Crimea, Alushta Aquarium
Alushta has long and is considered the “Pearl of the Crimea”, and many people like to spend their holidays in Alushta. which gives them a positive experience and remembered for a lifetime. Alushta popularity due to the fact that this is not just a nice seaside resort, but also a city that has a rich history and many attractions, and one of the most striking of these is the Alushta Aquarium. The collection of marine and freshwater fish and other inhabitants of the underwater world, provided there is considered to be the largest in Ukraine.
Alushta aquarium – a unique museum where the exhibits collected as the inhabitants of the underwater world of Alushta. The organizers of the exhibition, created in 2003, became the young professionals who are united in their field enthusiast Victor Zhilenko. First exposition was located in one room, and in it were presented to the fish that live in the Black and Azov Seas. But every year the exhibition has evolved and expanded, and after a year and a half Alushta aquarium was the biggest aquarium on the coast of the Crimea. After another two years of exposure and complements a rare collection of sea coral and shells brought from around the world. This collection became the foundation on which, in Alushta aquarium was a museum of the underwater world. The exhibits are brought to him from all over the planet’s seas and oceans – the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian
Oceans, the Mediterranean, the Red and the Black Sea.
In Alushta aquarium today four rooms where you can see more than two hundred and fifty species of fish from all over the Earth. In addition, in the Alushta aquarium includes a museum, where the exhibits are coral and shells, also from around the world. Going inside the aquarium, visitors enter into the underwater fairy tale, which has its own story and its characters. The first room is made in the form of a Crimean caves, and it is equipped in the middle of a large outdoor swimming pool. Here you can admire the variety of the inhabitants of Black and Azov Seas, including many species of fish and other inhabitants of the underwater world – mullet, sea horse, sea cow, sea dragon, sea cock, sea sculpin and others.
Visiting the second and third halls, tourists will see exotic freshwater fish from around the world. Here there is a bloodthirsty piranhas Natterer tropical snakehead who breathe air, and the African lungfish protopterus that drought is saved by the fact that digs deep into the mud, and there currently is building a cocoon of mucus, falling into hibernation until the rainy season. The aquarium is also home to huge catfish lepisosteus Indian fish-knife, freshwater stingrays and many other amazing inhabitants of the underwater world, including aquatic turtles and crocodiles.
Fish in Alushta aquarium
The most striking and beautiful – the fourth hall where the stunning Red Sea fish, as well as the Indian and the Pacific Rim. They immediately attract the attention of gorgeous and bright colors. Visitors fascinating flowing movements lionfish, grace is very deceptive – a shot of her fins very dangerous. Here are a few types of moray eels, including honey, reef sharks, sea turtles and even an octopus-predictor Pavlik. His name that he received after the German octopus-oracle, which is known for having predicted the results of the crucial football matches.
The number of inhabitants of Alushta Aquarium is constantly growing, as they are actively multiplying. In recent years, it was born here about eighty Nile crocodiles, Cayman dozen turtles and so on. And especially had a good experience at the Aquarium fishes breeding Chin Chin and Garra Rufa, who first bred in Europe in the conditions of the aquarium. These nimble little fish is also called fish-doctor, because they gently cleanse the skin by dermatological diseases, making it delicate and gentle.
While on holiday in Alushta. you should definitely visit the Alushta Aquarium photos which do not reflect the beauty of the underwater world – it’s worth a look just live. Visit it would be a fascinating journey into the underwater world of rivers, lakes, seas and oceans which will delight both adults and children. Alushta Aquarium ticket price which is 80 hryvnia for adults and 40 hryvnia – for children, available to all, and the local guides will try to make his visit was interesting and informative, telling a lot of new and exciting.