Dubai Mall Aquarium A Unique Shopping Center

The Dubai Mall is one of the largest and outstanding shopping malls in the world. It is part of the Burj Dubai complex in Dubai. The huge Aquarium Tank in the mall is the centerpiece of the mall. It was set to open on October 30th, 2008. The Aquarium and Discovery Centre is established and functioned by the Oceanis Australia Group. The Mall has an International Standard of Ethics and Animal Welfare Policy in its development.Dubai AquariumDubai Mall Aquarium has the World’s largest Acrylic Panel which is 32.88 meter wide, 8.3 meter high, 750 mm thick and has a weight of 245,614 kg. This acrylic viewing section is greater than Japan’s Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium which is 22.5 meter wide, 8.2 meter high and 600 mm thick. 10 million liters of water is used in the aquarium which is endured by the 750 mm thick acrylic viewing panel.Dubai Mall SharksThe aquarium’s walk through tunnel provides close-encounter experiences with the captivating 33,000 marine animals which include over 400 sharks, rays and other marine life combined on display. There is a lunar cyclic lighting system, which depending on the time of day, changes the atmosphere of the tank. One gets to see dangerous Piranha, playful Otters, Giant Catfish and many more while walking along the Rainforest at the underwater zoo.dubai mall aquarium wallpaperEven before the grand opening of the Aquarium in the Dubai mall, in February 2010 some sharks turned out aggressive and attacked the divers as a result of which 200 sharks were killed. A leak in the aquarium caused this portion of the mall to be shut down and partially evacuated. In response to this disastrous incident, the general manager said, “It is inevitable that aquatic species die—sometimes out of natural causes or out of injuries inflicted by bigger fish species.”

Dubai Mall Aquarium also has a kid-friendly multimedia discovery center. Through audio and video displays and books children can learn more about the marine life.dubai aquarium fish  Dubai mall aquarium little g  dubai mall aquarium  Dubai news image aquarium

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