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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 welcomes a side-necked turtle!

July 31, 2019

Bristol Aquarium has welcomed on display a new turtle this week. The side-necked turtle is a new species to the collection at the city centre attraction.

Life of Rays Guide

July 17, 2019

Raising an array of rays There’s nothing like a little ray of sunshine to brighten your day. Well, how about a 7 metre one? Rays are some of the most unusual looking fish in the sea. But that doesn’t stop them from always smiling!

Final goodbye to much loved Californian Leopard Shark

May 21, 2019

Bristol Aquarium is sad to report its resident Californian Leopard Shark, Georgie has passed away this week. The Leopard Shark (Triakis semifasciata) was 1.5metre long, and a popular tropical shark to the Aquarium’s staff, members and daily visitors.

H2WOAH: 10 Amazing Facts About Water You Need to Know

May 16, 2019

You may know that water is the one resource we can’t live without, but there’s actually a whole lot more to water than you may suspect. Even though water deserves celebration every day, we’ll take this occasion to give a shout-out to this incredible compound that gives us life and sustains our planet.

Call out for unwanted toys for octopus training!

May 10, 2019

Bristol Aquarium is asking the public for donations of unwanted hard plastic toys for their giant Pacific octopus to play with to increase her mental stimulation.

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