Station of Rhodos is in the northernmost
tip of the city and operates as a Museum
and Aquarium as well as a research centre
of the National Centre of Marine Research.
It is the most important marine research
center in Greece.
The aim of the Hydrobiological
Station of Rhodes is the preservation and
display of embalmed and living creatures
of the Mediterranean sea.
In the underground aquarium the visitors
(200.000 per year) can admire:
Specimens of anthozoa
Molluscs (gasteropods & cephalopods)
Species of the crab family
Fish of various families
In the Museum
are also displayed exhibits such as various
kinds of sharks and other fish, sea turtles,
toothed whales, (Odontoceti) and Mediterranean