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

Lots of tiny seahorse babies born at Bristol Aquarium!

April 28, 2017

Behind the scenes, Bristol Aquarium has successfully bred a herd of around 70 Lined Seahorses (Hippocampus erectus); aquarists are hard at work giving these tiny babies the best possible start in life. Following many previous achievements breeding big bellied seahorses, the team at Bristol Aquarium have branched out and bred a second species. “The parents […]

Cluster of Starfish Spawn on Display

April 19, 2017

Hundreds of tiny orange starfish eggs have been laid at Bristol Aquarium and the fascinating cluster can be seen by visitors in the nursery display tanks. The 200 or so eggs will remain almost microscopic until they undergo metamorphosis into small starfish when visitors will be able to spot their five legs in about 12 […]

Get sugar smart this Easter with Bristol Aquarium

April 12, 2017

Bristol Aquarium has created a new sugar display to reveal how much sugar is hiding in your collection of eggs this year! The harbourside attraction’s new display boasts real life sugar canes growing within the display, highlighting the importance of sugar and where it comes from. The new display is in conjunction with Sugar Smart […]

Dive into the Deep this Easter!

April 5, 2017

Bristol Aquarium is hosting submarine celebrations this Easter holidays from Saturday 8 to Sunday 23 April 2017 with extra hands on activities for families to enjoy. The central Harbourside attraction is welcoming families to learn all about aquatic creatures in the deep from Wolf Fish with anti-freeze properties in their blood to Jellyfish that can […]

Welly Washing Fun at Bristol Aquarium

March 30, 2017

This weekend Bristol Aquarium is hosting Wendy’s Welly Wash Weekend and is giving 15% off to any full paying visitors who head along to the Aquarium wearing their wellingtons.* Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 April 2017 will see children and adults of all ages wearing wellingtons through the city centre of Bristol, as the Harbourside […]