Did you know that there are 225 accredited zoos and aquariums in the world? All of these zoos and aquariums are in 7 different countries. The USA has the most zoos and aquariums, with 214.
There are a total of 751,931 animals living in these aquariums and zoos. Have you ever been to the non profit marine nature center affiliated with The Bay Institute? It was opened in 1996 and over 600,000 people visit the aquarium each year.
This is unbelievable that over 20,000 aquatic animals from the San Francisco Bay and nearby waters live in that Aquarium of the Bay. New England Aquarium houses 30,000 animals and they are the global leader in ocean exploration and marine conservation.
[Source: Citypass Aquariums Facts And Figures]