Ask the Aquarium

10 Amazing Fish You Can Keep as Pets

October 29, 2020


Thinking of building an aquarium at home? Perhaps your youngster is pleading with you to get a goldfish? While there’s nothing wrong with these classic orange tank dwellers, there are so many other amazing species out there you can safely and responsibly keep as pets. Building an aquarium at home is exciting, with a whole […]

From Stingrays to Skates: Exploring Different Ray Species

October 28, 2020


Photo Credit: Ellis Amos One of the most unusual creatures found in the world’s waters, rays make for some highly fascinating marine life. Dating back 150 million years to the Jurassic Period, they’ve certainly learned a thing or two in that time – evolving and developing into the unique animals they are today. Looking to […]

All About the Giant Pacific Octopus

October 12, 2020


The largest species of octopus found in our seas, the average Giant Pacific Octopus measures about 16 feet in length! These incredible deep-sea creatures can be found throughout the North Pacific, from California to Japan, and have captured the imagination of marine biologists all around the world for their striking appearance, incredible intelligence and vivid […]

Ask the Aquarium: Sharks in All Sizes

April 7, 2018


Ask the Aquarium Bristol Aquarium is a centre for education, leisure and entertainment. We share our knowledge of the oceans to inspire the next generation of budding enthusiasts, talking about the fascinating creatures that live in our seas and the issues that they face on a daily basis.

Ask the Aquarium: An Eel-ectric Environment

February 21, 2018


Ask the Aquarium Bristol Aquarium is a centre for education, leisure and entertainment. We share our knowledge of the oceans to inspire the next generation of budding enthusiasts, talking about the fascinating creatures that live in our seas and the issues that they face on a daily basis.

Ask the Aquarium: Where have the anemones gone?

December 9, 2017


Ask the Aquarium Bristol Aquarium is a centre for education, leisure and entertainment. We share our knowledge of the oceans to inspire the next generation of budding enthusiasts, talking about the fascinating creatures that live in our seas and the issues that they face on a daily basis.