The most complete audit ever assembled of Antarctic sea life is to be published this week.

More than 9,000 species, from single-cell...

17 Dec 2014

One of our very beautiful female Carpet Sharks has laid a truly unusual number of eggs.   Over the last month she has produced 8 new...

25 Aug 2014

Starting this week Jules, our Discovery Programme and Volunteer Manager, will be reporting on what’s new at the Bait House Aquarium...

30 Jul 2014

Come down to the Bait House Aquarium soon to see our special, once a year guests! 

Every year, between March and the end of...

22 Jun 2014

Stigmatophora longi-rostris
Jules found lots of these guys and gals in the Harbour yesterday.  He ...

8 Jun 2014

Today, our friends Chris and Lance brought us a beautiful hagfish!  It's a very strange fish that lives just offshore in deeper...

12 Apr 2014

Zoos and aquariums do teach the public about the delicate balance between animal species and their habitats, a new international study shows....

22 Mar 2014

Seaweek, 1-9 March this year,  has been a pretty full on time for us at the Island Bay Marine Education Centre.  The week...

13 Mar 2014

Two weeks ago, we collected a cluster of recently laid squid eggs from Worser Bay.  After just over a week, we were surprised to see...

7 Mar 2014

Last week, our friend Chris brought us a new female Carpet Shark that was caught in his lobster pots.  The day after the new resident...

20 Feb 2014