The National Sea Life Centre in Birmingham, England is an aquarium with over 60 displays of freshwater and marine life. The attraction boasts a one million litre ocean tank housing giant green sea turtles, blacktip reef sharks and tropical reef fish. Also featured are seahorses, crabs, lobsters, sharks and sting rays. It was voted Aquarium of the Year and Warwickshire Family Attraction of the Year (despite not being in the current administrative county of Warwickshire) by the Good Britain Guide 2004. ...more on Wikipedia about "National Sea Life Centre (Birmingham)"
The New England Aquarium is a major aquarium located in the city of Boston, Massachusetts. Located directly on the Boston waterfront, the aquarium features several major exhibits along with a number of minor exhibits. ...more on Wikipedia about "New England Aquarium"
The Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium is the world's second largest aquarium and part of the Ocean Expo Park located in Motobu, Okinawa. The main tank holds 7,500-cubic meters of water and features the world's largest acrylic panel measuring 8.2 meters by 22.5 meters with a thickness of 60 centimeters. Whale sharks and manta rays are kept amongst many other fish and plant species in the main tank. ...more on Wikipedia about "Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium"
The Oregon Coast Aquarium is an aquarium in Newport, Oregon. It is perhaps best known for having housed Keiko, the orca from the movie Free Willy from January 1996 until 9 September 1998, when he was shipped to Vestmannaeyjar, Iceland. ...more on Wikipedia about "Oregon Coast Aquarium"
Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan (海遊館 Kaiyūkan, literally "playing in the Sea Pavilion") is one of the largest aquariums in the world. It is located in the ward of Minato in Osaka, Osaka Prefecture, Japan, near the Osaka Bay. ...more on Wikipedia about "Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan"
The Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium is located in Tacoma, Washington, USA on 28 acres (113,000 m²) in Point Defiance Park. It is one of the few to exhibit beluga whales. ...more on Wikipedia about "Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium"
The Santa Monica Pier is located at the foot of Colorado Boulevard in Santa Monica, California and is the city's most famous landmark. ...more on Wikipedia about "Santa Monica Pier"
Sealand of the Pacific was a public aquarium in Oak Bay, a suburb near the city of Victoria, in British Columbia, Canada. It was the site of the fatal 1991 drowning of Keltie Byrne, a part time orca trainer who slipped and fell into the whale pool after a show. The three orcas, Tillikum, Nootka IV, and Haida II, dragged and repeatedly submerged her until she drowned, despite other trainers' efforts to rescue her. ...more on Wikipedia about "Sealand of the Pacific"
The Seattle Aquarium is a public aquarium located on Pier 59 on Seattle, USA's Elliot Bay waterfront. Run by the city, it opened on May 20, 1977. After the closure of Ivar's Aquarium in 1956, the city was at a loss for its major attraction. In 1977, the city opened up its first aquarium, The "'Seattle Aquarium'". ...more on Wikipedia about "Seattle Aquarium"
John G. Shedd Aquarium in Chicago in the United States is the 2nd largest indoor aquarium in the world with 5 million gallons of water and 20,000 fish. The aquarium is surrounded by Museum Campus Chicago, which it shares with Adler Planetarium and the Field Museum of Natural History. The aquarium gets 2 million annual visits. It contains 8,000 animals of 650 species including fish, marine mammals, birds, snakes, amphibians and insects. ...more on Wikipedia about "Shedd Aquarium"
The Tennessee Aquarium is a public aquarium in Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA, that opened its first exhibit in 1992. It has approximately 12,000 specimens, including fish, mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and crustaceans. The aquarium, formerly containing only freshwater specimens, opened a new saltwater building in 2005. This new wing, called the Ocean Journey, contains a butterfly garden and a coral reef tank, among other exhibits. ...more on Wikipedia about "Tennessee Aquarium"
The Deep is a large underwater aquarium situated at Sammy's Point, at the confluence of the Hull and Humber rivers in Hull, England. ...more on Wikipedia about "The Deep (aquarium)"
Tropical fish includes fish found in tropical enviornments around the world, including both fresh water and salt water species. Tropical fish are popular aquarium fish, due to their often bright coloration. ...more on Wikipedia about "Tropical fish"
The Ucluelet Aquarium is a seasonal public aquarium in Ucluelet, a village on the west coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. The aquarium exhibits marine animal and plant life native to the west coast. All of the exhibits have been collected from the nearby Pacific Ocean and released once the summer season is over. After a two year pilot project phase concluded in September 2005, enough support was gained for a permanent aquarium. The permanent facility is set to open in summer 2007 or 2008. ...more on Wikipedia about "Ucluelet Aquarium"
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Underwater Adventures Aquarium is a public aquarium located in the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minnesota. It is home to more than 4,500 sea creatures, including several species of sharks, sea turtles, octopus, lobsters, eels, and gars. ...more on Wikipedia about "Underwater Adventures Aquarium"
uShaka Marine World is an amusement park located in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. It is comprised of 5 sections, uShaka Sea World, uShaka The Phantom Ship, uShaka Wet 'n Wild, uShaka Beach and uShaka Village Walk. uShaka Marine World is the world's fifth largest aquarium with 32 tanks totaling 17,500 cubic meters of water. It is located on the strip of land between the beachfront and the harbour. ...more on Wikipedia about "UShaka Marine World"
The Waikīkī Aquarium is one of the premier marine science institutions in the City & County of Honolulu and the State of Hawai'i. Founded on March 19, 1904, this marine aquarium is the third oldest public aquarium in the United States. Since 1919, the Waikīkī Aquarium has been an institution of the University of Hawai'i System. ...more on Wikipedia about "Waikiki Aquarium"
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