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The Deep

The Deep Tower Street Hull Yorkshire HU1 4DP

The Deep is an award-winning aquarium, education and conservation charity located in Hull. Home to almost 3,500 fish, turtles, a colony of Gentoo penguins and the UK’s only pair of Green sawfish.

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Helping Habitats 12th Apr, 2017
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Students take over 23rd Nov 2018 Students from Sirius Academy North took over The Deep as part of the National Takeover Challenge.
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A hunt for shark eggs 2nd Nov 2018 This year over 157 amazing volunteers joined staff from The Deep to hunt for shark egg cases.
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Local students rejuvenate scrub-land at The Deep 25th Oct 2018 Today The Deep welcomed a group of Animal Care students from Bishop Burton College, East Yorkshire, with a mission to creating a native…
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Big Week at the Zoo 28th Aug 2018 A new TV series highlighting the vital conservation work, dedicated keepers and amazing animals at BIAZA zoos and aquariums around the UK.
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1,000 species and counting... 18th May 2018 In the latest guest blog from our members, The Deep shares the important role they play as IUCN ‘Red Listers’ to assess the extinction threat of marine species.
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Deep donates £25,000 to safeguard future of penguins 14th Mar 2018 The Deep had collected £25,000 of donations from visitors to support the Penguin Specialist Group.
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Another UK first for jellyfish 10th Jan 2018 The Deep welcomes two brand new jellyfish species and celebrates a UK first! After welcoming some polyps of the Mediterranean jellyfish from L'Oceanografic in Valencia, Spain, the specialist jellyfish aquarists have managed to culture this species.
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Big Bug Bonanza 2017 12th Dec 2017 Big Bug Bonanza (BB) is a bi annual campaign organized by the Terrestrial Invertebrate Working Group (TIWG). In 2017 BBB ran from the 6th to the 13th…
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#OneLess 7th Dec 2017 Across the world millions of single-use plastic water bottles are used and discarded every day. The #OneLess campaign seeks to reduce the use of single - use plastic bottles.
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Enclosure design 25th Sep 2017 Staff at The Deep have a very hands-on approach with enclosure design; taking on the majority of theming and building themselves.
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Showcasing the science behind Britain’s zoos and aquariums 20th Sep 2017 The British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums (BIAZA) will be heading to New Scientist Live – a national festival of science taking place at London’s ExCeL from Thursday 28 September to Sunday 1 October.
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Coral conservation 20th Sep 2017 The SECORE (SExual COral REproduction) project is a collaboration between many research and aquarium institutes to protect and restore coral reefs around the world.
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Protecting Manta rays in Sudan 20th Sep 2017 The Deep is working in partnership with Equipe Cousteau on a region-wide Shark and Ray Conservation and Management programme for the Red Sea.
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Studbook and breeding programmes 20th Sep 2017 Good zoos and aquariums do much more than simply display animals to visitors, there is a lot of science that goes on behind the scenes.
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An egg-cellent discovery 23rd Aug 2017 The third shark egg case hunt of the year landed an expected, but worthy reward for the team! With a collaborative effort from the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust at Flamborough’ s Living Seas Centre we uncovered an egg case from the Small-eyed Ray.
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Big Bug Bonanza 15th Aug 2017 Every second year, BIAZA's Terrestrial Invertebrate Working Group organizes Big Bug Bonanza which took place from the 7th of August until the 13th of August 2017.
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Beetles on the Brink 3rd Jul 2017 The Deep launched a company and community-wide initiative to grow tansy plants in a bid to save a true Yorkshire gem.
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Red List Success 27th Jun 2017 The Deep’s IUCN Marine Red List Officer has been in post now for a year and in that time has demonstrated the pivotal role that zoos and aquariums can play in the conservation of the world’s species.
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Can you spot the new jellies? 31st May 2017 The Deep has welcomed Spotted lagoon jellyfish into the Cool Seas zone, marking another new species for the aquarium.
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Made from plants, not plastic! 8th May 2017 We are taking steps to reduce the amount of plastic and have embarked on a new relationship with Vegware, the only completely compostable packaging company…
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The Deep appoints new Chief Executive 2nd May 2017 The Deep has now appointed a new Chief Executive to take over the reins from Colin Brown, following his retirement earlier this month. Katy Duke, formally The Deep’s Curator has been appointed as his successor with immediate effect.