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100 different forms of marine life and 1800 fish and other marine organisms are on view in 1,500,000 litres of sea water, in 32 tanks with 50 viewing points, at the CretAquarium (Thalassocosmos).
It’s the largest aquarium in the southeast
The CreteAquarium has been designed with attention to every detail and its tanks attempt to imitate the marine environment of
The CretAquarium was officially opened in December 2005. It provides its visitors with a special experience, a trip to the underwater world of the
Underlining the relationship between humans and the sea, the CretAquarium aims at reaching out and introducing its visitors to the wonderful world of the sea from which life on our planet evolved and on which all land ecosystems still depend. CretAquarium and “Thalassocosmos” in general will undoubtedly contribute to this realization by providing its knowledge and sharing it with the public through the aquarium while encouraging its visitors to become aware, sensitive and active on issues concerning the marine world.