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A Day in the Life of an Aquarist: Meet Kate

Our aquarists help to care for all of our creatures. They maintain the living environments to ensure the creatures are comfortable and safe as they would be in their natural habitat. The aquarists also prep food and play with the creatures with hands-on interaction. You can see a weekly series of what they get up … Continued

Creatures: Back to Their Bare Bones

BACK TO BARE BONES Brace yourselves this summer because you’re about to see creatures (aquatic and otherwise) like you’ve never seen them before! A crazy-cool new exhibition opens you up to the fascinating world of creature skeletons and let’s you dive into the ins and outs of how animals have evolved. You have until 13th … Continued

4 Things That Our Aquarists Do Every Day

An aquarist is someone who takes care of the creatures in an aquarium, which actually involves much more work than you might first imagine. Aquarists’ days are filled with interesting and varied tasks, from observing any unusual creature activity to designing the exhibitions in the aquarium. We’ve listed four things the aquarists at Deep Sea … Continued

SPINY ‘SPRINGWATCH’ STARS GO ON SHOW AT AQUARIUM

A species of stickleback which became an unlikely star after appearing on the BBC ‘Springwatch’ programme has gone on display at Deep Sea World, Scotland’s national aquarium. The fifteen-spined, or sea stickleback, is the largest member of the stickleback family and can reach lengths of up to 20cms. Native to UK waters they are most … Continued

DEEP SEA WORLD WELCOMES 400-STRONG SEABASS SHOAL

A 400-strong shoal of seabass is settling in to its new home at Deep Sea World, Scotland’s national aquarium. The giant shoal, which has a total biomass in excess of 200 kilograms, are all captive bred and were reared at a local marine fish hatchery on the west coast of Scotland. They were transported in … Continued

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