Our exclusive 360 videos let you come face to face with sharks at Shedd Aquarium and in the crystal-blue waters of the bahamas.
Sharks are vital to maintaining healthy ocean ecosystems, but these magnificent predators are under threat of extinction from overfishing and other human impacts. Swim with sharks in 360, then take action to #KeepSharksSwimming.
360: Diving with Coral Reef Sharks in the Bahamas
Swim alongside Shedd researcher Steve Kessel as he studies protected sharks in the Bahamas.
360: Swim with the Sharks in Wild Reef
How do we care for 20+ sharks in Shedd’s Wild Reef? Enter the water for a close look.
360: Explore a Lemon Shark Nursery
Mangrove forests give lemon shark pups a sheltered space to grow. Splash in alongside growing sharks in this one-of-a-kind habitat.
360: Dive in with Hammerhead and Nurse Sharks
Follow hammerheads and nurse sharks as they feed, and learn how these top predators promote healthy underwater ecosystems!
Shark Research in the Bahamas
Concentrating in the Caribbean region and working with partners in The Bahamas, our field scientists are conducting research to help best protect sharks and their ecosystems.
Shedd’s collaboration with international shark research project Global FinPrint gives Chicago-area teens the opportunity to be community scientists in a high-tech survey of shark and ray populations around the globe.
Meet the Sharks at Shedd
From reef sharks in constant motion to small deep-ocean sharks resting vertically on a rock wall, these awe-inspiring predators are found across our oceans—and throughout Shedd Aquarium.