Sand Tiger Sharks – Looks can be deceiving Sand Tiger Sharks look scary at first glance with their long, sleek, grey bodies and pointed snouts. Also, take a look at their wide mouth full to the brim of vicious-looking teeth! Growing up to 3.2 metres long and weighing an extraordinary amount, they’re imposing. However, they’re … Continued
Scuba divers of Blue Planet Aquarium If you’re like me, you may be curious about what Scuba Divers in a place like Blue Planet Aquarium actually get up to. Being in the fortunate position of already working in the aquarium, I asked if I could help the dive team for a day. In this post, … Continued
Arabian Carpet Sharks Arabian Carpet Shark (Chiloscyllium arabicum) Here at Blue Planet Aquarium, we have a large variety of sharks, from our giant Sand Tiger sharks to our smaller Arabian Carpet sharks. As smaller sharks, they frequently escape attention. Often found hiding in crevices along the reef, but do not be fooled by their elusive … Continued
From great whites to whale sharks, there’s no denying that some sharks are true behemoths of the sea. But how do sharks measure up against us humans? And are they really as imposingly large as you might think?
Want to learn more about sharks? We’re chatting to dive officer, Joe Cross, about life swimming with these amazing creatures.
We’ve put together a guide on everything you need to know about sharks, so you can get to grips with just how wonderful and valuable they really are.
Did you know sharks come in lots of different shapes and sizes? In fact, there are over 500 species of sharks across the world. With the smallest sharks reaching a tiny 20cm in length, to the biggest spanning 60 feet long, these jawsome creatures look quite different depending on what ocean they like to swim … Continued
Here at Blue Planet, we love our sharks. From the Sand Tiger to the Blacktip Reef Shark, we’ve all got our favourites, but do you love them just as much as us? For the chance to WIN A FREE FAMILY TICKET for 5, all you need to do is… Film a short video telling us … Continued
Everyone knows that sharks live in the water, but what else do you really know about sharks and their habitats? In fact, did you know that sharks can be found in all five of the Earth’s oceans, as well as freshwater lakes and some rivers? If you find that shocking, then you’re in for a … Continued
Sharks are some of the most thrilling and beautiful creatures in the whole world. The biggest fish in the ocean, and terrifying to some, these impressive animals can be found in waters all over the planet. It’s rare for us land-dwelling humans to be able to appreciate sharks in all their glory. Fortunately, at Blue … Continued