All posts tagged: sea

Nausicaa extends two major sea story displays

Nausicca, Europe’s largest aquarium located in Boulogne-sur-Mer, France, has enhanced two of its major marine exhibitions with spectacular new displays. Stopovers in the Mediterranean now features a space devoted entirely to shipwrecks, created to allow visitors – like a diver – to discover creatures that have made the underwater habitat their new home – including the […]

Sea sparkle and where to see it

Sea sparkle – or bioluminescent plankton – is a magical blue light, made famous in Leonardo DiCaprio’s film The Beach, and whilst it usually occurs in tropical waters such as those around the Maldives islands, it made headlines recently on BBC Earth when a display was captured off the shore of North Wales. How to find […]

Sea creatures revealed in groundbreaking new exhibition

A fascinating new exhibition exploring the secrets of life within an incredible cross-section of animals will open in Scotland this autumn. Visitors to SEA CREATURES: Life Beneath The Ocean will be able to glimpse inside a number of majestic beasts, learning all about their complex life systems. Fifty ethically sourced, real-life specimens will be showcased within the exhibition, […]

Best of British seahorses at Longleat

Longleat in Wiltshire have revealed a new marine feature showcasing the two different types of seahorse found in British waters. Two colonies of spiny and short snouted seahorses were bred as part of a conservation programme in Portugal and can now be seen on display in their new home at Longleat. The spiny seahorse, which is […]

Loggerhead turtles join The Deep

The Deep in Hull has welcomed two loggerhead sea turtles following the closure of Aquatopia in Antwerp last month. The duo, named Sensa and Mabouche, will now make The Deep’s 2.4m litre Endless Ocean exhibit their new home. The youngest of the metre long pair, Mabouche, is believed to be between 15 and 20 years […]