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Rescued Turtle Being Treated in Newquay Dies

December 15, 2017

The stranded turtle that was discovered by a member of the public on Friday 8th December, on Holywell Beach in Cornwall, has sadly died despite efforts to save it. The juvenile Kemps Ridley turtle Lepidochelys kempii was receiving rehabilitation treatment at Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium. Despite an encouraging initial response to treatment, the turtle’s injuries […]

Rescued Turtle Being Treated in Newquay

December 11, 2017

On Friday 8th December a stranded sea turtle was discovered by a member of the public on Holywell Bay beach. The juvenile turtle was then transported to the Blue Reef Aquarium in Newquay where it is now receiving round the clock treatment. Displays supervisor Lara Heaney said “When the turtle arrived at the aquarium we […]

BABY RAYS HATCH AT AQUARIUM

October 30, 2017

A small group of captive-bred rays have been born at Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium and more are set to hatch out over the coming weeks. The small-eyed, or painted, rays’ egg-cases are part of a captive bred population and have been donated to the aquarium in the hope of establishing their own satellite breeding group. […]

7 INCREDIBLE FACTS THAT YOU DIDN´T KNOW ABOUT OCTOPUSES

September 8, 2017

One of the most intelligent sea creatures to wander in our oceans, the octopus species has more to it than its eight arms. They belong to the Cephalopod family that contains cuttlefish, the prehistoric nautilus, and even the land-based garden snail. These wonderful creatures have been observed to use tools, open bottles, and even decorate […]

WHAT CAN YOU FIND AT YOUR LOCAL BEACH?

September 8, 2017

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 […]

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