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Window Into the Unseen: Aquarium Streaming Live Feed Of Spectacular Coral Spawn

It is pretty ironic that a celestial event named after a freshwater fish is responsible for a saltwater phenomenon unlike any other in the Gulf of Mexico or Caribbean. About one week after the so-called “Sturgeon Moon” in August, corals within the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary off the coast of Texas and Louisiana begin to spawn. This event marks one of the most spectacular spawning bonanzas in the Western Hemisphere ... (click for more)

This year a remotely operated vehicle, or ROV, will be on-site in the Gulf to live stream the corals’ spawn, and the Tennessee Aquarium will be displaying this footage in the River Journey Auditorium so the public can witness the phenomenon in real-time
Photo by NOAA
This year a remotely operated vehicle, or ROV, will be on-site in the Gulf to live stream the corals’ spawn, and the Tennessee Aquarium will be displaying this footage in the River Journey Auditorium so the public can witness the phenomenon in real-time

TDEC Implements Comprehensive Safety Improvement Strategy At Cummins Falls State Park

Tennessee Tourism Outpaces The Nation With Record-Breaking Economic Impact


The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation has implemented a comprehensive safety improvement strategy at Cummins Falls State Park and will reopen the falls and gorge on Aug. 14 if weather conditions permit. The additions will include new policies for minors, additional signage, ... (click for more)

Tennessee saw 119 million domestic visitors in 2018, up 5.1 percent from 113 million the previous year and hit a record-high $22 billion in domestic and international travel spending . Travelers in Tennessee spend an estimated $60 million per day. Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee and Department of Tourist ... (click for more)



Tennessee Aquarium Celebrates More Than 25 Years Of Certified Excellence In Animal Care And Conservation

Tennessee Tourism Round Up: August Events

Tennessee Aquarium Hatches Baby Shark In The Middle Of Shark Week


Dan Ashe, the president and CEO of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums visited the Tennessee Aquarium on Thursday in recognition of more than a quarter-century of continuously meeting the Association ... (click for more)

Elvis Week, BiSoultennial, Tennessee Soybean Festival, World’s Longest Yard Sale, Muddy Roots Music Festival, David Crockett Days, Birthplace of Country Music Museum’s 5 th Anniversary and the ... (click for more)

In a fittingly jaw-some turn of events at the height of Shark Week frenzy, the Tennessee Aquarium hatched a baby female Epaulette Shark earlier this week. Measuring just a handful of inches ... (click for more)


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