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Aula del Mar Aquarium in Malaga
This museum, inaugurated in 1990, offers the visitor all kinds of flora and fauna from the Alboran Sea and has more than 500 alive specimens of over 100 different species.
In the museum, both the surface available and the equipment have gradually increased over the years, and currently it has over 30.000 litres of water, with a capacity for 50.000. In the museum we’ll find over 1000 species and different rooms, like the sea invertebrates room, the sharks and rays room, the sea vertebrates room with fish, turtles and cetaceans, the man and the sea room, the turtles patio and a screening/projections room.
In the museum we must highlight the presence of two giant squids, a Tiger shark jaw, archaeological remains of amphorae and sea animal moulds. The museum is situated in the centre of Malaga, very near the port and the Muelle Heredia bus station.
This museum features all sorts of marine flora and fauna of the Alboran Sea and contains over 500 live specimens of around 100 different species. They are housed in a large number of aquariums in the museum complex. It is the only centre dedicated to the rescue of endangered sea animals, especially dolphins and sea turtles.
The museum also has exhibits featuring life at sea, containing ships, scale models and fishing tools.
Address: Avenida de Manuel Agustín Heredia, 35.
Telephone: (+34) 952 229 287.
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