Re: NANFA-- aquariums of tennessee

Christopher Scharpf (
Thu, 01 Nov 2001 10:07:40 -0400

There's no doubt: The Tennessee Aquarium is THE aquarium to visit if you're
into native fishes and/or conservation of southeastern aquatic fauna.

Here's my account of the NANFA tour through the Aquarium in 1998:

Some of the exhibits have changed slightly since then, but you'll get the

Chris Scharpf

> From: "Cameron Case" <>
> Reply-To:
> Date: Wed, 31 Oct 2001 20:29:26 -0600
> To:
> Subject: NANFA-- aquariums of tennessee
> i've not been to the one in chatt. or the one in gatlinburg, but someone
> that works with my father said just the opposite. she said that she loved
> the one in gatlinburg, and it was much better than the one in chatt. i
> suspect, just from the two locations (simply conjecture on my part, though)
> that the one in chatt. is probably more appealing to the types on this list
> (more interested in the flora and fauna) and the one in gatlinburg would
> probably be more appealing to the general public (especially kids and those
> with no interest, just looking for a different way to pass an afternoon in a
> town known for its tourist attractions). for what its worth, my first free
> weekend will be in chatt. and not in gatlinburg.
> cameron in AL

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