Watch our Secret Reef Cam

Secret Reef web cam
The Secret Reef cam is live, 24-7. So dive in and watch toothy sharks, colorful reef fish and divers in the Tennessee Aquarium's largest saltwater exhibit.

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Ask the Expert

Ask the Expert

Use this handy form to ask the Aquarium expert. We have scientists who know amphibians, birds, fish, insects, invertebrates, reptiles or mammals.

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SUSTAINABLE SEAFOOD

Serve & Protect

The Tennessee Aquarium is proud to announce our sustainable seafood initiative, Serve & Protect. Buy your ticket for the lunch or dinner event now!

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Redtail Catfish

Fishes

The Tennessee Aquarium is home to a richly diverse collection of the world’s most fascinating aquatic species. Among the thousands of fish within River Journey, visitors meet prehistoric-looking arapaima, bizarre paddlefish, strange sea dragons and fanciful seahorses. Along with nature’s oddities are some beautiful darters, colorful cichlids, giant whiptail rays, enormous catfish and ghost-white gar. Sink beneath the saltwater waves within Ocean Journey to come face to face with big, toothy sharks, colorful reef fish, graceful rays and curious porcupine fish. Before or after exploring the naturalistic exhibits at the Aquarium, dive into this page to learn more about some of the Aquarium’s most asked about fish species.s.