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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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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