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Acquario Mediterraneo dell’Argentario
The Acquario Mediterraneo dell’Argentario (Mediterranean Aquarium of Argentario), founded in 2001, comprises a total of 17 tanks, which hold from 4000 to 20.000 litres of sea water, 50.000 litres in total.
Over 100 Mediterranean species are displayed in realistic habitats from local shorelines to offshore environment, such as: Grouper, Moray, Seahorse, Octopus, Catshark, Dogfish, Lobster, Anthias, Sea bream, Amberjack, Molluscs, Gorgonian, Posidonia and many others.
Also, there is a tropical tank, which was built in 2013, and it shows a coral reef habitat with sea anemones, clown fish, surgeon fish and many others.
A part of the Aquarium is also devoted to underwater photography and to shell and Cetacean bones exhibitions and history of underwater tecnology.
 
Accademia Mare Ambiente
The Accademia Mare Ambiente (A.M.A.) is a non-profit association, which runs the aquarium and the Centro Didattico di Biologia Marina (Educational Centre on Marine Biology). A.M.A.’s members, most of them volunteers, carry out educational activities for students, such as guided tours of the aquarium and laboratory activity on marine biology. They have an active role in Cetacean Rescue and Scientific Research.

 

Hours
See the homepage
 
Admission prices
• Adults: € 5
• Seniors (65 and over): € 2
• Children (5 to 12): € 2
• Disabled people: € 2
• Children (4 and under): Free
 
Guided tours upon request
 
Address
Acquario Mediterraneo dell’Argentario
Lungomare dei Navigatori, 44
58019 Porto Santo Stefano (Grosseto) – Italy
 
For further informations: acquario.argentario@gmail.com
 
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