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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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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

Introducing our new award-winning photographer, Mario Cea

Covid-19 update from the Image Quest Marine team

Celebrate Reptile Awareness Day 2020 with our Crocodile gallery

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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Our News Archive

20.10.20 Celebrate Reptile Awareness Day 2020 with our Crocodile gallery

28.09.20 Introducing our new award-winning photographer, Mario Cea

14.08.20 A new collection of  400+ beautiful Shark & Ray images

20.05.20: The epic journeys of Green Sea Turtles revealed

12.04.20: Our Jellyfish photography is featured in a new book by Peter Williams

25.03.20: Enjoy our edited gallery for Manatee Appreciation Day

20.03.20: Scientists solve the mystery of why Narwhals have tusks

20.03.20: Covid-19 update

18.02.2020: Marine Biologists discover two new species of Porcelain Crabs

18.02.2020: Read our feature on Peter Parks' Copepod micro-photography

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