The newly opened new orles aquarium will soon open to the public.
The newly opened New Orleans Aquarium opened Saturday morning and is the largest aquatic center in the world.
The new aquarium features 1,000 square feet of exhibits and will include live animals from all over the world including the largest freshwater turtle in the United States, the world’s largest shark and the world-class tiger.
The aquarium will also house more than a dozen exotic fish including the world famous giant shark, giant clam, blue sharks and tiger sharks.
It will also feature a dolphin aquarium.
The $300,000 aquarium is the centerpiece of the $2.4 billion James L. Knight Center.
It’s located on the Louisiana State University campus at 5985 New Orleans Avenue.
The Aquarium is scheduled to open to visitors at 8 a.m. Saturday.