Finding Nemo Dentist Office Fish Tank Animals

Hey everyone!Ocean conservation and marine life expert Jaclyn Friedlander here. Today we’re going to learn about the real animals behind the characters Bloat, Deb, Jacques, and Gurgle from Finding Nemo. All of these animals lived with Gil Bubbles and Peach in the dentist office fish tank in the movie. Ff you want more info on […]

Aquarium scientists help open the STEM-gate for young women

Today, we have a watershed workshop in conjunction with Tennessee American Water and some of the tenth grade girls from Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy. We hope that we can show some of the different aspects of science. You know, sometimes, it can be a little intimidating going into the field. This is a good day […]

How Fish Eat (in SLOW MOTION!) – Smarter Every Day 118

Hey it’s me Destin, welcome back to Smarter Every Day. So as dads, when you go fishing you spend a lot of time thinking about how to get the fish to bite, but you don’t really think about how mechanically the fish do the bite. Does that make any sense? So today on Smarter Every […]

Do Fish Feel Pain? The age old question!

Hey everyone! Ocean conservation and marine life expert Jaclyn Friedlander here and today at the request of Jarrett Sullivan, we are going to talk about weather or not fish feel pain. This is an interesting topic that has been under scientific debate for many years. I did a lot of research on the topic this […]

How Fish Eat Part 2 (SLOW MOTION UNDERWATER!) – Smarter Every Day 119

Hey it’s me Destin, welcome back to Smarter Every Day. So in the last episode of Smarter Every Day we revealed that fish eat by sucking in the water by opening up their mouth and then once they do that they allow the water to exit back behind the operculum by opening up their gill […]

Milking the WORLD’S MOST VENOMOUS FISH! – Smarter Every Day 117

Hey it’s me Destin, welcome back to Smarter Every Day. Sometimes I like to walk around in my yard barefooted, which is awesome until I hit a little sticky weed, which hurts. I’m about to ruin the beach for you. There’s an animal called the stonefish that is the meanest thing that I have ever […]

Do Fish Get Drunk?

Hey everyone! Ocean conservation and marine life expert Jaclyn Friedlander here and today we are going to talk about drunk sea animals. Let’s start with the tiniest ocean creatures, plankton. Plankton: the small and microscopic organisms drifting or floating in the sea or fresh water, consisting chiefly of diatoms, protozoans, small crustaceans, and the eggs […]