Porto Pim Aquarium
Besides its educational mission, the Porto Pim Aquarium also serves as a transfer station for live fish and a rescue center for sea life. The main tank is full of rescued creatures, with the sea turtle grabbing the most attention. Visits are by appointment only; the guide will talk you through the common coastal species, as well as those dwelling along the continental shelf adjacent to the archipelago.
By Nelson Carvalheiro, AFAR Local Expert