Bristol Aquarium invites visitors to take stock

Our annual stock-take is taking place this weekend (Saturday January 19 to Sunday January 20 2019) with our own version of a ‘fishy census!’

Throughout the weekend, we’re inviting visitors to help spot and record the number of certain species including sharks, rays and seahorses.

Our team will then do an official check and the child who is the most accurate will win a free family membership to visit as many times as they like in 12months.

Hayley Foulkes, Commercial Manager at Bristol Aquarium said: “Every January we officially count our stock numbers and like to invite our visitors to help – its great fun!

“Obviously some creatures are easier to count than others; the rays are usually fairly straightforward because they often come up to the glass to greet you, although there are some that hide and camouflage themselves under the sand!

“Seahorses can be a little tricky because there are so many all clung onto one another and hermit crabs are always something of a guesstimate as it’s difficult to tell which shells are inhabited and which are currently vacant!” she added.

Discounted tickets are available online and we’ll be open 10am until 5pm (last admission 4pm) across the weekend. Come and go as much as you like with your day ticket and most importantly, get involved with us!

Published: 16/01/2019

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