The largest underground aquarium in the Indian subcontinent, inaugurated on July 14th, 2007, the Bagh-e-Bahu aquarium in Jammu, is one of the popular attractions. The place is equally popular among locals and tourists because it houses a fantastic collection of marine life.
Fishes in the Bagh e Bahu Aquarium
The awareness center's cum aquarium consists of 24 aquarium caves, where 2 large caves have marine fishes, 13 smaller ones have freshwater fishes, and 9 medium-sized caves have both freshwater and marine fishes. The aquarium displays around 400 varieties of freshwater and marine fish. Some fish species that can be spotted include:
- Sucker catfish
- Shark catfish
- Labeo rohita
- Neon jewel
- Cyprinus carpio
- Bubble eye
- Red shiner
Other Attraction in Bagh e Bahu Aquarium
The center also consists of a museum, a public gallery, a multimedia conference hall, state-of-the-art equipment, and a laboratory. While the aquarium's entrance is shaped like a fish's mouth, the exit is like a fishtail.
Timings : 6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Time Required : 2 - 3 hrs
Entry Fee : INR 5
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