The Great Aquarium – Saint-Malo is an aquarium in Saint-Malo, France. It opened in 1996 and now belongs to the group Compagnie des Alpes, which also owns many other parks in France and Europe. The aquarium houses 11,000 marine animals representing 600 species. It covers 4,000 square metres and holds 2,500,000 litres of water ). 360,000 people visit this site each year making it the second most visited tourist site in Brittany.
The association was created in 2003 at the initiative of the aquarium with some partners such as the city of Saint-Malo. Caution! Sea in Danger aims to sensitize and educate people about dangers that threaten the sea and the shorelines. Its scope extends throughout the Emerald Coast, and they initiate various operations such as cleaning of natural sites, lessons for children during classrooms or participation at the “Ocean world day” established in 1992 by the United Nations.
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