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St Andrews Aquarium welcomes new seal pup called Luna

After the sudden and tragic death of visitor favourite Laurel and young harbour seal, Leif, earlier this year, St Andrews Aquarium have welcomed a new common seal pup, Luna, to the aquarium family. 10-month-old Luna travelled 1,286 miles across Europe by car to his new home after Kattegatcentret Aquarium in Grena, Denmark contacted the Fife-based […]

Get Snap Happy and Win FREE entry for 12 months

Whether it’s a selfie with the seals or posing with the penguins, we want to see the best snaps from your visit to St Andrew’s Aquarium. For the month of May we’re holding our Spring Photography Competition and we want you to get involved! All you have to do to enter is share the best […]

Introducing The West Sands Squad

Welcome to the family… Our team have spent much time and love into creating The West Sands Squad, who will help us explain interesting fishy facts to our younger visitors. We have a problem…we cannot agree on names for the cute 2-dimensional dudes so we are looking for your help! Over the next month we […]

A taste of the Tropics in St. Andrews as aquarium opens

If you go down to St. Andrews Aquarium this Easter weekend, you’re in for a tropical surprise. The Fife attraction has created The Reef, a spectacular showcase of themed tanks holding 15 different species of tropical and marine fish. They include Green and Leopard Moray Eels, Pufferfish, Lionfish, Clownfish and Seahorses spread over five brand […]

Snappy Names Chosen for Baby American Alligators

In a nationwide competition to name two baby American Alligators who arrived at St Andrews Aquarium last month has ended with 11 year old Libby Findlay triumphing and naming the snappy pair Barack and Michelle after the American President and his First Lady. The pair of American Alligators arrived at St Andrews Aquarium in December […]