Aquarium Pula, Pula

Aquarium Pula, Pula

Aquarium Pela is a large aquarium with hundreds of fish species from both saltwater and freshwater environments. The aquarium is located in Fort Verudela. The fort was built in 1886 as a protective fortress for the city. It is on the Register of Protected Cultural Heritage of the Republic of Croatia.

There are four main exhibits at Aquarium Pela. The Adriatic exhibit is divided by the different ecological areas of the sea. These include the tides, the open sea, the coralligenous and precoralligenous, the sea floor, the sea grass, the rocky areas and the deep sea.

The Mediterranean exhibit includes groupers, moray eels, lobsters, crabs, sea anemones and the ornate wrasse. The tropical freshwater exhibit has such creatures as piranhas and caimans. The tropical marine exhibit is the home of the aquarium's sharks, rays, razorfish, clownfish and seahorses.

Aquarium Pela is open seven days per week. It opens at 9 AM with closures that vary from 3 PM to 9 PM depending on the time of year. Visitors must purchase tickets but children under age three are free.

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Sight Name: Aquarium Pula
Sight Location: Pula, Croatia (See walking tours in Pula)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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