Hans Walters is an animal department supervisor at the Wildlife Conservation Society’s New York Aquarium in Brooklyn NY, and a field scientist with WCS’ New York Seascape Program. As animal supervisor, he oversees the daily care of sharks and rays, sea turtles and numerous marine fishes and invertebrates in the Aquarium’s newest exhibit Ocean Wonders: Sharks! His work with Seascape involves long-range movements and habitat usage in various species of sharks seasonally occurring in the New York Bight. He has been an avid SCUBA diver for over 40 years. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Miami in Florida and his Master of Science degree from Hofstra University in New York.