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Re: Native plants/fish
> From: Oliver D Wong <gt5071c at prism_gatech.edu>
> Subject: Re: Native plants/fish
> Have you checked out the Tennessee Aquarium in Chattanooga? Last time I
> was there, 8 months ago, they had several exhibits on the native fish of
> the Southeast. I can't recall what species were in there now. The
> docents that I talked to seemed quite knowledgeable. However, it is
> difficult to talk to them during the weekend/holiday crowds. I don't know
> if they have a website or not.
They do have a website. You'd never guess it, though!
www.tennis.org is the address. I also have some Snappy-ized pictures
from my trip there available on my web page at
I visited in early August, 1997, and found it a great place to see
native (and non-native) fish and amphibians--and turtles, the special
emphasis at the time. There weren't a lot of plants, however.
John Pitney pitney at uiuc_edu