|This photograph of a basking shark by Chris Gotschalk is in the public domain|
|Up to four Basking Sharks off Wester Ellister in September 2010, photographed by Mark Reynier|
A fascinating study by SNH and Exeter University has recently marked several of these huge fish with satellite tags. You can read about the study and see maps of the tracks at:
including of one which was marked off Tiree on 13th July but which has moved to the waters off Colonsay.