Shark Mystique Aquarium Opens At Ocean Park In Hong Kong

Francis YupangcoBy Francis Yupangco 4 years ago
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[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SyVktvkzdkY&w=560&h=315] While the US has nearly reached its capacity to build profitable, mega aquariums, such as Georgia, Monterey, and Shedd. Asia is just beginning its mega aquarium building boom.  Shark Mystique has just opened at the ginormous Ocean Park in Hong Kong. The Aquarium houses 100’s of different species of sharks in multiple levels and is touted as one of the largest shark aquariums in Asia. The exhibit also feature interactive games that encourage visitors to learn more about these amazing animals and also to promote shark conservation. An important point to get across considering Asia’s market for Shark Fins. With Asia’s appetite for large attractions still booming, we can expect more facilities to be built. MORE

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Francis is a marine biologist with an MBA and over 20 years of professional aquarium experience. Francis is the former Aquatic Development Manager at Hagen USA., makers of Fluval brand aquarium products. He co-stars on Nat Geo WILD’s reality TV series Fish Tank Kings where he is the resident “Fish Geek” and was Director of Marketing at Living Color Aquariums. He is an avid explorer having visited over 45 countries and lived in 7. At 17, he was among the youngest aquarists ever hired by the Vancouver Aquarium, where he worked for 7 years. His aquatic biology experience ranges from larval fish rearing to the design, construction and operational management of renowned public aquariums around the world. Francis is currently head of marketing at the world’s largest vertically integrated fish farming company.

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