Shanghai Ocean Aquarium

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Shanghai Ocean Aquarium
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Shanghai Ocean Aquarium
Date opened2002[1]
LocationShanghai, China
Coordinates31°14′33″N 121°29′50″E / 31.242554°N 121.49717°E / 31.242554; 121.49717Coordinates: 31°14′33″N 121°29′50″E / 31.242554°N 121.49717°E / 31.242554; 121.49717
Land area20,500 m2 (221,000 sq ft)[2]
No. of species>450[2]
Volume of largest tank2,200 m3 (580,000 U.S. gal)[1]
Total volume of tanks4,900 m3 (1,300,000 U.S. gal)[1]
Annual visitorsone million[2]
Websitewww.sh-aquarium.com/en/html/index.aspx

The Shanghai Ocean Aquarium (Chinese: 上海海洋水族馆) is a public aquarium located in Shanghai, China.

Designed by Advanced Aquarium Technologies, the aquarium includes a 168-meter (551 ft) tunnel that takes visitors through a coastal reef, open ocean, a kelp cave, shark cove, and a coral reef, and is one of the longest such tunnels in the world.[1] The aquarium takes visitors through several exhibit "zones," including China Zone, South America Zone, Africa Zone, etc.[3]

History[edit]

Animals[edit]

Ducks in Shanghai Ocean Aquarium

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Shanghai Ocean Aquarium". advanced-aquariums.com. Advanced Aquarium Technologies. Archived from the original on 4 March 2012. Retrieved 17 March 2012.
  2. ^ a b c "Knowing SOA". sh-aquarium.com. Shanghai Ocean Aquarium. Retrieved 17 March 2012.
  3. ^ "SOA WEB STATION". www.sh-aquarium.com. Retrieved 2017-06-08.

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