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Western Canada

Kaart Western Canada

1. Vancouver Aquarium
2. Ucluelet Aquarium
3. Pacific Rim National Park Reserve - Tofino
4. Cave and Basin National Historic Site - Banff
5. Vermilion lakes - Banff

1. Vancouver Aquarium

This aquarium in Stanley Park, Vancouver opened in 1956.

Vancouver aquarium Entrance Vancouver Aquarium.
Vancouver aquarium Fauna and flora of the British Columbia coast.
Vancouver aquarium
Vancouver aquarium Pomaulax gibberosus, which occurs along the west coast of North America from California to Alaska.
Vancouver aquarium Mytilus californianus, a mussel found along the entire west coast of North America.
Vancouver aquarium
Vancouver aquarium
Vancouver aquarium

2. Ucluelet Aquarium

This small aquarium in Ucluelet on Vancouver Island is a catch and release aquarium. Animals are caught in the spring and released again at the end of the tourist season.

Ucluelet Aquarium The interior of the aquarium with a number of touch pools, a large aquarium on the right with a number of smaller aquariums behind it.
Ucluelet Aquarium
Ucluelet Aquarium
Ucluelet Aquarium Pomaulax gibberosus.
Ucluelet Aquarium Pomaulax gibberosus.
Ucluelet Aquarium
Ucluelet Aquarium Pomaulax gibberosus.
Ucluelet Aquarium
Ucluelet Aquarium Pomaulax gibberosus.
Ucluelet Aquarium
Ucluelet Aquarium Peltodoris nobilis.
Ucluelet Aquarium Pomaulax gibberosus.

3. Pacific Rim National Park Reserve - Tofino

This nature reserve on the west coast of Vancouver Island has a cool and humid climate.

Terraria
Terraria Ariolimax columbianus
Terraria Ariolimax columbianus
Terraria Ariolimax columbianus
Terraria
Terraria Ariolimax columbianus

4. Cave and Basin National Historic Site - Banff

The hot spring in Cave and Basin National Historic Site has been known for years. For a long time you could bathe in the warm water. This is the only place for the Banff Springs snail, Physella Johnsoni, to occur.

Terraria
Terraria
Terraria
Terraria Physella johnsoni
Terraria Physella johnsoni
Terraria

5. Vermilion lakes - Banff

Vermillion lakes is a series of 3 lakes just outside of Banff in the Bow River valley. The reflection of Mount Rundle in the lakes makes for a beautiful sunset.

Terraria
Terraria Lymnaea stagnalis en Planorbarius sp.
Terraria Lymnaea stagnalis en Planorbarius sp.