2002 Seal epidemic

Information on Dead Seals in the North Sea, Wadden Sea and the Kattegat/Skagerrak Area in 2002

At the time of the compilation of the last seal report on 06.12.2002 the pdv epidemic amongst seals in northwestern Europe was more or less over, only in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland, seals were still dying. In the present and definitively last seal report, you will find the final overview of documented dead common and grey seals in the area, which was affected by the pdv epizootic over the entire time of the pdv epidemic between May 2002 and February 2003.

Compiled by Bettina Reineking