Nha Trang Oceanography Institute
Nha Trang Oceanography Institute is located in Cau Da, Nha Trang city, Khanh Hoa province. It is a research institute for marine flora and fauna. Here, you can see more than 20,000 specimens and 4,000 species of marine. These specimens have been collected and preserved for many years. Besides, there are glass tanks that contain well-raised live specimens.
Nha Trang Oceanography Institute is located in the system of specialized research institutes of the Vietnam National Center for Natural Science and Technology. In addition to the purpose of majoring in oceanography, Nha Trang Oceanography Institute is also one of the famous places to visit in the city. Founded in 1923 by the French, Khanh Hoa was selected as the center for construction due to its optimal location, so this place was chosen to build an ocean research institute in Indochina. The coastal waters of Khanh Hoa province are among the deepest in Vietnam, not far from international waters.
Visited the Oceanographic Institute of Nha Trang, you will have the opportunity to visit, explore and admire the more than 4,000 specimens of marine species. Furthermore, visitors can have the most accurate view of the South China Sea where there is a large reserve of precious minerals and resources. This will remind everyone to raise their awareness of protecting the sovereignty of the sea, islands and environmental landscape.
The museum is divided into several areas including area for domesticated marine life; artificial mangroves; large marine life samples (whales); natural disaster area; intangible resources; oceanographic research equipment… There has also built an exhibition area “Marine Resources Paracel Islands – Truong Sa” (2011). This area serves to propagate knowledge about resources and environment of the Sea – Islands of Vietnam. On that basis, it serves the purpose of educating the community on security and sovereignty over the Sea and Island.
This is a reliable place for researchers to work and study. In addition, this is also the place where visitors come to expand their knowledge about Vietnam’s territorial space, Vietnam’s marine resources and environment … It is hoped that after visiting this area, many new ideas will arise.