28 February 1999
and Tadpole Fish amongst the
displays at Brighton Sea Life Centre.
One tank also contained young Sting Rays born from adults raised
Public Aquaria News is a feature in Glaucus
Brings news of exhibits and display animals in Public Aquaria throughout
the British Isles.
During 1998 the latest list of addresses and telephone numbers will be
published in Glaucus.
Public Aquaria featured include:
Mallaig Aquarium, west Scotland.
Mevagissey Harbour Aquarium
Tenby 'Silent World' Aquarium, Pembrokeshire.
Weston-super-Mare Sea Life Centre
Whitstable Oyster & Fishery Exhibition
THE FULL LIST OF PUBLIC AQUARIA IN BRITAIN IS EXPECTED TO BE AVAILABLE
EARLY IN 1998
Public Aquaria List (United Kingdom)
Sea Discovery Centre is opened at Axmouth,
Devon (between Sidmouth and Lyme Regis). This is the smaller type of Public
Aquarium, with the seawater pumped in from the Axe estuary.Report
by Jenny Nunn (Axmouth Sea Discovery Centre
National Marine Aquarium, Plymouth
The Aquarium of the Marine Biological Association of the U.K. at The Hoe,
Plymouth will be closing in the spring of 1998. It will be replaced by
a modern large National Marine Aquarium
in the New Barbican Area of Plymouth in the Sutton Harbour Marina.
The London Aquarium on the South bank near the House of Parliament opened
on Good Friday, March 1997. The Aquarium will be open every day of the
year except Christmas Day, and will be open to 19.30 during the summer
months. Tel: 0171 967 8000.
Web Site URL=http://www.londonaquarium.co.uk/atlFish1.htm
New Aquarium in North Scotland
The Macduff Marine Aquarium opened its
doors to the public on Friday 18 April 1997. This new family attraction
is on the shores of the Moray Firth, east Scotland, close to the busy fishing
harbour at Macduff near Banff. Contact: Gilbert Summers, Manger, Tel: 01261
833369. The Aquarium will open daily all the year round. The displays are
of marine life found in the Moray Firth.
'Silent World' Aquarium, Pembrokeshire, is housed in an old chapel. The
proprieters are Mike and Gillian Batt.
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