Sharks in Wisconsin

Wisconsin doesn’t have too many sharks, with four to five thriving in the waters. The great white, the largest of the lot, is not a common visitor here.

Sharks in Wisconsin

List of the Different Types of Sharks in Wisconsin

Species Maximum Size Aggressiveness
Shortfin Mako Shark 6.5-9.5 feet Highly aggressive
Longfin Mako Shark 12-14 feet Highly aggressive
Nurse Shark 7-8 feet Not aggressive
Great White Shark 11-16 feet Highly aggressive



Bull sharks have been sighted in the waters of Wisconsin, rarely, though. The cold and freshwater there make it difficult for these sharks to survive. 

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