Great Lakes Aquarium

Shipwrecks Alive!

Shipwrecks Alive! provides an in-depth look at the fascinating world of sunken ships and the diverse wildlife ecosystems they attract and sustain. The exhibit focuses on three unique examples of shipwrecks serving as underwater habitat in three very distinct and different parts of the world: Lake Superior, the South Pacific, and the Mediterranean Sea.

Animals you will find in this exhibit:

Exhibit Gallery

Upcoming Events

Feb 14 @ 1:00 pm – 1:20 pm
The Mediterranean Tank in the Shipwrecks Alive! exhibit is home to several fascinating animals, representative of the wildlife that might be found on a shipwreck in the Mediterranean Sea. Join us to watch as our... View More
Join us to learn about the many ways animals eat on a coral reef! Watch the colorful fish use different strategies to gather their food in this salt water exhibit.
Feb 17 @ 1:00 pm – 1:20 pm
The Mediterranean Tank in the Shipwrecks Alive! exhibit is home to several fascinating animals, representative of the wildlife that might be found on a shipwreck in the Mediterranean Sea. Join us to watch as our... View More

This project was funded in part by the State of Minnesota Legacy Amendment’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund in FY 2014.