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Discover our Creatures

Which sea creatures do you love the most?

Here at SEA LIFE Brighton, you can see thousands of spectacular creatures - from the curious and the rescued to the rare and the enigmatic. You're sure to be mesmerised by our underwater zones and you’ll be able to get closer to them than ever before.

Sharks

Sharks have lived in our oceans for more than 420 million years! That makes them older than trees!

SEA LIFE, Ocean Tunnel

Turtles

Turtles are ancient reptiles that have been around for over 200 million years! They shared our planet with the earliest Dinosaurs.

SEA LIFE, Day & Night Ocean Experience

Octopus

Which creature has three hearts, eight arms and a doughnut shaped brain? You guessed it, it’s the octopus!

SEA LIFE, Day & Night Ocean Experience

Jellyfish

Jellyfish are older than all of our ancient reptiles. Scientists believe they first swam in our oceans around 500 million years ago!

SEA LIFE, Jelly Invasion

Coral Reef Inhabitants

Meet one of the ocean's best known and loved fish - the clownfish and other amazing coral reef inhabitants

SEA LIFE, Secrets of the Reef

Rays

There are over 500 different species of Rays and Skate in our oceans and rivers. Their closest relative is the Shark; Rays evolved from Sharks around 150 million years ago!

SEA LIFE, Victorian Arcade

Rockpool Creatures

Rockpools are amazing micro-habitats full of incredible creatures! Are you brave enough to stroke a Sea Anemone or Starfish? Find out during your visit!

SEA LIFE, Rockpool Explorer

Rainforest Species

Step out of the ocean and into the hot and humid rainforest! Experience what life is like beneath the tropical treetops. Winding through the roots and tree trunks, rainforest rivers are home to a host of weird and wonderful creatures.

SEA LIFE, Rainforest Adventure

Seahorses and Pipefish

Seahorses and Pipefish are a curious group of creatures which all belong to the Syngnathidae family.

SEA LIFE, Seahorse Nursery

Big Fish

Dive in to find out more about our big fish species such as Red Tailed Catfish and Black Pacu.

SEA LIFE, Ocean Tunnel