The aquarium is basically a fish tank where marine plants, animals and creatures are kept and exhibited through glass or high-strength acrylic. Fish keepers use Aquarium to keep fish, turtles, aquatic reptiles, amphibians and invertebrates with water-dwelling plants.
The Bahu Fort Aquarium in Jammu city has India’s second largest underground aquarium which is called as Bagh-e-Bahu Aquarium. The underground aquarium which is present on the bank of Tawi river is in the list of the largest underground aquarium in the country.
Taraporewala Aquarium is situated on Marine Drive in Mumbai and is one of the oldest aquaria in India. It is a great tourist attraction of this place. The famous aquarium consists of a number of species of marine and freshwater fishes which includes Butterflyfishes, Damselfishes and Angelfishes.
Bangalore Aquarium is the second largest aquarium in India which is situated at the entrance of Cubbon Park. The Aquarium comprises 83 large fish tanks with species on display include eels, angelfish catla and mahseer.
Marina Park and Aquarium in Port Blair is present at the Delanipur and houses a great iety of fishes, corals, shells and different species of marine life.
The Marine Aquarium and Research Centre at Digha were made to start awareness programme about the marine creatures. Marine aquarium gives a distinctive facility to showcase a number of species of saltwater and freshwater marine life.
Nandankanan Zoological Park in Bhubaneswar is one of the most renowned zoos in India and first zoo to join Zoos and Aquariums association. Nandankanan Zoo Aquarium has a collection of fishes and aquatic plants.
The sea world aquarium is situated opposite to Rameswaram Bus stand in Pamban Island and has a fish tank which has a number of sea creatures like octopus, lionfish, Sea squid, Lobsters and Prawns.
The Marine Aquarium and Museum of Ratnagiri is situated at Pethkilla and has some uncommon and unique specimens of Seahorse, Sea cucumbers, Starfish and sea snakes.