Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium

Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium / Okinawa Churaumi Akuariom Suizokukan is one of the most famous and largest in the world. Many visitors from abroad come here to enjoy the beauty akuarim.
The Aquarium is located at Ocean Expo Park, northwest of Okinawa, Japan. This aquarium is an aquarium and second largest in the world after the opening of the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta in 2005.

Okinawa Churaumi aquarium exhibiting marine biologist living on coral reefs, deep sea, and the Kuroshio current flowing across the Japanese archipelago. Of the total 77 tank aquarium, the largest tank called the Kuroshio Sea Aquarium that can hold 7500 m³ of water (length 10 m, width 35 m, depth 27 m). From behind acrylic glass aquarium walls as high as 8.2 m, 22.5 m wide, 60 cm thick, and weighs 135 tons, visitors can see some 70 species of fish, including whale sharks, sharks, and manta rays as the main attraction . Other aquarium at Shark Research Laboratory contains bull sharks and tiger sharks. There is a moment that makes the aquarium is becoming increasingly popular, the birth of manta rays in the Kuroshio Sea Aquarium in June 2007, which is the first event in the world. However, juveniles are born with a body width of 1.9 m is only survive for four days from birth. The second birth of manta rays that occurred in June 2008, followed by a third manta ray born on June 24, 2009. Both the second and third manta rays in the world who were born in the aquarium.

Here are some of the attractions are available at the pool:

Marine aquarium coral reefs, the Coral Sea Aquarium exhibit 800 colonies of 70 species of coral reef in the aquarium with a capacity of 300 m³.

Sea aquarium, acrylic aquariums glass Churaumi ever recorded Guinness World Records as the world's largest acrylic panel to be defeated by the panel's Dubai Aquarium. In the Kuroshio Sea Aquarium kept three whale sharks.

In the marine aquarium. This aquarium marine fish species in the exhibit, including Etelis carbunculus, Thyrsitoides marleyi and difficult species kept in aquariums.

Tropical Dream Center is a garden of flowers and tropical fruits that are part of the tropical and subtropical botanical garden at Ocean Expo Park. In it there is an orchid in the greenhouse area of ​​14 778 m², greenhouse orchards covering 1263 m².

And show the bottle nose dolphins and false killer whales in Okichan Theater, swimming dolphins (Dolphin Lagoon), pond turtles, manatee aquarium, and artificial beaches called the Emerald Coast.

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