In order to attract curious tourists during the upcoming tourism year, a ‘fish and environment museum’ has been opened in Lakeside, Pokhara. The Fisheries Research Center has opened the museum at the cost of Rs 600,000. The aquarium built alongside Phewa Lake houses fishes of different species. In lakes and rivers in and around Pokhara, fishes of 35 different species are found. Most of them including those considered endangered are kept in the aquarium of the museum.