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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.

Top 5 eggs!

April 10, 2015


As it’s Easter we’ve egged on our aquarists here at Bristol Aquarium to come up with their Top Five Favourite Eggs. What would make your top 5? 5. Frogspawn A firm favourite among kids everywhere! Many frogs return to the same pond they were tadpoles in to spawn. Females deposit their eggs in a jelly-like […]

Marathon challenge

March 31, 2015


AQUARIST TO TAKE ON MARATHON CHALLENGE FOR MARINE CHARITY An aquarist at Bristol Aquarium has been using her daily tours of the Harbourside attraction as training for her forthcoming marathon challenge. Aquarist Charlotte Gee is to run the Brighton Marathon on Sunday, April 12th to raise money for the Marine Conservation Society. Last year Charlotte took […]

Extreme diver joins team

March 25, 2015


An extreme cave diver who has spent the last three months exploring under the ice in Antarctica is the new curator at Bristol Aquarium. Philip Jane, 41, has spent the past 10 years living and working in France where he was in charge of all life support systems for the l’Aquarium de Paris, one of […]

Easter Eggs-travaganza!

March 24, 2015


From baby rays and newborn seahorses to eggs-traordinary shark egg-cases and a special live guest appearance from members of the Octonauts crew, there’s a host of amazing attractions on offer throughout the Easter holidays at Bristol Aquarium (Saturday, March 28th – Sunday, April 12th). The Harbourside attraction is springing into action with a fun-packed programme […]

Elsa book star!

March 2, 2015


AQUARIUM’S GIANT OCTOPUS TO BECOME SCI-FI STAR A giant octopus from Bristol Aquarium is set to have a starring role on the cover of a new science fiction book. Elsa, the giant Pacific octopus, has been chosen by local author Paul R Goddard to be the main image on the cover of his newest book ‘Change’. […]

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