• Department of Fisheries has envisaged establishing the first Oceanarium of the country at Mamallapuram (Chennai) on PPP – Public Private Partnership mode on par with international standards.

  • The Government proposes to house rare fish species, coral reefs, research labs and other entertainment facilities. Replicating an underwater environment with marine species, developing facilities to house the marine living organisms, maintaining sufficient stock for replenishment, providing complete balanced nutrition and feeding schedule, monitoring the water quality continuously.

  • Similar projects will be taken up in important coastal cities and towns for smaller Oceanarium and large aquariums.