Okinawa’s Kuroshio Sea, 2nd Largest Aquarium Tank in the World

Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium in Japan, by Jon Rawlinson, a producer, camerman, and editor from Vancouver.

The main tank called the “Kuroshio Sea” holds 7, 500-cubic meters (1, 981, 290 gallons) of water and features the world’s second largest acrylic glass panel, measuring 8.2 meters by 22.5 meters with a thickness of 60 centimeters. Whale sharks and manta rays are kept amongst many other fish species in the main tank.

(via kottke.org)


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