Welcome to Image Quest Marine

We are the UK's leading stock image library specialising in photography of aquatic wildlife and environments. Our content is available to license editorially or commercially across all forms of media.

Whether you are working on an educational textbook, designing a greetings card range or tracking down unique stills for film & television, we've got you covered.

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Need regular content or working on a large-scale project? Contact us to set up a fee agreement and instant access to high res files.

Do you want help finding that perfect image? Take advantage of our free research service.

Bringing you the best underwater imagery from our award-winning photographers

Trending galleries

Our exclusive collection of plankton micro-photography is one of the best in the world

Collection Highlights

Our Latest News

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Enjoy our new travel photography edit

Turtles of the World... An interview with photo researcher Jane Smith

Animal Groups

From topside mammals to weird-and-wonderful inhabitants of the ocean floor, our contributors have photographed thousands of wildlife species, shooting everything from microscopic plankton to the planet's largest animal, the colossal blue whale.

To explore the vast variety of life supported by the world's oceans and freshwater environments, browse our curated image selections showcasing the main animal groups.


Trending Animal Galleries

Colourful Cuttlefish and playful Sea Otters... Check out our trending edited animal galleries.













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