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This gallery includes subjects and locations focused on in the UK strand of the BBC's series in March 2019, including seabirds in Yorkshire, sea eagles in Mull, lobsters, herring, sustainable fisheries and marine pollution.
Basking shark (Cetorhinus maximus) feeding on plankton in the surface waters around the island of Coll, Inner Hebrides, Scotland, UK, June. 2020VISION Book Plate. Did you know? The largest Basking sha...  -  Alex Mustard / 2020VISION
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Alex Mustard / 2020VISION / Basking shark (Cetorhinus maximus) feeding on plankton in the surface waters around the island of Coll, Inner Hebrides, Scotland, UK, June. 2020VISION Book Plate. Did you know? The largest Basking sha...
Gannet (Morus bassanus) feeding in sea off Bempton Cliffs, Yorkshire, England, UK, June.  -  Andy Rouse
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Andy Rouse / Gannet (Morus bassanus) feeding in sea off Bempton Cliffs, Yorkshire, England, UK, June.
Blue shark (Prionace glauca) swimming near the surface of the English Channel. Penzance, Cornwall, England, British Isles. North East Atlantic Ocean, August. Highly commended in the Portraits category...  -  Alex Mustard,Alex  Mustard
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Alex Mustard,Alex Mustard / Blue shark (Prionace glauca) swimming near the surface of the English Channel. Penzance, Cornwall, England, British Isles. North East Atlantic Ocean, August. Highly commended in the Portraits category...
Common Lobster (Homarus gammarus), St Abbs (St Abbs and Eyemouth Voluntary Marine Reserve), Berwickshire, Scotland, UK, October 2011. 2020VISION Book Plate. Did you know? Crustaceans have blue blood,...  -  Linda Pitkin / 2020VISION
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Linda Pitkin / 2020VISION / Common Lobster (Homarus gammarus), St Abbs (St Abbs and Eyemouth Voluntary Marine Reserve), Berwickshire, Scotland, UK, October 2011. 2020VISION Book Plate. Did you know? Crustaceans have blue blood,...
White-tailed eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla), swooping to take a fish from the water's surface. Loch Na Keal, Isle of Mull, Scotland, UK. June.  -  Alex  Hyde
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Alex Hyde / White-tailed eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla), swooping to take a fish from the water's surface. Loch Na Keal, Isle of Mull, Scotland, UK. June.
Atlantic herring shoal in cave {Clupea harengus} Scotland, UK  -  Dan Burton
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Dan Burton / Atlantic herring shoal in cave {Clupea harengus} Scotland, UK
Basking shark (Cetorhinus maximus) rear view of shark feeding at the surface on plankton, Cairns Of Coll, Isle of Coll, Inner Hebrides, Scotland, UK, North East Atlantic Ocean, June  -  Alex Mustard
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Alex Mustard / Basking shark (Cetorhinus maximus) rear view of shark feeding at the surface on plankton, Cairns Of Coll, Isle of Coll, Inner Hebrides, Scotland, UK, North East Atlantic Ocean, June
Split level view of a shoal of Atlantic herring fry (Clupea harengus) swimming in a rockpool past kelp fronds (Laminaria sp.), near Falmouth, Cornwall, UK, August.  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Split level view of a shoal of Atlantic herring fry (Clupea harengus) swimming in a rockpool past kelp fronds (Laminaria sp.), near Falmouth, Cornwall, UK, August.
Atlantic wolf fish (Anarhichas lupus) in a rock crevice, St Abbs (St Abbs and Eyemouth Voluntary Marine Reserve), Berwickshire, Scotland, UK, August 2011  -  Linda Pitkin / 2020VISION
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Linda Pitkin / 2020VISION / Atlantic wolf fish (Anarhichas lupus) in a rock crevice, St Abbs (St Abbs and Eyemouth Voluntary Marine Reserve), Berwickshire, Scotland, UK, August 2011
European / Common Lobster (Homarus gammarus) develoing eggs. The compound eyes of the embryos can be clearly seen. Controlled conditions, Cornwall, UK. Focus stacked image.  -  Alex  Hyde
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Alex Hyde / European / Common Lobster (Homarus gammarus) develoing eggs. The compound eyes of the embryos can be clearly seen. Controlled conditions, Cornwall, UK. Focus stacked image.
Grey seal (Halichoerus grypus) swimming amongst kelp, Farne Islands, Northumberland, England, UK, August. 2020VISION Book Plate. Did you know? The 1914 Grey Seal Protection Act ensured this species s...  -  Alex Mustard / 2020VISION
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Alex Mustard / 2020VISION / Grey seal (Halichoerus grypus) swimming amongst kelp, Farne Islands, Northumberland, England, UK, August. 2020VISION Book Plate. Did you know? The 1914 Grey Seal Protection Act ensured this species s...
Northern gannets (Morus / Sula bassanus) portrait of individual with a courting pair in foreground, UK, Bass Rock, Scotland, Portrait category winner in the British Wildlife Photography Awards BWPA co...  -  Ben Hall
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Ben Hall / Northern gannets (Morus / Sula bassanus) portrait of individual with a courting pair in foreground, UK, Bass Rock, Scotland, Portrait category winner in the British Wildlife Photography Awards BWPA co...
Gully lined with the soft coral Dead man's fingers (Alcyonium digitatum) growing beneath a summer canopy of kelp, Rosehearty, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK, Moray Firth, North Sea, June  -  Alex Mustard / 2020VISION
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Alex Mustard / 2020VISION / Gully lined with the soft coral Dead man's fingers (Alcyonium digitatum) growing beneath a summer canopy of kelp, Rosehearty, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK, Moray Firth, North Sea, June
Great spider crab (Hyas araneus) on Deadman's fingers (Alcyonium digitatum) coral, feeding in a current, Loch Carron, Ross and Cromarty, Scotland, UK, April  -  Alex Mustard / 2020VISION
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Alex Mustard / 2020VISION / Great spider crab (Hyas araneus) on Deadman's fingers (Alcyonium digitatum) coral, feeding in a current, Loch Carron, Ross and Cromarty, Scotland, UK, April
Portrait of Ballan wrasse (Labrus bergylta), St Abbs (St Abbs and Eyemouth Voluntary Marine Reserve), Berwickshire, Scotland, UK, October 2011  -  Linda Pitkin / 2020VISION
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Linda Pitkin / 2020VISION / Portrait of Ballan wrasse (Labrus bergylta), St Abbs (St Abbs and Eyemouth Voluntary Marine Reserve), Berwickshire, Scotland, UK, October 2011
Basking shark (Cetorhinus maximus) with mouth wide open feeding on plankton concentrated in surface waters close to the island of Coll, Inner Hebrides, Scotland, UK, June 2011. 2020VISION Exhibition....  -  Alex Mustard / 2020VISION
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Alex Mustard / 2020VISION / Basking shark (Cetorhinus maximus) with mouth wide open feeding on plankton concentrated in surface waters close to the island of Coll, Inner Hebrides, Scotland, UK, June 2011. 2020VISION Exhibition....
Blue shark (Prionace glauca) cruises beneath the surface of the English Channel. Penzance, Cornwall, England, British Isles. North East Atlantic Ocean, August.  -  Alex Mustard
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Alex Mustard / Blue shark (Prionace glauca) cruises beneath the surface of the English Channel. Penzance, Cornwall, England, British Isles. North East Atlantic Ocean, August.
Tagged Basking shark (Cetorhinus maximus) feeding on plankton in the surface waters around the island of Coll, Inner Hebrides, Scotland, UK, June  -  Alex Mustard / 2020VISION
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Alex Mustard / 2020VISION / Tagged Basking shark (Cetorhinus maximus) feeding on plankton in the surface waters around the island of Coll, Inner Hebrides, Scotland, UK, June
Blue shark (Prionace glauca) near the surface of the English Channel. Penzance, Cornwall, England, British Isles. North East Atlantic Ocean, August.Digitally manipulated to improve composition see 143...  -  Alex  Mustard
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Alex Mustard / Blue shark (Prionace glauca) near the surface of the English Channel. Penzance, Cornwall, England, British Isles. North East Atlantic Ocean, August.Digitally manipulated to improve composition see 143...
A close up of a blue shark (Prionace glauca) as it investigates the camera beneath the surface of the English Channel.  Penzance, Cornwall, England, British Isles. North East Atlantic Ocean, August.  -  Alex Mustard
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Alex Mustard / A close up of a blue shark (Prionace glauca) as it investigates the camera beneath the surface of the English Channel. Penzance, Cornwall, England, British Isles. North East Atlantic Ocean, August.
Small-spotted catshark (Scyliorhinus canicula) swimming away, Sark, British Channel Islands, UK, July.  -  Sue Daly
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Sue Daly / Small-spotted catshark (Scyliorhinus canicula) swimming away, Sark, British Channel Islands, UK, July.
Lesser spotted catshark / Dogfish shark (Scyliorhinus canicula) hiding amongst seaweeds, Babbacombe Bay, Devon, UK, April. Did you know? There are at least 21 native British sharks.  -  Alex Mustard / 2020VISION
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Alex Mustard / 2020VISION / Lesser spotted catshark / Dogfish shark (Scyliorhinus canicula) hiding amongst seaweeds, Babbacombe Bay, Devon, UK, April. Did you know? There are at least 21 native British sharks.
Starry smooth-hound shark (Mustelus asterias) resting on seabed, Channel Isles, UK  -  Sue Daly
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Sue Daly / Starry smooth-hound shark (Mustelus asterias) resting on seabed, Channel Isles, UK
Puffin (Fratercula arctica) swimming underwater,  Farne Islands, Northumberland, UK, July. 2020VISION Book Plate.  -  Alex Mustard / 2020VISION
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Alex Mustard / 2020VISION / Puffin (Fratercula arctica) swimming underwater, Farne Islands, Northumberland, UK, July. 2020VISION Book Plate.
Atlantic Puffin (Fratercula artica) adults on breeding cliffs. Hermaness NNR, Shetland, UK, June.  -  Mark Hamblin / 2020VISION
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Mark Hamblin / 2020VISION / Atlantic Puffin (Fratercula artica) adults on breeding cliffs. Hermaness NNR, Shetland, UK, June.
Gannets (Morus bassanus) diving to feed on discarded fish, Shetland, Scotland, UK, April.  -  SCOTLAND: The Big Picture
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SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / Gannets (Morus bassanus) diving to feed on discarded fish, Shetland, Scotland, UK, April.
Old male Grey seal (Halichoerus grypus) with mouth wide open showing worn teeth, Lundy Island, Bristol Channel, England, UK, May. 2020VISION Book Plate. Did you know? Grey seals have double in populat...  -  Alex Mustard / 2020VISION
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Alex Mustard / 2020VISION / Old male Grey seal (Halichoerus grypus) with mouth wide open showing worn teeth, Lundy Island, Bristol Channel, England, UK, May. 2020VISION Book Plate. Did you know? Grey seals have double in populat...
Grey seal (Halichoerus grypus) surfacing beneath cliffs, Lundy Island, Devon, UK, June. Did you know? The grey seal is one of the rarest seals in the world, and the UK holds around 40% of the world po...  -  Alex Mustard / 2020VISION
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Alex Mustard / 2020VISION / Grey seal (Halichoerus grypus) surfacing beneath cliffs, Lundy Island, Devon, UK, June. Did you know? The grey seal is one of the rarest seals in the world, and the UK holds around 40% of the world po...
Grey Seal (Halichoerus grypus) at rest on submerged rock, head and one flipper above water. Shetland Islands, Scotland, UK. July.  -  Andy  Trowbridge
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Andy Trowbridge / Grey Seal (Halichoerus grypus) at rest on submerged rock, head and one flipper above water. Shetland Islands, Scotland, UK. July.
Common sunstar {Crossaster papposus} off Mull Scotland  -  Alan James
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Alan James / Common sunstar {Crossaster papposus} off Mull Scotland
Northern octopus off Mull, Scotland  -  Alan James
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Alan James / Northern octopus off Mull, Scotland
European river otters (Lutra lutra) resting in sea weed, with mouth open, Isle of Mull, Inner Hebrides, Scotland, UK, December  -  Danny Green / 2020VISION
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Danny Green / 2020VISION / European river otters (Lutra lutra) resting in sea weed, with mouth open, Isle of Mull, Inner Hebrides, Scotland, UK, December
The fishing village of St Abbs seen from the southern side of St Abb's Head, Berwickshire, Scotland, UK, May 2017  -  Philippe Clement
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Philippe Clement / The fishing village of St Abbs seen from the southern side of St Abb's Head, Berwickshire, Scotland, UK, May 2017
Lion's mane jellyfih (Cyanea capillata) with diver photographing it, Mull, Scotland, June 2009  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Sá
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Sá / Lion's mane jellyfih (Cyanea capillata) with diver photographing it, Mull, Scotland, June 2009
Swarm of Common / Moon Jellyfish (Aurelia aurita)in sea loch, Isle of Mull, Scotland. June.  -  Alex Hyde
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Alex Hyde / Swarm of Common / Moon Jellyfish (Aurelia aurita)in sea loch, Isle of Mull, Scotland. June.
Aggregation / bloom / swarm of Moon Jellyfish (Aurelia aurita) in the clear waters of Loch Na Keal, off the Isle of Mull, north west Scotland, UK, June, Photographed through the surface.  -  Nick Garbutt
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Nick Garbutt / Aggregation / bloom / swarm of Moon Jellyfish (Aurelia aurita) in the clear waters of Loch Na Keal, off the Isle of Mull, north west Scotland, UK, June, Photographed through the surface.
Two European river otters (Lutra lutra) fighting over a fish, Isle of Mull, Inner Hebrides, Scotland, UK, December  -  Danny Green / 2020VISION
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Danny Green / 2020VISION / Two European river otters (Lutra lutra) fighting over a fish, Isle of Mull, Inner Hebrides, Scotland, UK, December
Gannet (Morus bassanus) adult with fishing net caught in the barbs in its bill. Shetland Islands, Scotland, UK, June.  -  Andrew Parkinson
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Andrew Parkinson / Gannet (Morus bassanus) adult with fishing net caught in the barbs in its bill. Shetland Islands, Scotland, UK, June.
Gannet (Morus bassanus) group diving to feed off Bempton Cliffs, Yorkshire, England, UK, June.  -  Andy Rouse
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Andy Rouse / Gannet (Morus bassanus) group diving to feed off Bempton Cliffs, Yorkshire, England, UK, June.
Gannet (Morus bassanus) diving underwater, seen from the surface off Bempton Cliffs, Yorkshire, England, UK, June.  -  Andy Rouse
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Andy Rouse / Gannet (Morus bassanus) diving underwater, seen from the surface off Bempton Cliffs, Yorkshire, England, UK, June.
Pair of Northern gannets (Morus bassanus) courting, Bempton Cliffs RSBP Reserve, Yorkshire, England, UK, June.  -  Mick Jenner
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Mick Jenner / Pair of Northern gannets (Morus bassanus) courting, Bempton Cliffs RSBP Reserve, Yorkshire, England, UK, June.
Gannet (Morus bassanus) two diving off Bempton Cliffs, Yorkshire, England, UK, June.  -  Andy Rouse
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Andy Rouse / Gannet (Morus bassanus) two diving off Bempton Cliffs, Yorkshire, England, UK, June.
Gannet (Morus bassanus) catching fish off Bempton Cliffs, Yorkshire, England, UK, June.  -  Andy Rouse
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Andy Rouse / Gannet (Morus bassanus) catching fish off Bempton Cliffs, Yorkshire, England, UK, June.
Gannet (Morus bassanus) underwater,  off Bempton Cliffs, Yorkshire, England, UK, June.  -  Andy Rouse
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Andy Rouse / Gannet (Morus bassanus) underwater, off Bempton Cliffs, Yorkshire, England, UK, June.
Gannet (Morus bassanus) diving, Bempton Cliffs, Yorkshire, England, UK, June.  -  Andy Rouse
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Andy Rouse / Gannet (Morus bassanus) diving, Bempton Cliffs, Yorkshire, England, UK, June.
White tailed sea eagle fishing {Haliaeetus albicilla}, Isle of Skye, Scotland, UK. Endangered species. Sequence 1/3  -  David Kjaer
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David Kjaer / White tailed sea eagle fishing {Haliaeetus albicilla}, Isle of Skye, Scotland, UK. Endangered species. Sequence 1/3
Shoal of Atlantic herring fry (Clupea harengus) swimming in a rockpool past kelp fronds, near Falmouth, Cornwall, UK, August.  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Shoal of Atlantic herring fry (Clupea harengus) swimming in a rockpool past kelp fronds, near Falmouth, Cornwall, UK, August.
European lobster (Homarus gammarus) Channel Islands, UK July  -  Sue Daly
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Sue Daly / European lobster (Homarus gammarus) Channel Islands, UK July
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