There's a rich array of aquatic wildlife around Britain
Sea Watch Foundation
Marine enthusiasts will be taking to the north coast next week to watch for orcas passing through the Pentland Firth.
They say an elephant never forgets - but whales obviously have pretty good memories too.
With more than 1,700 miles of stunning coastline, along with Lerwick’s dive boat activity, boat trips and record-breaking cruise traffic, it’s no surprise that Lerwick is a very busy harbour with yachts making a valuable contribution to marine tourism in Shetland.
The annual National Whale and Dolphin Watch is set to take place this year from Saturday July 28 to Sunday August 5, with people from all walks of life encouraged to come and have a go as the event enters its 16th year.
Sea life enthusiasts have been treated to a rare sighting of killer whales off the coast of the north-east.
Concerned sealife enthusiasts taking part in a national campaign raised the alarm after seeing whales dangerously close to the Moray Firth coast.
Some exotic visitors will soon be arriving in the waters of the north of Scotland.
This is the moment an unusual Arctic visitor was captured swimming in UK waters.