Come meet our fish, and our scientists! Our working aquarium gives you an up-close experience with a variety of marine animals and fish, including two touch tanks and a 135,000 gallon shark habitat. You can also witness scientific research—as it happens—in viewable working laboratories. Be sure to say “Hi” to some of our star residents like manatees Hugh and Buffett, and the newest residents: North American river otters Huck, Pippi and Jane! More than 100 species of marine life call Mote their home, and you are more than welcome to meet them all.