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How We Can Protect the Endangered Species in Scotland’s Oceans

19 May, 2017

Looking after our oceans is vital. With the changing climate, overfishing, littered waters, and fumes and chemicals polluting oceans around the globe, it’s never been more essential to take care of our natural waters. These factors are all having a big impact on the habitats of many sea creatures, from freshwater fish to sharks. At […]

Swimming with Sharks at Deep Sea World

28 April, 2017

Swimming with Sharks at Deep Sea World We make it our mission to actively encourage visitors to dive in (literally) and take a closer look at our collection of majestic marine creatures. So if you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to be on the other side of an aquarium tank, this is your chance – […]


28 March, 2017

AQUARIUM AWASH WITH RARE BABY RAYS Deep Sea World, Scotland’s national aquarium, is celebrating the arrival of dozens of rare baby rays. So far no fewer than 24 baby thornback and undulate rays have hatched out at the North Queensferry wildlife attraction this week, with more expected to arrive over the coming days. Both the […]

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 […]


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 […]

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