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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)

Sea Creatures for Kids: How to Bring the Ocean to Your Classroom

March 2, 2018


Our oceans are fascinating places – experts estimate that they are home to somewhere between 700,000 and 1 million different species. With water covering 71% of the Earth’s surface, our oceans remain one of the last unexplored places on the planet: a fact that grips the attention of children, whatever their age.

Ask the Aquarium: An Eel-ectric Environment

February 21, 2018


Ask the Aquarium Bristol Aquarium is a centre for education, leisure and entertainment. We share our knowledge of the oceans to inspire the next generation of budding enthusiasts, talking about the fascinating creatures that live in our seas and the issues that they face on a daily basis.

Bristol Aquarium welcomes a new General Manager with a passion for the ocean!

February 4, 2018


This week, 32-year-old Fenia Vitali has started her new role at Bristol Aquarium. As keen sailor and senior sailing instructor, she has a strong passion for the ocean.

How to Be More Environmentally Friendly in 2018

January 30, 2018


All you have to do is watch five minutes of the news to know that our planet is changing rapidly. The ice caps are melting, our oceans are filled with plastic waste, and slowly but surely we’re mining away our resources.

New pajama cardinalfish settle in at Bristol Aquarium this January

January 3, 2018


As we snuggle down in our favourite pyjamas this January, Bristol Aquarium have welcomed a new school of pajama cardinalfish (Sphaeramia nematoptera) who have settled well into their new home. These peaceful cardinalfish are a rainbow of playful colours, with orange eyes and polka-dots, they live in warm saltwater among the corals. Tamara Canalejas, an […]

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