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The most beautiful sea creatures in the UK

Our resident loggerhead turtle, Omiros, may have travelled thousands of miles to live with us at Blue Reef Newquay, but did you know there are other turtles that actually live much closer to our shores? In fact, the coastline around Newquay and the rest of the UK is teaming with magnificent, unusual and beautiful marine … Continued

WHAT CAN YOU FIND AT YOUR LOCAL BEACH?

You don’t have to learn how to scuba-dive to observe the fascinating creatures of the deep – the shore of your local beach is packed with a whole host of intriguing underwater communities. Rockpooling is a fun and educational activity that people of all different ages can enjoy. When the tide is out, your local … Continued

STORMS BRING RARE TRANSATLANTIC COLUMBUS CRABS TO CORNWALL

A rare species of crab which is reputed to have been discovered by Christopher Columbus has gone on display at Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium. Small groups of Columbus crabs have been washing up on the Cornish coastline, thousands of miles from their normal home along with exotic jellyfish and goose barnacles. Seven of the tiny … Continued

BLUE REEF WARNS BEACHGOERS – BEWARE OF MAUVE STINGERS

Marine experts at Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium are warning beachgoers not to touch swarms of stranded jellyfish which are washing up along the Cornish coastline.   A combination of storms and relatively mild weather are thought to have contributed to the sudden influx of mauve stinger jellyfish and ‘by the wind sailors’ –  a type … Continued

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