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Mauve Stinger jellyfish
  • Monday 7th March 2016

Mauve Stinger jellyfish arrive

The most toxic jellyfish from Mediterranean waters today arrived at the SEA LIFE London Aquarium, ready to make waves as the first ever to be on display in the UK. Measuring in at around 5cm across, these juvenile Pelagia Noctiluca jellyfish, or most commonly known as Mauve Stingers, are widely known for their searing sting and can be clearly identified by their unusual purple colouring.

SEA LIFE London Aquarium partners with BBC Earth
  • Monday 7th March 2016

SEA LIFE London Aquarium partners with BBC Earth to create a multi-sensory Polar experience

SEA LIFE London Aquarium will be inviting visitors to experience the magical polar ice worlds of BBC Earth’s epic natural history series: Frozen Planet in a new permanent attraction opening for Easter 2016.

Chinese Fire-Bellied newts
  • Tuesday 15th September 2015

Chinese Fire-Bellied newts arrive at the aquarium

Today the SEA LIFE London Aquarium welcomed some new arrivals – Chinese Fire-Bellied newts! Aquarists working with these fascinating creatures have to wear protective latex gloves to avoid contact with toxins secreted through the amphibian’s skin.

  • Friday 7th August 2015

No Fin to Declare

SEA LIFE London is proud to support our charity partner Bite-Back Shark & Marine Conservation in their exciting new campaign - No Fin to declare!

An egg-cellent Easter treat
  • Thursday 18th June 2015

An egg-cellent Easter treat

There were Easter surprises aplenty at the SEA LIFE London Aquarium today when the resident colony of Gentoo penguins were served up giant handmade Easter eggs and news of the first penguin egg of mating season was confirmed.

Thames beach clean
  • Wednesday 3rd June 2015

Thames Beach Clean

Staff at the SEA LIFE London Aquarium join forces with Thames Tideway Tunnel and river charity Thames 21 to help preserve an icon of London – the Thames

Lego City Explorer
  • Monday 1st June 2015

Discover our LEGO CITY Deep Sea Explorer Trail

Become a LEGO® City Explorer at SEA LIFE London Aquarium this summer

Dining Under The Sea
  • Thursday 14th May 2015

Sustainable Friday fish supper

Divers at the SEA LIFE London Aquarium urge fish lovers make this Friday's fish supper sustainable

Sea Dragon
  • Wednesday 25th March 2015

Fire-breathing sea dragons?

Fish fingers are real fish, penguins can fly and sea dragons breathe fire...

Gentoo Penguin Diving
  • Monday 15th December 2014

Sprout amnesty for giant green sea turtles Boris and Phoenix

Greedy Boris, a rare Green Sea turtle at the SEA LIFE London Aquarium (named by the Mayor of London himself), received his favourite festive feast today, a tiered platter of sprouts served by a besuited under-waiter Garçon.