In Vladivostok, on the island of Russian, the construction of the oceanarium is underway, the total volume of which is almost 25 thousand. tons of water. It will consist of two pools of 7 thousand tons each, which is evenly a volume of 120 tanks of railway transport.
Tunnel manufacturing material – acrylic glass 60 cm thick. From a glass tunnel, audience will be able to observe about 500 species of marine inhabitants – fish, marine animals, mammals and even birds. The tunnel will have a 70-meter length and a width of 2.5 meters, a moving track will be designed in it.
Scientific activity will be conducted in the oceanarium, and spectacular-educational excursions and events will be held.
9.5 billion has already been allocated for the construction of the aquarium. rub. According to the head of the Directorate for the construction of the oceanarium under the Administration of the President of the Russian Federation Andrey Poplavsky, these funds are not enough to complete the construction, which is scheduled for 01.09.year 2013.
Due to the fact that the estimate did not include the cost of scenery, models, equipment in the amount of 4.7 billion. rub., now you need to find additional sources of funds.