It’s amazing how many people are scared of sharks. I have over 500 dives over four years on the west coast and have only seen one large shark. It was such a neat experience to see a ten foot shark in the water – most likely a sixgill shark, which are not dangerous. During Open House the sharks will all treat you with respect (as you should them!). All the sharks we have are preserved, not living specimens, but it is neat to see them and appreciate them up close. This year we’ll have a salmon shark on display – be sure to come check it out!
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