Kiel Ostsee Aquarium
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.
The entrance door, left centre, leads into a small room with a few tanks of tropical fish.
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.
An open tank that you can view from the side as well as from the top.
Flounder in the open tank.
View of the larger room from the open tank. To the right is a display of deep sea species.
The deep sea fish species.
To the left a Pelican eel, or gulper eel, Eurypharynx pelecanoides. To the right a Slender snipe eel, or deep sea duck, Nemichthys scolopaceus.
View from the inner corner of the large room. The tank to the left has cod.
Cod Gadus morhua
Two species of the venomous Great weaver, Trachimus draco.
There is an outdoor tank with seals. Anyone walking along the piers can watch the feeding.