Protecting Animals

Healthy animal populations and healthy habitats go hand in hand. The Aquarium’s experts are working to find, study and protect Southeastern waters and the life that floats, crawls and darts just below the surface.

Barrens Topminnow

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Cave Shrimp

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Chucky Madtom

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Coldwater Darter

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Gopher Tortoise

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Lake Sturgeon

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Laurel Dace

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Paddlefish

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Pallid Sturgeon

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Red Salamander

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Slackwater Darter

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Southern Appalachian Brook Trout

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Vermillion Darter

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