Omani Aquarium and Marine Science and Fisheries Centre

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Omani Aquarium and Marine Science and Fisheries Centre
Established 1986
Location Muscat, Oman
Type Marine museum.
Director Ministry of Fisheries, Sultan Qaboos University

Omani Aquarium and Marine Science and Fisheries Centre is an aquacultural museum, located between the Al Bustan Palace Hotel and the Capital Yacht near Sidab Muscat in Muscat Oman.

The museum was established in 1986 and the museum has collaborated with Sultan Qaboos University to increase knowledge and studying of a wide range of marine species with particular emphasis on ecosystem conservation and preservation of endangered species, such as turtles. The aquarium has a wide range rich and unique marine life taken from the 3,165 kilometer coastline.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Aquarium and Marine Science and Fisheries Centre". Omanet.om. Retrieved January 18, 2009.