Marine Aquarium of the Zoological Survey of India
10:00 am to 6:00 pm (All days of the weak except Tuesday)
No entry fee (Free)
State Highway 57, Old Digha Main Road, Purba Medinipur, West Bengal 721428, India
Marine Aquarium of the Zoological Survey of India Overview
MARC- Marine Aquarium and Regional Centre is located within an area of 6.5 acres on the Foreshore Road of Digha town, this is a major tourist attraction for all Digha visitors. This is one of the 16th regional centres of Zoological Survey of India under Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India. And also it has the largest inbuilt aquarium in India.
The museum houses more than 500 marine species, including fishes, sea snakes, molluscs, corals, crabs, prawns, lobsters, echinoderms, horse-shoe crabs etc. It displays various awareness posters related to marine life, marine biodiversity and conservation. It will help the students and public in raising awareness about marine biodiversity conservation’s as well as serve as a platform for the students having interest on marine biology from all over India.