Bristol’s city centre aquarium has a new, young pufferfish on display for visitors to see. The Starry Pufferfish (Arothron stellatus) was donated to Bristol Aquarium from a pet shop that could not sell it.
Did you know that, even with all the technology that we have today, we have more knowledge of space, than we do the bottom of our oceans? With so much still unknown, who knows what monsters could be lurking under the waves. But according to ancient tales, there’s many deadly creatures who have graced our […]
As Valentine’s Day approaches we can feel that there is love in the air – but is it in the water? We know that fish have a whale of a time swimming around all day eating food but we weren’t sure if they were capable of companionship so, decided to find out. What […]
Put your camera skills to the test by taking part in our #UnderTheLens photo competition. Get involved for the chance to win a family day pass! How to enter: Visit Bristol Aquarium and capture a fin-tastic snap Tag us in your photos using #underthelens Competition ends on 31st January 2020, good luck! Terms and […]
Bristol Aquarium has added a giant grouper (Epinephelus lanceolatus) to their coral seas display for the first time. The giant grouper is currently a two-year-old female but is a protogynous hermaphrodite so will change sex to become a male in around three to five years when she reaches sexual maturity.
Looking for things to do in Bristol at Halloween and October Half Term? As ever, we’ve got you covered at Bristol Aquarium, with two spooktacular, fun-packed events for all the family – as well as our usual selection of amazing displays and daily talks – taking place over the school holidays.
As part of our A’scare’ium event this October half term at Bristol (running from Saturday 26 October to Sunday 3 November), you’ll get the chance to encounter some of the scariest, creepiest creatures around, including spider crabs, piranhas and eels. To celebrate, we’ve rounded up five of our favourite creepy creatures in this blog.
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