Protection zones for whales, dolphins and basking sharks are being considered across thousands of miles of sea off the Scottish coast.
The sound of a the minke whale has been recorded for the first time off Scotland’s coast.
A north-east lifeboat volunteer has had a close brush with a minke whale off the coast of Fraserburgh.
Hundreds of sea life enthusiasts have been treated to a bonanza of sightings off the Moray coastline.
Wildlife enthusiasts in Moray have organised a weekend of whale and dolphin events to capitalise on a surge of interest in the majestic sea mammals.
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