Andy Dehart, Director of Husbandry

An expert in the field of husbandry, Andy Dehart (aka “The Shark Guy” on the Discovery Channel’s Shark Week) has more than 20 years of experience working with sharks and other aquatic species. In his role, Andy is responsible for the design and development of live animal exhibits for the Aquarium. He leads the Aquarium’s husbandry team in the long-term care of the animals in the exhibit, while overseeing water chemistry, nutrition, life support operation, and animal enrichment. Dehart’s knowledge of, and passion for sharks, has led him to serve on the Shark Advisory to Discovery Channel’s Shark Week, and has made a number of high-profile media appearances including The Today Show, the Early Show, NBC Nightly News, and others.