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Diet

It's an omnivore so can feed on both small insects and vegetation.

Fun fact

Red devil crabs keep their eggs tucked inside their bodies until they hatch giving the appearance of a live birth.

Habitat

The crabs come from the island of Java in Indonesia.

Red Devil crabs have bright-yellow eyes which contrast sharply with their orange abdomens. They live on land and as such are at threat from deforestation and habitat destruction. At only a few centimetres across, their small size helps them to squeeze in and around rock and debris. Unlike most crabs they don't need to spend much time in water. They can normally be found climbing around the forest floor looking for insects to eat.

Animal zone

Deep Blue One

Deep Blue One is home to species which live in some of the greatest river systems of the world.

Descending through the rainbow tunnel, you enter Deep Blue One. Protecting the world’s rivers is a vital part of protecting planet Earth and by understanding these habitats and the creatures living in them we can change our behaviours to ensure their survival.
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Show your support for The Deep’s sharks, penguin or turtles! All money goes directly back into our conservation and research work so by purchasing a pack you are making a real difference!

Plan your visit

Opening Times

The Deep is open daily from 10am – 6pm Monday - Friday and 9am - 6pm weekends & school holidays (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
Adult £17.75
Child (3 - 15) £14.00
Under 3s/Essential carers FREE
Student*/Senior £16.75

* 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.

More information can be found on how to play your part here https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/stay-safe-film https://www.mi5.gov.uk/what-you-can-do

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