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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.

Octopus lays hundreds of eggs at Bristol Aquarium

September 11, 2018


Bristol Aquarium’s giant Pacific octopus has laid hundreds of tiny eggs on the window of her display tank for visitors to see. Giant Pacific octopus lay eggs as part of their natural life cycle when they reach maturity.

Seahorses: Creature Case Study

August 31, 2018


Known as the most romantic creatures in our oceans (and possibly more romantic than us humans), there are 40 different known species of seahorse. Now, we’re not saying they swim up to each other with bunches of red roses linked to their tails, but they do link their tails together to swim in pairs.

How Bristol Aquarium conserves water and how you can too!

August 24, 2018


We are proud to help raise awareness for WaterAid! If you take clean water for granted, you’re not alone. Many of us take having access to clean water in our homes or work places in the UK for granted.

Ask the Aquarium: Festival of the Fishes

August 16, 2018


Bristol Aquarium is a centre for education, leisure and entertainment. Visitors are inspired by a whole range of things on a visit and drop questions to us in a box so we thought it was important to share a selection of these answers with everyone.

New Wreckfish dive into Bristol Aquarium’s Sunken Shipwreck!

August 9, 2018


Bristol Aquarium has introduced a brand new species of deep sea fish to its displays this week. The blue-grey Atlantic Wreckfish, also known as Stone Bass, have distinctive spines that run along their bodies and a large mouth with a protruding jaw.

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