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We hope you enjoy reading about Bristol Aquarium news, display updates and behind-the-scenes stories. For more information on a particular news story please contact the aquarium office on 0117 929 8929.

Bristol Aquarium's Jake Graham undertaking fishy stock take (1900x1425)

BABY SHARK BOOM AT BRISTOL AQUARIUM

February 9, 2017


BABY SHARK BOOM AT BRISTOL AQUARIUM Aquarists at Bristol Aquarium are celebrating after the birth of 26 baby sharks, with more due to hatch out soon. The tiny sharks, members of the native catshark family, are thriving in a special nursery tank at the aquarium – safely away from the attentions of their larger cousins – […]

ENDANGERED DART FROGS BORN AT AQUARIUM

January 31, 2017


ENDANGERED DART FROGS BORN AT AQUARIUM Delighted aquarists at Bristol Aquarium are celebrating the arrival of dozens of rare phantasmal poison dart frogs – believed to be one of the most toxic amphibians on the planet. The World Conservation Union considers the phantasmal poison frog to be ‘Near Threatened’, which means it is considered to be […]

MERMAIDS’ TAILS AT BRISTOL AQUARIUM

January 27, 2017


Visitors to Bristol Aquarium will be able to come face to face with real life mermaids and sea monsters over the February Half Term Holidays (Feb 11th – 26th). Every day throughout the holidays, the Harbourside attraction’s resident sharks and rays will be joined by a magical mermaid. Visitors can listen to her magical tales […]

BRISTOL AQUARIUM INVITING VISITORS TO TAKE STOCK

January 11, 2017


The annual stock-take is taking place this weekend (Saturday January 14 to Sunday January 15) at Bristol Aquarium with their own version of a ‘fishy census!’ Throughout the weekend, staff at the award-winning aquarium are inviting visitors to volunteer to help spot and record the number of certain species including sharks, rays and seahorses. The […]

AQUARIUM TO HOST CITY PREMIERE OF THE ‘MOST IMPORTANT FILM OF OUR TIME’

January 3, 2017


Bristol Aquarium is to host the premiere of ‘A Plastic Ocean’ on Thursday, 19 January – described as the most important film of our time by Sir David Attenborough. ‘A Plastic Ocean’ is a new feature-length adventure documentary that brings to light the consequences of our global disposable lifestyle. Produced by Bristol-based Jo Ruxton, who […]

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