About RRC

RRC is dedicated to inspire curiosity, discovery, and learning about the marine environment through its unparalleled researches, collections, exhibitions, and education outreach programs.

The South China Sea Repository & Reference Center (RRC) resides in a special place in Universiti Malaysia Terengganu which is located at Mengabang Telipot, Kuala Nerus, Terengganu. Established in 2004, formerly known as Biodiversity Museum until 2011, then this museum’s name was changed to its current name on 1st April 2012.

RRC features 50,000 lot of specimens that cover all major marine phyla which you never discovered before. The specimens we collected and deposited were mostly by our dedicated researcher, student and educator. There are also a non-marine specimens, some deposited by local people who live close to RRC.


Contact Us

South China Sea Repository & Reference Centre (RRC)

Institute of Oceanography and Environment (INOS)

Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT)

21030 Kuala Nerus

Terengganu, MALAYSIA

Website : rrc.umt.edu.my

Email: rrc@umt.edu.my

Tel: +609-6683747 / 3649

Fax: +609-6692166