In the bowl of a stand mixer, cream butter, sugar, and salt on medium-high speed until combined.
Add cream, vanilla extract, and vanilla bean paste and continue to beat until light and fluffy.
Separate frosting in thirds into three different bowls.
Add 3 drops of blue food coloring into one bowl of frosting.
Add 3 drops of teal food coloring into the second bowl of frosting
Leave the third bowl as white
Using a large frosting piping bag, add 1 scoop of teal
Add 1 scoop of Blue frosting into the same bag together with the Teal frosting
Add the white frosting last and begin to push all the frosting down to the bottom of the pastry bag where you begin to see frosting coming out of the tip.
Frost the cupcakes starting in a circle on the outer ring and begin to work your way in until you reach the center and form a peak.
Place a gummy shark on top of each cupcake.