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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Watch our Penguin Cam

Penguins Rock Web Cam
The Penguins’ Rock cam is live, 24-7. So chill out for awhile and enjoy the waddling, diving, splashing and swimming at the Tennessee Aquarium.
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Animal Keeper

Animal Keeper Updates

Get a peek behind the scenes of the Aquarium’s Husbandry department. Read their weekly animal updates and get an insider’s look at caring for over 10,000 animals and plants.

ANIMAL UPDATES

Backstage Pass

New Backstage pass

Get VIP access to get up-close, feed, and touch Aquarium animals.

GO BACKSTAGE
Meet Our Animals

Aquarium Animal Guide

The Tennessee Aquarium is home to a richly diverse living collection of the world’s most fascinating animals. Inside the River Journey building,  visitors are delighted by feisty river otters, colorful frogs, amazing turtles and freshwater fish species such as beautiful trout, giant catfish and prehistoric-looking sturgeon. While exploring Ocean Journey, guests experience tropical and marine habitats. Hyacinth macaws call out from a lush rainforest as visitors come face to face with big, toothy sharks, beautiful butterflies, playful penguins, mesmerizing jellyfish and thousands of colorful reef fish. Aquarium educators also introduce guests to dozens of other species during hourly Animal Encounter programs. 

Creature Features

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