Neosho National Fish Hatchery

The U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Neosho National Fish Hatchery is the oldest continuously running fish hatchery in the United States, and has produced over 130 species of cold, cool, and warm water fish since it was established in 1888. Tenji built and installed four aquarium exhibits and life support systems (LSS) for the hatchery's new Visitor’s Center, which introduces visitors to the history and the biology behind the hatchery’s operation.  Tenji’s design elements include:   tying the building’s geothermal system to the chiller (a LEED design); using energy efficient pumps and UV units throughout the LSS; and building a pop-up bubble for viewing, to appeal to both children and adults alike.

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Client Type
  • Public Aquarium
  • Science Museum
  • Children's Museum
  • Fish Hatchery
  • Education Center
  • Research Laboratory

Exhibit Type
  • Habitat
  • Jewel Tank

Project Type
  • Design
  • Build

Water Type
  • Freshwater