(Last Updated on : 08-12-2016)
Aquaria in India explore underwater adventure to the mass. These aquaria are renowned places for the marine enthusiasts.
Taraporewala Aquarium, Mumbai
Taraporewala Aquarium was built in 1951 and maintained by the Government of Maharashtra. It houses widespread variety of fresh and marine water fishes including several varieties of coral fishes.
Zoo Aquarium, Nandankanan, Odisha
Aquarium at the Nandankanan Zoological Park in Odisha
is considered to be the largest Zoo aquarium in India. It comprises eleven fresh water and four marine aquariums. The objective of the zoo aquarium is to spread the need of conservation of the aquatic ecosystem.
Marine Aquarium, Digha, West Bengal
The Marine Aquarium is located in Digha
, West Bengal
. This State-Of-The-Art Aquarium is equipped with advanced sea water circulation system and filtration unit. The species in the aquarium are categorized into three divisions.
Sea World Aquarium, Ramanathapuram District, Tamil Nadu
Sea World Aquarium in Rameshawaram of Tamil Nadu can catch a quick glimpse to the tourists. Sea World Aquarium has an extensive variety of underwater creatures in their near natural habitat in the Sea World Aquarium, the only one of its kind in the state. The aquarium is filled with varied marine life including exotic species such as Octopus, Parrot fish, Snake fish, Sea lizard, Sea squid, Lion fish, Cow fish, Fire fish, Rabbit fish, Butter fish, Clown fish, Crabs, Lobsters, Sea Lotus, Prawns, Star Fishes, Beach Tamet, Sea Horses and Sharks. This is quite an eye-opener for young tourists and kids and marine life lovers.
Aquarium, Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar Islands
The aquarium or fisheries museum, near the Andaman Water Sports Complex, is a must watch spot to the tourists who visit Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The aquarium exhibits more than 350 marine species along with rare varieties of coral. The aquarium exhibits marine species that are peculiar to the islands and those found in the Indo-Pacific and Bay of Bengal
Aquarium Bagh- e-Bahu, Jammu and Kashmir
Aquarium Bagh- e-Bahu is designated as the Indias largest underground aquarium. It will amaze both domestic and foreign tourists. The aquarium-cum-awareness centre has 24 aquarium caves including 13 small caves that houses freshwater species, 2 large caves that has marine water fishes and 9 aquariums of medium size for marine as well as fresh water fishes. Aquarium Bagh- e-Bahu exhibits 400 varieties of marine and fresh water fish.
Government Aquarium, Bengaluru
Government Aquarium is located on the busy Mahatma Gandhi
Road stretch in the heart of Bengaluru. The Government Aquarium is run by the Department of Fisheries. The aquarium was opened in 1983 and houses 70 varieties of fishes.
Marine Aquarium and Museum, Ratnagiri
Marine Aquarium and Museum was established in 1985 by the Marine Biological Research Station of Ratnagiri. It is located on the Ratnagiri - Bhagwati Mandir Road, next to Mandavi Beach. Marine Aquarium and Museum is a home to both fresh water and marine water species.
Datda Sea World, Mount Abu, Rajasthan
Datda Sea World in Mount Abu is a hill aquarium of Rajasthan that amazes its visitors with the wide collection of fishes and sea shells. It is recognized as the largest aquarium in India. Datda Sea World comprises more than 100 small aquariums. The aquarium has a wide variety of fishes imported from Netherlands, Singapore, US, Kenya, Pakistan and many other countries.
Marine Aquarium, Chennai
Marine Aquarium is located on the Santhome High Road. It is housed at the Marine Biological Station within the grounds of Zoological Survey of India. It houses 18 glass fronted tanks with a myriad collection of marine animals.