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Fish Stories

11 Living Creatures that Coexisted with Dinosaurs

2018-08-08


Dinosaurs had a good run of more than 180 million years, until an asteroid came along and wiped out life on the planet… Or did it? (That’s another question for another day.) While most life of earth met its demise during the Cretaceous-Tertiary mass extinction (also known as the K/T boundary), many marine families and […]

Shark Week at Blue Planet Aqaurium

2018-07-25


Its Shark Week and we’re celebrating by telling you all about our sharks. First up We have Wilma She’s the grandma of the Aquarium and lets all the others know by keeping them in check. Sand Tigers are unique in the shark world because they are the only species of shark to gulp air to […]

Cartilaginous Fish vs. Bony Fish

2017-06-14


Cartilaginous Fish vs. Bony Fish, differences between them   There are two types of fish that usually are contentious, and give a lot of people a hard time telling apart. If you can learn the differences between these two types of fish, it can be very easy for you to understand and tell them apart where necessary. […]

Can you find Tina this week at Blue Planet Aquarium?

2016-12-24


RARE SPONGE CRAB DONATED TO BLUE PLANET AQUARIUM

2014-11-25


A rare sponge crab has gone on display at Blue Planet Aquarium, Cheshire Oaks after being donated by a fisherman. The bizarre-looking crustacean was originally hauled up in the pots of lobster fisherman Richard Workman three miles off the coast of Barmouth, Gwynedd and is now making itself at home in one of the aquarium’s […]

RECORD-BREAKING SEA BASS SHOAL ON SHOW AT BLUE PLANET AQUARIUM

2012-08-02


A shoal of record-breaking sea bass has gone on display at the Blue Planet Aquarium in Cheshire Oaks. The 11 fish, some of which are thought to weigh in excess of 15 kilogrammes, are close to double the UK record for shore-caught bass. The largest specimen is a real giant of the deep, measuring more […]

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