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We hope you enjoy reading about Bristol Aquarium news, display updates and behind-the-scenes stories. For more information on a particular news story please contact the aquarium office on 0117 929 8929.

Bristol Aquarium's Jake Graham undertaking fishy stock take (1900x1425)

Why Bristol Aquarium Is the School Trip You’ve Been Searching For

November 15, 2017


Finding the perfect school trip can be a difficult task, you have health-and-safety forms and a budget to contend with, and a group of energetic children to educate and entertain for the day. If you’re planning your next school trip, look no further than Bristol Aquarium

A Guide to Taking Care of Your Local Beach

November 10, 2017


Visiting the local beach is a fun way to spend the day, but how can you help to protect your nearest coastline from pollution? Astonishingly, around 8 million pieces of rubbish enter the sea every day, and 37% of this waste comes directly from the public.

Sea Creatures vs. Us

October 19, 2017


Sea creatures may look completely different to us, but really, we’re not as different as you may think! There’s no denying that they’re heaps better than us at swimming, but we humans have plenty of things in common with our friends in the ocean.

The 5 Most Incredible Things an Octopus Can Do

September 21, 2017


One of the ocean’s most fascinating creatures, octopuses have continually amazed scientists around the world due to their many spectacular features and talents. They’re unlike any other creature you’ll find in the ocean, due to their eight arms, three hearts, blue blood, and boneless (invertebrate) bodies.

Explore the Ocean: What Lives in a Coral Reef?

September 14, 2017


A coral reef is an underwater eco-system that is composed of a large number of corals. Corals are living creatures classed as ‘marine invertebrates’, with each individual coral referred to as a ‘polyp’.

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