Monday, November 8, 2010

Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium

Located within the Ocean Expo Commemorative National Government Park in Okinawa, Japan. It is the world's second largest aquarium, behind the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta, in the U.S. Photograph is a long exposure of the large tank that houses The main tank, called the Kuroshio Sea, that holds 7,500 cubic metres of water and features an acrylic glass panel measuring 27 by 74 ft with a thickness of 24 in, the largest such panel in the world when the aquarium was opened. Whale sharks and manta rays are kept alongside many other fish species in the main tank.

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