Here are 8 of our favourite fish that use camouflage to survive in the ocean, some of which you can even see right here at Blue Reef Aquarium Tynemouth! Have a look below to see which incredible examples have made our list.
To help you get to grips with the incredible lionfish, we’re taking a look at what they are, where they’re found, and why they’ve sadly become such a big problem in several seas around the world.
Click here to learn more about seals, including how to spot them in the wild, in our comprehensive guide to these majestic marine mammals.
Here, we’ll take a look at the origins and evolution of seals, introducing the species they evolved from and detail how they adapted over time to survive in their surroundings.
One of the most vibrant, fascinating creatures of its kind, there’s a lot more to starfish than just their unique look. There are all sorts of incredible facts and information about the starfish you might not know about.
At Tynemouth Aquarium, we know how much our visitors love learning about dangerous species, and the stonefish is right up there among the most lethal residents of the deep. Here, we’ll be exploring what makes this fish so formidable.
6 fishy facts about our new River Giants This October marked the opening of our amazing new River Giants exhibition, bringing together tank-busting fish from rivers as far away as the Amazon – so not the kind of thing you could ever spot in the Tyne, Wear or Tees! If you’ve not been to see … Continued
It is with a heavy heart we are saying goodbye to our otters. Indra and Gizmo, our Asian Short Clawed Otters are moving to Ardmore mini Zoo in Ireland. Gizmo was born here in 2005 and was joined by Indra in 2014. The pair have been inseparable ever since. Although we will all miss them, … Continued
Rays (Batoidea) have existed for around 150 million years, and their venom remains deadly even after it leaves their bodies – although they mainly use this to defend themselves. But, that’s not the only thing that’s incredible about rays. Find out more facts about these wonderful creatures. They’ve Got Super-Senses Think sharks are the most … Continued
Known to have a fierce reputation, sharks are one of the most fascinating species to swim in our oceans. We may all have been subject to a specific opinion after watching films such as Jaws, but these underwater giants have much more to offer. Here are five amazing features that make them one of the … Continued