We are thrilled to welcome 8 Lesser Spotted Catsharks to our Aquarium! These Catsharks came to us from Rhyl SeaQuarium in North Wales, due to the aquarium’s permanent closure. They arrived on Wednesday 10th January and have been settling into Deep Sea World’s quarantine area. Our zoo team explains: “We are deeply saddened to hear … Continued
Resolutions to be more Eco-Friendly in 2024.
For the duration of February, we at Deep Sea World ran an event talking all things weird and wonderful. This event allowed visitors to learn odd and unusual facts about a variety of creatures that they might find in our aquarium. The items featured were Sand Tiger Shark jaw, Megalodon Shark tooth. Also European Lobster … Continued
One of the latest pieces of sea conservation news comes from Karen McVeigh’s Guardian article on the Marine Conservation society’s new Good Fish Guide, a guide for sustainable seafood consumption (read here). The article stressed that fourteen species of seafood have joined the ‘fish to avoid list including crabs and lobsters. The guide overall asks … Continued
Everyone here at Deep Sea World loves Christmas time, especially our resident sharks. Our divers swear they can hear them whistle a festive tune every now and again! And while we are all singing Christmas corals and writing a list of our Christmas fishes, we are aware that the festive season is incredibly harmful to … Continued
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