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03-11-2012 : MARINE LIFE PICTURED LIVING IN CANAL UNDER THE M1

Underwater photographs taken by Jack Perk could have been snapped in some far off exotic seas but they were actually taken in a British canal situated under the M1 motorway.

The images included some stunning images of Britain’s most popular freshwater fish including bullheads, chubs and gudgeons.

Astonishingly, despite living next to one of the UKs busiest roads the fish enjoy a rich habitat in extraordinary crystal clear water.

Jack spent five hours standing in the freezing canal near his home in Silverdale, Nottingham, to capture the pictures which will be showcased in a BBC wildlife documentary.

Jack said Some people are really surprised when I tell them they are taken in a canal under a motorway.

If you are interested photographing marine and wildlife then a Canal Boat Holiday is a perfect choice for you.

Taking a Canal Boat Holiday provides photographers with great opportunity to take some really great photographs of marine and wildlife.

The early morning is one of the great times for photographs and on a Canal Boat you can get out of bed open the door and be taking stunning early morning wildlife shots while still in your slippers.

Similarly, on a summer evening you can wait for the magical late sunshine in a beautiful location.

Use the Canal Boat to get close to wildlife as you will find many birds and animals are less concerned by a Canal Boat than they are by a human being walking along the canal.

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The beautiful canals of England and Wales wind their way through a variety of interesting and distinctive locations offering you the chance to stop off and investigate further at a mooring of your choice or to simply continue cruising onto the next destination.
 
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