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Marine and Fisheries

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Read the Atlas

Scotland's Marine Atlas coverFind out more about:

  • Marine litter and what you can do to prevent it
  • Creatures that live in the seas
  • What Scotland's seas are used for
  • The effects of climate change on Scotland's seas

...and much more

Photo Gallery

Film reelThere are lots of pictures in the Marine Atlas and many of them are in the photo gallery. They're arranged so that they mirror the chapters of the Atlas and they are all free to use.

There are also some images of Marine Scotland scientists at work taking water samples.

If you're looking for more pictures, here are some other places to try:

The Learning Teaching Scotland (LTS) website also has a free-to-use photo gallery in its Weather and Climate Change section with lots of great images.