Shark tunnel at the aquarium
|Date opened||8 September 1995|
|Location||Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain|
|Number of animals||11,000|
|Number of species||450|
|Volume of largest tank||3,700,000 l (980,000 US gal)|
|Total volume of tanks||5,000,000 l (1,300,000 US gal)|
The 35 aquariums at the facility are home to 11,000 animals representing 450 species. The aquarium contains a total of 5,000,000 l (1,300,000 US gal). This includes an ocean tank for sharks, rays and other large fish, which is 36 m (118 ft) in diameter, 5 m (16 ft) deep, contains 3,700,000 l (980,000 US gal) of water and has a 80-meter (260 ft) underwater tunnel. The Aquarium of Barcelona is part of the Aspro Parks.
The aquarium is a member of the Iberian Association of Zoos and Aquaria (AIZA).
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