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GIANT OCTOPUS PREDICTS ROYAL BABY BOY

2013-07-11


  A giant octopus at Blue Planet Aquarium in Cheshire Oaks has joined in the speculation about the imminent royal birth – by predicting the baby will be a boy. The giant Pacific octopus, nicknamed ‘mystic’ Marjorie, was given two treat-filled baby bottles to choose from; one with a blue lid and the other with […]

NEW AQUARIUM HOME FOR SMUGGLED GIANT CLAMS

2013-01-31


A collection of giant clams which were seized by customs officials has arrived at the Blue Planet Aquarium in Cheshire Oaks. 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 were […]

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 […]

ENDANGERED STURGEON GET NEW HOME AT BLUE PLANET AQUARIUM

2012-05-19


A sextet of endangered and critically endangered sturgeon have been given a new home at the Blue Planet Aquarium in Cheshire Oaks. The two Russian and four Siberian sturgeon, all measuring around 60 centimetres in length, are the latest additions to the aquarium’s extensive Northern Streams display The fish, which are in danger of becoming […]