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Diet

They mainly eat other fish, but will also eat fruit, seeds and some crabs.

Fun fact

 They are named for their red or orange caudal (tail) fin.

Habitat

They live in the rivers of South America.

It's a slow-moving, bottom-dwelling fish that is thought to attack prey by probing and ambush. They are a generally a peaceful fish but are well known for their huge mouths and appetites!

Animal zone

Amazon Flooded Forest

Delve into the mysteries of the tropical freshwater habitat featuring Black pacu, an enormous vegetarian relative of the piranha

The flooded forests of the Amazon are incredibly productive yet vulnerable environments, which adapt during the rainy season to provide new habitats for fish to feed and reproduce.
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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 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

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Ticket Prices

Type of ticket Online
Adult £16.50
Child (3 - 15) £13.00
Under 3s/Essential carers FREE
Student*/Senior £15.50

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

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