There is a lot happening in the Gdynia Aquarium. Not only exhivitions are changing. Our educators are preparing a wide range of events for families with children and activities for groups of any age. Find out what events you can attend in the near future.
This family includes 121 species living mostly in warm marine waters near coral reefs, sometimes brackish as well as freshwater ecosystems. They have a strong jaw with 4 teeth, which facilitates the crushing of hard shelled crustaceans. The fins are poorly developed. They reach a length of up to 90 cm. When they feel threatened,[…]
It resembles a clownfish (Amphiprion ocellaris), which is probably one of the best known fish bred in the aquariums. It has a white belt that runs across the body just behind the eye. It lives at the depths of 1 to 12 m.
This freshwater fish in natural conditions usually has less coloration, but most are light orange and orange-red. Males have a distict hump on the forehead, which indicates the age and position of the individual. They reach size of 25 cm. Couples carefully guard their eggs and later offspring. While the female always remains near them,[…]
It lives in the warm waters of the Indian Ocean on coral reefs, mostly in shallow waters of 1 to 25 m. It reaches a length of about 30 cm. It occurs both in flocks as well as alone. It feeds on benthic plants.
Young individuals are lemon yellow, while adults are orange, with red spots around the gill cover. They live in warm waters of coral reefs and lagoons at depths of 5 to 40 m.
It comes from the Indo-Pacific. Lives near the coral reefs and at the rocky bottom at a depth of 5 to 50 m. It reaches a length of about 50 cm. It feeds on fine zooplankton.
Brown butterflyfish is known for that as an adult it has red tail fin which stands out from brown-gold body. Despite its peaceful nature it can become very shy if will be keeping with aggressive fishes.
Threadfin butterflyfish is in the wild very calm fish, which is an object of underwater photos. Signs for that are: length (to approximately 23 cm), elegant appearance and bold personality. When it’s adapted to live in the aquarium, and it lasts quite short time, it makes a spectacular show.
Raccoon Butterflyfish is easily recognized by the black mask, by what it’s often called racoon. During the day, in the wild usually stays hidden, while at night it’s looking for food. It’s relatively large eyes are effect of adaptation for nocturnal lifestyle.
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The Gdynia Aquarium presents animals from warm and cool seas and interesting freshwater species from all over the world. You can get familiar with our local fauna. We pay special attention to interesting water creatures and education concerned with the world of nature hidden under the water.
Centrum Edukacji Akwarium Gdyńskiego proponuje szeroką paletę zajęć o środowisku wodnym. Nasze zajęcia dotyczą oceanografii, biologii, geologii i chemii morza oraz ochrony środowiska. Dysponujemy szerokim zapleczem dydaktycznym. Zajęcia przystosowane są do możliwości grup, które nas odwiedzają.
Zajęcia w Akwarium dofinansowane są przez Urząd Miasta Sopot, Urząd Miasta Gdynia oraz Ministerstwo Administracji i Spraw Wewnętrznych. By dowiedzieć się z jakich zajęć można skorzystać bezpłatnie, zapoznajcie się z naszymi projektami edukacyjnymi.
Akwarium Gdyńskie jest częścią instytucji naukowej, jaką jest Morski Instytut Rybacki - Państwowy Instytut Badawczy. Naszą misją jest nie tylko prezentowanie gatunków zwierząt wodnych z całego świata, ale również przekazywanie wiedzy o środowisku wodnym i promowanie wyników badań naukowców MIR-PIB.