapaima Arapaima gigas: potential implications for culture and establishment in Florida. North American Journal of Aquaculture 77(4):497-502.

Katelyn Lawson with pleco

Katelyn Lawson

Katelyn Lawson