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Data Deficient
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Data Deficient

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Diet

They are nocturnal, so hunt at night along the bottom of the sea for crustaceans, mollusks and stingrays.

Fun fact

Nurse sharks aren't generally aggressive and usually swim away when approached. However, some unprovoked attacks on swimmers and divers have been reported.

Habitat

You'll find them in the Atlantic Ocean.

"These bottom dwelling sharks are usually yellowish-tan to dark brown and can grow up to 2 and a half metres long, weighing over 200 pounds. They are nocturnal, so spend the day in their favourite cave or crevice, often sleeping in groups. Then they come out at night to search the bottom of the sea for food. "

Animal zone

Endless Oceans

2.5 million litres of water and 87 tonnes of salt make this display home to some of the most incredible animals in the sea.

See a variety of sharks and rays, including White tip reef sharks, Nurse shark, Grey reef sharks, Zebra sharks, Honeycomb whiptail rays and Green sawfish - the only pair in the UK. It is also home to a pair of rescued Loggerhead sea turtles.
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.

Plan your visit

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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The Deep Tower Street, Hull, HU1 4DP

01482 381000 Any questions?

SAT NAV (HU9 1TU) this will take you to Tower Street, Hull, the nearest main road to The Deep.

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

* Students must provide a valid NUS card or proof of age is required for school/sixth form students

Code of Conduct

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Customer Safety

The Deep takes the safety and security of its staff and visitors seriously and continues to work with Counter Terrorism Police Officers to review security regimes on a regular basis.

The Deep reserves the right to carry out random bag searches at reception. To minimise delays, please avoid bringing large bags and rucksacks into the attraction.

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