10 days in Japan - 10/29/2022 to 11/7/2022










Day 8-Hiroshima




Day 5- Aquarium continuation-11/2/22

The Pacific Ocean is the largest Ocean on earth, covering almost 1/3 of its surface.  The water of the Pacific is constantly circulating from the equator to both polar regions.

This area is the marine life in several habitats comprising of 27 tanks in 16 main exhibits with a total volume of 10,941 tons of water.

Pacific Ocean tank


A dolphin swimming in the Pacific Ocean tank, the biggest tank in the aquarium


Sharks resting in the bottom of the tank.


Tuna and Devil ray.


Giant Devil ray is currently listed as endangered mostly due to bycatch mortality in unrelated fisheries.



Scallopped Hammerhead shark


Hammerheads are found worldwide in warmer waters along coastlines.




Whale shark


The Whale shark is a slow-moving and the largest fish in the sea, reaching lengths of 40 feet or more.



Bluefin Tuna found in southern hemisphere waters of all the world's ocean.



Giant grouper swimming with a whale shark.




Chilean Rocks tanks with a ton of anchovies swimming around.


Japanese Sardine and anchovies


More anchovies swimming around.


The giant Kelp Forest tank


Squid in the Giant Kelp Forest


Giant grouper


Porcupine fish also commonly called blowfish.



Japanese Trench tank with Japanese spider crab.


Cook Strait tank with sea tortoise.


Jelly Fish


More Jelly fish.


A ringed seal swimming above our heads.

The ringed seal is a relatively small seal, rarely greater than 1.5 m in length, with a distinctive patterning of dark spots surrounded by light gray rings, hence its common name



There were at least 5 0r 6 divers in the Pacific tank, cleaning and scrubbing


We are now on our way out.  View of Osaka bay from inside the aquarium.



NEXT.... Day 5- Dinner at Tsurugyu





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