Explore the fascinating hidden world of the deep sea with its amazing creatures. Kids will enjoy a close-up look at the local fish species and learn about Sharjah’s historic coasts and ports. The Aquarium sheds light on the lively, mysterious, and colorful world of the deep sea. It hosts around 150 incredible species of sea life, including the beautiful clownfish, delicate seahorses, moray eels, sea rays, and reef sharks.
As a settlement, Sharjah has always been linked closely to the water. The Aquarium highlights the importance of the sea in developing the city. Sharjah Aquarium is the first and largest government educational center in the UAE, which opened in 2008, and its located in Al Khan district, off Al Meena Street.
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Sharjah Aquarium spreads awareness about the importance of preserving marine ecosystems, including their amazing creatures, by holding a turtle rehabilitation program, where the husbandry team collects and receives sick/injured sea turtles before releasing them back into the sea after being rehabilitated.
In line with Sharjah Museums Authority’s social responsibility initiative “Because We Care” Sharjah Aquarium is organizing an annual marine environment clean-up campaign that aims to raise environmental protection awareness and instill the values of preserving marine attractions. The campaign also aims to spread awareness about the dangers of marine pollution, which can result from the irresponsible behavior of some individuals.