Kori no Suizokukan: Ice Aquarium in Kesennuma, Japan

Kori no Suizokukan: Ice Aquarium in Kesennuma, Japan


The Kori no Suizokukan (Ice Aquarium) in Kesennuma, northeastern Japan, have nearly 450 specimens of sea lives in ice cubes. Some 80 species, including saury, octopuses, crabs, and skipjack, are preserved in lifelike poses in the aquarium is set to minus 20 degrees Celsius (-5F)

its was opened in 2002 in the Uminoichi seafood market, the Ice Aquarium uses flash-freezing technology to preserve fresh fish unloaded in Kesennuma's port on the Pacific Ocean. Inside, the ambient air is a cool minus 5 degrees F (minus 20 C), and guests have to don parkas to keep warm.

Kori no Suizokukan: Ice Aquarium in Kesennuma, Japan

Kori no Suizokukan: Ice Aquarium in Kesennuma, Japan

Kori no Suizokukan: Ice Aquarium in Kesennuma, Japan

Kori no Suizokukan: Ice Aquarium in Kesennuma, Japan

Kori no Suizokukan: Ice Aquarium in Kesennuma, Japan



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