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October Half Term Writing Competition!

Are you ready to dive into some Halloween excitement? Search no more! 🎃👻 We’re delighted to present a thrilling opportunity for all you junior enthusiasts out there: a chance to win an exclusive Junior Annual Pass! 🏆 To seize this spooktacular opportunity, simply submit your entries by emailing us at [email protected] before the bewitching hour … Continued

Everything You Need to Know About Blind Cave Fish

One of the most important senses an animal can have is the ability to see. It helps to navigate space, find food and mate. However, the ability to see isn’t of much use when living in the dark depths of Mexico’s caves, as is the case with the Blind Cave fish. The Blind Cave fish, … Continued

Happy World Octopus Day!

World Octopus Day is an annual celebration that invites us to delve into the mysterious world of octopuses. At Bristol Aquarium, we are excited to join the festivities and offer our visitors a closer look at these extraordinary creatures. This blog will serve as your guide to the wonders of octopuses, focusing on their unique … Continued

Celebrating Fintastic Friday: Advocating for the Protection of Sharks

In the depths of the world’s oceans, a majestic predator glides through the waters, often misunderstood and unfairly feared. Sharks, with their adaptations and crucial role in marine ecosystems, are deserving of appreciation and protection. Fintastic Friday, created by WhaleTimes in 2011, aims to give sharks a voice and raise awareness about the urgent need … Continued

Our new Fish Cam series has landed!

The Fish Cam has landed in our Coral Seas Tunnel! As you’re being mesmerized by the beautiful array of creatures swimming over your head, it’s sometimes easy to miss the finer details. What is the Fish Cam series? The Fish Cam series is a new video film series that hopes to highlight the fish in … Continued

Seahorse Short Film

We hope you enjoy this short film showcasing one of the weirdest groups of fish that inhabit our oceans – seahorses. Learn about some of the features and behaviors that make these creatures so strange, as well as the challenges they face in todays ever threatened marine environment. Filmed in-house around our very own seahorse … Continued

The Prehistoric Ruler of the Sea: The Megalodon

The Megalodon was a brilliant creature that is well known for being the ruler of the sea. This predator is an interesting study, so we wanted to share some facts with you! When and why did the Megalodon become extinct? The earliest megalodon fossils (Otodus megalodon, previously known as Carcharodon or Carcharocles megalodon) date to … Continued

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