Open Ocean

Come Face
to Face With These Predators of the Deep

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Shark Alley: Atlantic Predators

Sharks of varying sizes and species slowly encircle visitors inside this 225,000-gallon, ring-shaped exhibit. Come nose to nose with several species of sharks and learn to identify the many characteristics of these toothy predators of the deep.

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Sharks! Behind the Scenes

National Aquarium - Immersion Tours

Learn About Sharks! Behind the Scenes

Get uncomfortably close to these predators of the deep.

Sleepover With the Sharks

National Aquarium - Immersion Tours

Learn About Sleepover With the Sharks

Sharks will be lurking close by as you attempt to sleep through the night!

Holly Bourbon
Curator of Fishes/Diving Safety Officer

pressroom striped fish

As the Curator of Fishes, Holly's day-to-day responsibilities include managing our staff of Aquarists and making sure that all of the animals under our care are doing well! Learn More