Kiel Ostsee Aquarium

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Kiel has a small aquarium that is a side activity of an ocean research centre. It is along the promenade near where large cruise ships moor.

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The entrance door, left centre, leads into a small room with a few tanks of tropical fish.

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There is one large room divided into sections, with marine life common to the area and a few coral reef fish. Herring in the tank to the right.

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An open tank that you can view from the side as well as from the top.

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Flounder in the open tank.

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View of the larger room from the open tank. To the right is a display of deep sea species.

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The deep sea fish species.

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To the left a Pelican eel, or gulper eel, Eurypharynx pelecanoides. To the right a Slender snipe eel, or deep sea duck, Nemichthys scolopaceus.

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View from the inner corner of the large room. The tank to the left has cod.

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Cod Gadus morhua

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Two species of the venomous Great weaver, Trachimus draco.

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There is an outdoor tank with seals. Anyone walking along the piers can watch the feeding.

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