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BUILDERS SAVE LOBSTER FROM THE POT

September 17, 2014

A pair of builders have donated a giant lobster to Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium after spotting it at a Cornish food festival. Derek Mitchells, from Camborne, and Paul Tresidder, from Fourlanes took pity on the giant crustacean, who they nicknamed Rocky, when they came across him at a seafood festival in Penzance. They paid £30 […]

BLUE REEF UNVEILS FINDING NEMO TANK

August 23, 2014

Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium has unveiled a new display dedicated to the stars of Finding Nemo. The new 500-litre display has been deliberately created for younger visitors to enjoy and features a host of the real life fish which inspired the film’s characters. Among the exotic species on display are humbug damselfish, royal grammas, yellow […]

BLUE REEF AQUARISTS CAMPAIGN FOR LOCAL MARINE CONSERVATION ZONE

August 13, 2014

Aquarists from Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium are campaigning to have Newquay and the Gannel Estuary declared a Marine Conservation Zone. The aquarists have joined forces with local volunteers as part of the Newquay Marine Group to collect data to support the proposal to protect the area’s rich marine life. Marine Conservation Zones (MCZs) are a […]

BLUE REEF WELCOMES BABY CUTTLEFISH

July 29, 2014

A colony of hundreds of baby cuttlefish has gone on display at Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium. The mini-marvels, each just under one centimetre long, were born from eggs donated by fisherman Cameron Henry from Mylor, who discovered them attached to his crab pots. So many of the eggs have hatched that Newquay is planning to […]

All Creatures Weird & Wonderful

July 15, 2014

Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium is to showcase the aquatic world’s weirdest and most wonderful inhabitants as part of a special event running throughout the summer holidays. ‘Weird and Wonderful’, which runs from July 23rd to September 3rd, will highlight many of the coolest aquatic creatures; from seahorses and jellyfish to piranhas and giant octopus. Visitors […]

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