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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.

Celebrate Your 10th Birthday at Bristol Aquarium

April 9, 2019

Celebrate Your 10th Birthday at Bristol Aquarium: Competition T&Cs Make your child’s birthday one to remember with a party at Bristol Aquarium!

Biocontrol Bugs in the Urban Jungle

April 5, 2019

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.

Could you observe fifty hours of fish footage for science?

March 19, 2019

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 Pirate History

February 19, 2019

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.

Mermaids: Myth or Reality?

February 13, 2019

Nobody can say for sure whether mermaids exist or not, because the seven seas are mysterious…

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