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Earth Day

13 April, 2016


DEEP SEA WORLD ADDS WATER TO EARTH DAY Deep Sea World, Scotland’s national aquarium, is joining groups and organisations around the world to celebrate Earth Day. Now in its 46th year, Earth Day is an annual event, celebrated on April 22nd, on which activities are held around the world to demonstrate support for environmental protection. It […]

SPINY ‘SPRINGWATCH’ STARS GO ON SHOW AT AQUARIUM

13 April, 2016


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 […]

DEEP SEA WORLD WELCOMES 400-STRONG SEABASS SHOAL

1 March, 2016


  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 […]

AQUARIUM THANKS ENGINEERS FOR SPEEDY BRIDGE REPAIR

1 January, 2016


Bosses at Deep Sea World, Scotland’s national aquarium, have thanked the engineering team which helped re-open the Forth Bridge ahead of schedule.   News that the bridge would be closed for repairs until early in the New Year had caused major concern for the North Queensferry attraction, which traditionally welcomes thousands of visitors over the […]

DEEP SEA WORLD GOES ON CITY SAFARI

1 January, 2016


Deep Sea World, Scotland’s national aquarium, played host to television presenter Jennifer Reoch and the City Safari team as part of a new show which is broadcast this week.   In the episode, which is due to be shown on STV Edinburgh and Glasgow on Friday, January 15th, Jennifer was given a tour of the […]