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Flashlight Fish have arrived at Blue Reef Tynemouth

We have some mysterious new arrivals at Blue Reef Tynemouth… Deep down in the pacific ocean live flashlight fish. These amazing creatures live in complete darkness and can only been seen by their glowing cheeks. The Flashlight fish is characterized by two bean shaped torch-like organs under its eyes containing bio-luminescent bacteria, which the fish […]

10 Devastating Facts About Ocean Pollution

The ocean is one of the most expansive and diverse places on earth. It’s one of our most valuable natural resources and it’s where 230,000 marine species call home. Unfortunately, despite its powerful expanses, the sea is not invincible – it’s being threatened by pollution from people on land, as well as by natural causes. […]

Sharks lay eggs in time for Easter

Easter is not just for chicks and lambs; it is also for fish and sharks. This Easter staff at Blue Reef Aquarium were thrilled to see that their Lesser Spotted Dog Fish were laying eggs. The dogfish are a type of shark which are native to our local waters and can be found in the […]

Trio of Seals Released back into the wild

This week three grey seal pups have been released back into the wild from the rescue centre at Blue Reef Aquarium in Tynemouth. The three seals have spent the winter recovering from injuries in the purpose built rescue centre in Tynemouth. They all came in from beaches around the North East after calls from concerned […]

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