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Diet

The mouth is on the underside of the body allowing them to feed largely on plankton.

Fun fact

They have five long, thin arms which readily break off but soon regrow and are regenerated.

Habitat

They're found across the world from the Antarctic to the tropics. They're found in both shallow and deep waters.

Instead of crawling on hundreds of tube feet like starfish, brittle stars move fairly quickly by wriggling their arms. The mouth, on the underside of the body, has five teeth. They typically hide under rocks or in crevices during the day and then come out at night to feed.

Animal zone

Awakening Seas

Awakening seas explores over 4 billion years of ocean history from giant fossils to Megalodon shark teeth.

Journey through the history of the oceans’ until the present day, discovering how life came to be on Earth. Explore the timeline and meet some of the magnificent animals that lived during this period as well as taking in the textures of the fossil wall and exploring the creatures of ocean’s past.
Conservation is at the heart of everything we do
The Deep is an international player in marine conservation, working on pioneering research schemes to protect the future of our oceans.
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Conservation is at the heart of everything we do
The Deep is an international player in marine conservation, working on pioneering research schemes to protect the future of our oceans.

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Opening Times

The Deep is open daily from 10am – 6pm (last entry 5pm)

Car parking is available at a cost of £3 for six hours. It can become full during school holidays – alternative car parks can be found here.

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Ticket Prices

Type of ticket Online On the day
Adult 13.50 15.00
Child (3 - 15) 10.57 11.75
Under 3s/Essential carers FREE FREE
Student*/Senior (60+) 12.60 14.00

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