Vizhinjam Marine Aquarium, Kovalam
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Vizhinjam Marine Aquarium

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Vizhinjam Marine Aquarium
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About Vizhinjam Marine Aquarium

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    • Entry: Paid
    • Timings - Opening & Closing: Monday - Friday: 9.00 AM - 6.00 PM , Saturday: 9.00 AM - 6.00 PM , Sunday: 9.00 AM - 6.00 PM , Public Holidays: 9.00 AM - 6.00 PM

Vizhinjam Marine Aquarium, which was established in 1997, is situated at Vizhinjam, which is an important fishing port in Kerala. This aquarium showcases the rarest species of invertebrates and ornamental fish in the world. Managed by the Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI), this aquarium houses crabs, squirrelfish, moon wrasse, clownfish and butterfly fish.

Visitors to the aquarium can also see lionfish, giant turtles, surgeonfish, triggerfish, piranhas and sharks. This aquarium has a pearl oyster, which can transform a mould of shell cement into a pearl by using the Image Pearl Production Technique. The aquarium is located around 1.3 km away from Kovalam, near Theatre Junction, and can be reached within 3 minutes.

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  • Best Time:  During Day
  • Length of visit:  1-2hrs
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Athul kumar gupta
  • Athul kumar gupta
  • Lives in Delhi
  • 2 Reviews

"Marvellous environment"

  • 5.50/7
  • Posted 2 months ago
There were many fishes which I never seen in my life, this is one of the best moment. Fishes are too good and also the environment there is marvellous.
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Elias .
  • Elias .
  • Lives in Achhnera
  • 3 Reviews

"Very ineteresting and is a well maintained one"

  • 5.00/7
  • Posted Nov 29, 2014
It is by the side of the Highway hence easily approachable by any body. A large varieties of sea fishes and other creatures. The space is limited it can be expanded further
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