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Red List Status:
Endangered
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Endangered

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Diet

They are agile swimmers, able to squeeze through crevices when hunting prey. They generally eat molluscs, fish and crustaceans.

Fun fact

Baby sharks have black and white stripes when they're born, but they change to spots as they grow.

Habitat

They're found in the Western Pacific and Indian Oceans. They rest on the sandy bottom of the sea during the day, and hunt at night.

They have stripes when they're born, but this changes to spots as they mature. As juveniles they are roughly 20cms long, but can grow up to 3.5 metres in length. The major threats to this species include bycatch from trawl fisheries and habitat destruction. Bycatch is when they're caught accidentally by fishermen looking to catch different species.

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 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?

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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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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.

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