SpotAquamarine Fukushima

"Recently new aquariums have been built all over Japan and attract many visitors. Aquamarine Fukushima does not present any shows like other aquariums. The idea behind Aquamarine Fukushima is to precisely reproduce the natural aquatic environment. The aquarium's building is all covered by glasses and has a unique design. The theme of the aquarium is ""The Sea of Current Crossing Points,"" as the Black current and Oyashio current cross in the Pacific Ocean offshore from Fukushima. Aquamarine Fukushima is the only aquarium with a species of fish named saury, live on display in the world. The biology of saury is still relatively unknown and capturing saury alive without harm is very difficult. After much effort and study, Aquamarine Fukushima is the first and only aquarium in the world to have a successful breeding program. Living seaweed and sea plants are on display, such rare presentations hold high educational value for visitors.

Note: A survey team of the Aquamarine Fukushima succeeded filming a living coelacanth off Indonesia on May 30th, 2006. It was the only the second time in the world the species has been filmed alive and a Japan-first to successfully film a live coelacanth."

Aquamarine Fukushima

Access

15 min by bus from JR Izumi Sta.

Address

50, Tatsumi cho, Onahama, Iwaki city, Fukushima

住所

福島県いわき市小名浜字辰巳町50

TEL

0246-73-2525 

Related Spots

Aquamarine FukushimaSardines, bonitoes and tuna swim in a huge tank under the theme of converging warm and cold current... Read

OnahamaThe sea adjacent to Iwaki is where warm and cold currents converge and is a good place to fish. Var... Read

Spa Resort HawaiiansYou can enjoy Polynesian dance shows that take place everyday, five hot spring theme parks, and a l... Read

Recommended Restaurant

Recommended Destinations

Recommended Event

AD

Copyright © 2000-2012 FINEX Co., Ltd.