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This is a selection of images from my underwater work over the past few years. There are images from the Red Sea, The Inner Hebrides and Latin Amercia. We offer trips to these destinations on our travel site acuatours.com. There are also albums of our Mull wildlife photo trips and examples of our Isle of Wight social event photography services.
  • Mark Harding  Blue Shark (Prionace Glauca) in the Azores : blue, shark, azores, Blue Shark, Prionace Glauca, atlantic, blue, open, ocean, sea, conservation, finning, risk, shark fin soup, hong kong, fin market, shark fin
  • anenome-fish
  • angel-fish-red-sea
  • Mark Harding  scotland, basking sharks, wildlife, marine life, heritage, appendix I, IUCN Relist, endangered, plankton, planktivores, migration, migratory, gills, fins, shark fin soup, conservation, hebrides : scotland, basking sharks, wildlife, marine life, heritage, appendix I, IUCN Relist, endangered, plankton, planktivores, migration, migratory, gills, fins, shark fin soup, conservation, hebrides
  • bat-fish-red-sea
  • Mark Harding  scotland, basking sharks, wildlife, marine life, heritage, appendix I, IUCN Relist, endangered, plankton, planktivores, migration, migratory, gills, fins, shark fin soup, conservation, hebrides : scotland, basking sharks, wildlife, marine life, heritage, appendix I, IUCN Relist, endangered, plankton, planktivores, migration, migratory, gills, fins, shark fin soup, conservation, hebrides
  • Mark Harding  Blue Shark (Prionace Glauca) in the Azores : blue, shark, azores, Blue Shark, Prionace Glauca, atlantic, blue, open, ocean, sea, conservation, finning, risk, shark fin soup, hong kong, fin market, shark fin
  • Mark Harding  Blue Shark (Prionace Glauca) in the Azores : blue, shark, azores, Blue Shark, Prionace Glauca, atlantic, blue, open, ocean, sea, conservation, finning, risk, shark fin soup, hong kong, fin market, shark fin
  • blue-spotted-stingray
  • carpet-anenomes
  • Mark Harding/Specialist Stock  Manta Birstris showing cleaning station activity. Observations part of porject elasmo, conservation project in Ecuador. : manta, ray, birostris, giant, cleaning station, manta ray
  • Mark Harding/Specialist Stock  Manta Birostris swimming at surface, Pacific Ocean, Ecuador. : manta, giant manta ray, pelagic manta ray, chevron, blue, surface, blue, clean, pristine, curious
  • diver-on-a-wreck
  • Mark Harding  Blue Shark (Prionace Glauca) in the Azores : blue, shark, azores, Blue Shark, Prionace Glauca, atlantic, blue, open, ocean, sea, conservation, finning, risk, shark fin soup, hong kong, fin market, shark fin
  • Mark Harding  scotland, basking sharks, wildlife, marine life, heritage, appendix I, IUCN Relist, endangered, plankton, planktivores, migration, migratory, gills, fins, shark fin soup, conservation, hebrides : scotland, basking sharks, wildlife, marine life, heritage, appendix I, IUCN Relist, endangered, plankton, planktivores, migration, migratory, gills, fins, shark fin soup, conservation, hebrides
  • diving-in-the-red-sea
  • diving-with-octopus  hiding by day. Usually returns to the same hiding place day after day unless disturbed. Builds itself in using collections of shells and pieces of dead coral. Hunts by night.
  • Mark Harding  Blue Shark (Prionace Glauca) in the Azores : blue, shark, azores, Blue Shark, Prionace Glauca, atlantic, blue, open, ocean, sea, conservation, finning, risk, shark fin soup, hong kong, fin market, shark fin
  • diving-wrecks
  • Mark Harding  Blue Shark (Prionace Glauca) in the Azores : blue, shark, azores, Blue Shark, Prionace Glauca, atlantic, blue, open, ocean, sea, conservation, finning, risk, shark fin soup, hong kong, fin market, shark fin
  • fish-eye
  • Mark Harding/specialist stock  Manta birostris, head and eye closeup. : Manta birostris, head and eye closeup.
  • Mark Harding/Specialist Stock  Giant manta ray, Isla de la Plata Ecuador. Portrait shot of Manta birostris approaching camera. : Manta biristris, Giant Manta, Pacific, Pelagic, Underwater, Blue, Deep, Cephalic Fins, Chevron, Marine, Research, ID, Ocean
  • Mark Harding  Giant Manta Ray, Ecuador : ecuador, pacific, manta birostris, pelagic, conservation, CMS, appendices, I & II, IUCN, redlist, devil ray, pacific, wings, span, gill rakers
  • Mark Harding/Specialist Stock  Giant manta ray, Isla de la Plata Ecuador. Portrait shot of Manta birostris approaching camera. : Manta biristris, Giant Manta, Pacific, Pelagic, Underwater, Blue, Deep, Cephalic Fins, Chevron, Marine, Research, ID, Ocean
  • glass-fish-red-sea
  • Mark Harding/Specialist Stock  Green Sea Turtle (Chelonia mydas) near to the surface. Machalilla National Park, Ecuador. : Chelonia mydas, green sea turtle, Ecuador, surface, shell, reflection, marine, conservation, sea, Pacific, reef, life, research, close, wide angle, blue, green, clean, environment
  • Mark Harding  Basking Sharks searching for and feeding on plankton driven to the hebrides on ocean current systems favourable to the production of plankton. Basking sharks frequent the western UK coastline during the spring and summer. : basking shark fins fin mouths gaping plankton temperate waters c
  • lion-fish-sunball
  • Mark Harding/Specialist Stock  Pelagic Manta Birostris or Giant Manta Ray. Ecuador. Landscape Format. : Manta Manta Ray, Giant Manta Ray, Pacific Ocean, Ecuador
  • Mark Harding/Specialist Stock  Black Manta birostris with remora : melanism, melanistic, black, remora, host, ocean, pacific, blue, underwater, marine
  • Mark Harding/Specialist Stock  Mobula species Isla de la Plata, Ecuador, Machalilla National Park. : mobula, underwater, diving, pelagic, blue, underwater, Ecuador, Ocean, Pacific
  • moray-eel
  • nudibranch-red-sea
  • Mark Harding  scotland, basking sharks, wildlife, marine life, heritage, appendix I, IUCN Relist, endangered, plankton, planktivores, migration, migratory, gills, fins, shark fin soup, conservation, hebrides : scotland, basking sharks, wildlife, marine life, heritage, appendix I, IUCN Relist, endangered, plankton, planktivores, migration, migratory, gills, fins, shark fin soup, conservation, hebrides
  • picasso-trigger-fish
  • Mark Harding  Blue Shark (Prionace Glauca) in the Azores : blue, shark, azores, Blue Shark, Prionace Glauca, atlantic, blue, open, ocean, sea, conservation, finning, risk, shark fin soup, hong kong, fin market, shark fin
  • red-anenome
  • red-mouth-coral-grouper (2)  Showing its namesake bright red inside mouth. Can often be found living amongst colonies of Yellow Sweeper (Parapriacanthus ransonneti)  which it vigorously protects from attack by passing jacks, in return for feeding from the same glassfish colony.
  • red-sea-anenome-fish
  • red-sea-diving
  • red-sea-diving-holidays
  • red-sea-trips
  • scorpion-fish-diving
  • Mark Harding  Blue Shark (Prionace Glauca) in the Azores : blue, shark, azores, Blue Shark, Prionace Glauca, atlantic, blue, open, ocean, sea, conservation, finning, risk, shark fin soup, hong kong, fin market, shark fin
  • Mark Harding  scotland, basking sharks, wildlife, marine life, heritage, appendix I, IUCN Relist, endangered, plankton, planktivores, migration, migratory, gills, fins, shark fin soup, conservation, hebrides : scotland, basking sharks, wildlife, marine life, heritage, appendix I, IUCN Relist, endangered, plankton, planktivores, migration, migratory, gills, fins, shark fin soup, conservation, hebrides
  • shrimp-cleaning-mouth  being cleaned by a Bruun’s Cleaning Partner Shrimp – Urocaridella aontonbruunii – this incredible gaping action allows the shrimp uninhibited access to the mouth and gills.
  • sting-rays
  • stone-fish  said to be the world’s most venomous fish. Found in many colours according to habitat. Probably also the worlds most adaptable camouflage system for a fish.
  • swirling-barracuda
  • Mark Harding/Specialist Stock  Manta Birstris showing cleaning station activity. Observations part of porject elasmo, conservation project in Ecuador. : manta, ray, birostris, giant, cleaning station, manta ray
  • thistlegorm  Corals on SS Thistlegorm
  • Mark Harding  Blue Shark (Prionace Glauca) in the Azores : blue, shark, azores, Blue Shark, Prionace Glauca, atlantic, blue, open, ocean, sea, conservation, finning, risk, shark fin soup, hong kong, fin market, shark fin
  • turtle-and-divers
  • Mark Harding/speacialist stock  Green Sea Turtle Chelonia mydas : Green Sea Turtle Chelonia mydas