Life of Rays Guide

July 17, 2019

Learn all about rays and stingrays with our Life of Rays Guide!

Final goodbye to much loved Californian Leopard Shark

May 21, 2019

Bristol Aquarium is sad to report its resident Californian Leopard Shark, Georgie has passed away this week. The Leopard Shark (Triakis semifasciata) was 1.5metre long, and a popular tropical shark to the Aquarium’s staff, members and daily visitors.

H2WOAH: 10 Amazing Facts About Water You Need to Know

May 16, 2019

You may know that water is the one resource we can’t live without, but there’s actually a whole lot more to water than you may suspect. Even though water deserves celebration every day, we’ll take this occasion to give a shout-out to this incredible compound that gives us life and sustains our planet.

Call out for unwanted toys for octopus training!

May 10, 2019

Bristol Aquarium is asking the public for donations of unwanted hard plastic toys for their giant Pacific octopus to play with to increase her mental stimulation.

10 Amazing Jellyfish Facts for Kids

April 29, 2019

Is your little one obsessed with jellyfish? We can relate. Jellyfish are among the most intimidating and intriguing creatures of the marine world, so there’s no surprise that kids and adults alike find them endlessly fascinating.

Guest Blog

April 24, 2019

We recently collaborated with myhotelbreak.com on why their guests should visit us here at Bristol Aquarium. Find out what they discovered in this guest blog edition: Bristol is one of the most popular city breaks anywhere in the UK. When visiting next we highly recommend adding the Bristol Aquarium to your itinerary.

Celebrate Your 10th Birthday at Bristol Aquarium

April 9, 2019

Celebrate Your 10th Birthday at Bristol Aquarium: Competition T&Cs Make your child’s birthday one to remember with a party at Bristol Aquarium!

Biocontrol Bugs in the Urban Jungle

April 5, 2019

In our botanical house, we try to stay away from using nasty pesticides to look after our plants. Instead, we rely on biological controls – using predatory insect species to eat our pests for us in a more natural way.

Could you observe fifty hours of fish footage for science?

March 19, 2019

Bristol Aquarium discovers how Artificial Floating Islands can help create habitats for fish Bristol Aquarium is currently hosting a PhD Experiment on Artificial Floating Islands (AFIs). The experiment aims to discover how AFIs are utilised by native fish in a controlled environment.

Bristol’s Pirate History

February 19, 2019

Bristol’s bloodthirsty history of piracy… Bristol and the South West was home to some of the most famous and ruthless pirates in the world. They terrorised our busy ports, ruled the high seas, and struck fear into the hearts of sailors and battle-hardened Royal Navy captain alike.

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