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Bizarre Baby Boxfish arrive at Aquarium

April 6, 2013

A pair of bizarre baby fish which resemble armour-plated boxes and spit water when they’re hungry have gone on display in a special nursery tank at Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium. The exotic species is also known by a bewildering number of different common names including the humpack turretfish, the hovercraft boxfish and the camel cowfish. It […]

Aquarium Awash with Baby Sharks

February 28, 2013

Keepers at Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium are caring for nearly a dozen tiny sharks after an unexpected baby boom. The baby catsharks have all been born within the space of a few weeks and are being looked after in a specially constructed nursery display. So far aquarists are looking after six newly-hatched sharks with several […]

SMUGGLED GIANT CLAMS

February 22, 2013

A collection of giant clams which were seized by customs officials has gone on display at the Blue Reef Aquarium in Newquay. The southern giant clams, which can grow up to 60cms in length, were part of a large consignment which was intercepted and confiscated after they were illegally imported in to the country. They […]

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