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Nausicaá is not only an aquarium; it is also an educational and cultural centre devoted to the oceans, a platform for initiatives designed to protect the sea, a meeting place for professionals, scientists, spokespersons for ocean-related themes, film producers, the public, teachers and schools, as well as numerous players involved in the problems affecting marine life.

Of the 600,000 annual visitors to Nausicaá, 68% are French and 38% foreign (mainly British, Belgian, Dutch and German); 13% of the visitors live on the Côte d’Opale (near Boulogne-sur-Mer); one of every two visitors has already been to Nausicaá at least once; and 30% come in groups, of which 35% are children.Nausicaá is situated at Boulogne-sur-Mer, France’s largest fishing port and also the largest fish processing centre in Europe.