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About the Research Center

What We Do

  • Exhibited Animal Breeding ResearchThe Hanwha Marine Biology Research Center is doing its utmost to enhance the welfare of exhibited animals by conducting research on health management and disease control.
  • Animal Reproduction Research for species conservationWe conduct research on the re-creation of natural habitats and artificial propagation for preserving endangered species.
  • Educational ProgramsWe provide educational programs and information for visitors to learn about the importance of marine ecosystems.
  • Special ExhibitionsWe plan special exhibitions based on our research activities and develop exhibition content to allow visitors to participate in the preservation of marine ecosystems.
  • PR and PromotionsThrough our PR campaigns and promotions, the aquarium and visitors can be involved together in many activities to preserve marine ecosystems.
  • Network MembershipWe organize an international symposium, participate in international and domestic aquarium conferences, and have signed MOUs with marine institutions and universities.
  • Research BusinessWe conduct joint-research with international and domestic marine institutions and universities on marine ecosystems, release, and breeding of marine animals.
  • Contributions to the Local CommunityWe contribute to the preservation of the local marine environment by revitalizing tourism with our aquarium and through joint research with local institutions.
  • Training Marine Life SpecialistsWe train personnel specialized in marine life by providing aquarium field experience and teaching basic knowledge about marine life.

About the Research Center

Aqua Planet 63

  • - Hanwha Marine Biology Research
    Center branch institute
  • - Designated as Ex-situ
    Conservation Institute
  • - Capacity : 1,000 tons
  • - Exhibited Animals : About 250
    species, 30,000 animals

Aqua Planet Jeju

  • - Hanwha Marine Biology Research
    Center branch institute
  • - Designated as Ex-situ Conservation
    Institute and a rescue and rehabili
    tation center for marine animals
  • - Operates the Marine Animal Medical
    Center
  • - Capacity: 10,800 tons
  • - Exhibited Animals: About 400
    species 60,000 animals

Aqua Planet Yeosu

  • - Hanwha Marine Biology Research
    Center headquarter
  • - Designated as Ex-situ Conservation
    Institute and a rescue and rehabilitation
    center for marine animals
  • - Capacity : 6,030 tons
  • - Exhibited Animals : About 350
    species 55,000 animals

Aqua Planet ilsan

  • - Hanwha Marine Biology Research
    Center branch institute
  • - Designated as Ex-situ
    Conservation Institute
  • - Capacity: 4,300 tons
  • - Exhibited Animals: About 360 species 50,000 animals