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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)

Explore the Ocean: What Lives in a Coral Reef?

September 14, 2017

A coral reef is an underwater eco-system that is composed of a large number of corals. Corals are living creatures classed as ‘marine invertebrates’, with each individual coral referred to as a ‘polyp’.

5 of the Largest Creatures Living in Our Oceans

September 5, 2017

An estimated 50-80% of all our planet’s life is found beneath the ocean surface, and the oceans actually contain 99% of all the living space on Earth – so it should come as no surprise that the world’s biggest lifeforms reside underwater.

Pull Your Most Fintastic Pose to Enter Our #BAFishFace Competition

August 16, 2017

Here at Bristol Aquarium, we love exploring the fantastic underwater world. Whether we’re marveling at the fancy features of puffer fish and the magical longhorn unicorn tangs, or watching the colourful kaleidoscope of life in the coral reef, there’s always something amazing to see and learn about!

Grab Our ‘Kids for a £quid’ Offer Before it Swims Away

August 10, 2017

Come join us a Bristol Aquarium this summer for plenty of fintastic fun! We’ve got a host of exciting events, activities, daily talks and feeds, and educational displays – what’s more, we’re offering a special discount for families!

Bristol Aquarium responds to The European Commission’s ‘World Aquariums against Marine Litter’ Campaign

July 28, 2017

The European Commission is calling all aquariums to educate visitors on the global reality of marine litter in a ‘World Aquariums against Marine Litter’ campaign.