Vizhinjam Marine Aquarium is one of the must-visit tourist attractions in Kovalam. The place lies closer to Kovalam and is one of the fishing harbors which is busy throughout the day. The aquarium is officially named Sagarika Marine Research Aquarium and is home to many rare marine animals including squirrelfish, moon wrasse, and many ornamental fishes that attract sightseers. One of the prominent Kovalam Sightseeing Places, the Vizhinjam Marine Aquarium is an exciting holiday spot for vacationers. Sea explorers get a wonderful opportunity to learn about marine life. The aquarium is also famous as a center for Image Pearl Production. A shell cement is attached to a pearl oyster and after 3 months a pearl is produced.
The aquarium managed and maintained by the Central Marine Fisheries Institute is a perfect spot to learn about aqua-life.