Zoological garden

Gdynia Aquarium is quite an unusual zoo, focused on the aquatic environment. The zoo is enclosed in a single building. In spite of this uniqueness, the aquarium fulfills all the functions of a modern zoo by educational activity, promoting the idea of nature conservation, pursuing broadly defined ecological education and research.

Ocean Literacy

Ocean Literacy means understanding the ocean’s influence on you and your influence on the ocean. The Ocean Literacy Campaign is a wide-ranging, collaborative, and decentralized effort by hundreds of scientists and educators to create a more ocean literate society. The NMFRI Gdynia Aquarium has undertaken the effort to develop this idea in Poland. The ocean covers most of our planet, is the source[…]


According to the World Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) one of the most important factors influencing the reduction of biodiversity on Earth is overexploitation of species by humans. In the early 1970s, a special international agreement was established, called the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES). The[…]