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What amazing sea animals hide in the ocean’s great coral reefs?

August 28, 2019


Coral reefs are huge underwater structures made up from different species of coral. Famous for their wonderful array of tropical colours, coral reefs are the perfect home to thousands of oceanic creatures. Find out what sea animals you can find in our complete coral reef guide.   Want to see some coral reef creatures up […]

12 Crazy Facts About Coral

May 3, 2018


The underwater rainbow of colour – corals have been on this planet for more than 500 million years! They are often found in warm, tropical waters and they beautifully sway with the water’s current in shallow and coastal shores. It’s not just their eccentric and vibrant colours that are dazzling – there are some pretty […]

STORMS BRING RARE TRANSATLANTIC COLUMBUS CRABS TO CORNWALL

December 2, 2015


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 […]

BLUE REEF WARNS BEACHGOERS – BEWARE OF MAUVE STINGERS

November 27, 2015


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 […]

FRESHWATER TURTLE WASHED UP ON CORNISH BEACH

November 17, 2015


  A freshwater turtle has been rescued after being discovered apparently washed up on a Cornish beach. The musk turtle, which measures around seven centimetres in length, is recovering at Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium after being spotted by a couple out walking on Crantock Beach. Aquarists believe the turtle, which cannot survive in seawater, may […]

Newquay Loyalty Card offer for half-term!

October 19, 2015


Attention all Newquay Loyalty Card holders, we have a special half-term offer just for you! One child can go free with a full paying adult from Saturday 24th October until Sunday 1st November on production of your Newquay Loyalty Card. Terms & Conditions: One junior ticket (ages 3 – 12yrs) free with one full paying […]

DEEPLY CREEPY AT BLUE REEF AQUARIUM

October 14, 2015


Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium is inviting visitors to enjoy a Deeply Creepy experience during the October Half Term Holidays (Saturday, October 24th – Sunday, November 1st). Embark on a Halloween-themed voyage of discovery featuring awesome encounters with a cast of fishy fiends including deadly stonefish, moray eels, wolf fish, piranhas and stinging jellyfish. There’s a […]

DONATED SHARK EGG-CASE HATCHES AT AQUARIUM

August 18, 2015


A shark egg-case which was donated to Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium has hatched. The egg-case was among a number discovered by members of the public walking on the beach and given to the Towan Promenade wildlife attraction. They were given to the aquarium around six months ago and had been kept in a special nursery […]

‘SPLENDID’ NEW ADDITION TO AQUARIUM’S GARDEN EELS

July 13, 2015


A quartet of splendid garden eels is set to go on display at Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium.  The eels can grow up to 40 cm maximum long and are covered in bright yellow and white stripes, which give them their common name. Found throughout the tropical waters of the Indo-West Pacific area, they were only […]

DONATED BOXFISH PROVES A PRICKLY CUSTOMER

June 25, 2015


A spiny boxfish, which was donated to Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium, is living up to its name and proving to be a prickly     customer for aquarists. The fish was given to the Towan Promenade aquarium by a home hobbyist who had to undertake some major repair work on his aquarium. The species, which […]

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