Very few aquariums have chosen to present local biodiversity in freshwater. The Besançon Museum is one of them. In 2019, the Citadel Aquarium got a makeover to showcase the river in all the richness and diversity of its flora and fauna. Sponges with arborescent shapes, vaporous jellyfish, extremely rare aprons from the Rhône, bleaks, trout, carp, or even sturgeon and catfish with impressive sizes … No less than 46 aquatic species are highlighted in a new, completely redesigned space and refitted.
Through two large aquariums and several smaller in size, a new eco-systemic approach allows you to understand the mechanisms that shape and balance our waterways, from land to sea, and raise awareness of the interest of their preservation. . At the start of 2020, immersive videos as well as educational modules complete the subject.