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ALL AT SEA DURING LOVE OCEANS WEEK


Release Date: Thursday 06 March 2014

Volitans Lionfish native to the Indo-Pacific can be seen at SeaQuarium
The first ever ‘Love Oceans’ week is being held at Seaquarium Weston-super-Mare from Monday 17th to Sunday 23rd March 2014.  Its aim is to raise awareness of a crisis happening in our oceans and to raise vital funds for the Marine Conservation Society.

The staff at Seaquarium are well versed in making sure that the water provided for their aquatic residents is ideal. In the wild it is a very different story with pollution and overfishing damaging what is often taken for granted.

During ‘Love Oceans’ week visitors will be able to celebrate all that is good about the deep blue and to find out how they can make a difference.

Anne Pearce, Learning Supervisor, said, “As well as being able to get up close to many of the exhibits that house some of the creatures native of our coastlines, staff at the centre will conduct touch pool demonstrations at 11.30am and 3.30pm daily.  The main fish feed of the day takes place at 2.30pm, which could take in sharks, piranhas, rays or the tropical fish. Craft sessions inspired by the ocean and its inhabitants will run at 12.00 noon and 1.30pm, along with a Discovery Trail quiz especially for children.  Both activities are included in the standard admission charge”.

During ‘Love Oceans’ week at Seaquarium Weston-super-Mare all of the exhibits will be open as usual. Standard admission prices are £8.50 for adults and £6.50 for children. This includes entry to the Evozone, Freshwater Zone, Tropical Reef, Dr.Cods Rock Pool Encounters, ‘Out of the Blue’ Jellyfish, Ray Zone, Rainforest River, Crustacean Cover, Oceans Depths, daily feeds and talks.

The Marine Conservation Society is a UK based charity for the protection of our seas, shores and wildlife. Their vision is for seas rich in wildlife, with plentiful fish stocks and pollution free beaches and bathing waters - seas that are for wildlife to thrive in and people to enjoy and seas that will support future generations with abundant resources. MCS champions the need for marine wildlife protection, sustainable fisheries and clean seas and beaches. Find out more about the Marine Conservation Society here: www.mcsuk.org

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TODAY AT WESTON...

Open Daily from 11th Feb 2017 -
10am - 5pm
(last admission 4pm)

See our Opening Times & Prices page for Christmas opening times & further info.

ADMISSION:
Adult - £9.50 (16-64yrs)
Child - £7.50 (3-15yrs)
Under 3's - Free
Concessions - £8.50
(Senior Citizen, Disabled, Student).


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