It's a boy! Attraction welcomes baby blue spotted stingray to new home

Barney may be off to France next week, but the Sealife Centre, on the Promenade in central Blackpool, has welcomed a new resident.

Friday, 2nd September 2016, 10:34 am
Updated Friday, 2nd September 2016, 11:36 am
New resident

The attraction has welcomed its first blue spotted ribbontail stingray in a bid to help with conservation of the protected species.

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Visitors could now see the four-week-old, whose natural habitat would be shallow lagoons and reef flats, grow to be 70cm in length.

General manager Jenn McDonough said: “Our little blue spotted ribbontail is settling into his new home and doing really well.”