OdySea Aquarium Coming to Arizona

Francis YupangcoBy Francis Yupangco 4 years ago
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[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=52_1p3KOEr0&w=560&h=315] Scottsdale, Arizona will be getting a fantastic new aquarium. OdySea Aquarium is in the works to open in July of 2016. Upon completion, the 14 acre Aquarium will be the largest aquarium in the Southwest. It will be over 200,00 square feet and hold up to 2 million gallons of water. A literal oasis in the desert! Aquarium visitors will get the chance to get up close and personal with marine life as they travel through large acrylic tunnels with floor to ceiling views of the shark tank. Another must see exhibit will be a room showcasing 500 phosphorescent flashlight fish. Opening day cant come soon enough.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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