Aerial Surveys of Harbour and Grey Seals in the Wadden Sea in 2006
Harbour Seals: Puzzling Results
As in the foregoing years, in 2006 the surveys to monitor the harbour seal Phoca vitulina population in the entire Wadden Sea were coordinated and carried out trilaterally according to the Seal Management Plan.
Counting Grey Seals in the Wadden Sea in 2006
This is the first time that we report on trilaterally coordinated surveys on grey seals in the Wadden Sea. We therefore introduce this species and report on this year’s counts.
Trilateral Seal Expert Group (TSEG)
Peter J.H. Reijnders & Sophie M.J.M. Brasseur, IMARES, Texel, The Netherlands;
Kai F. Abt, Wildlife Consulting, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany;
Ursula Siebert, FTZ-Büsum der Universität Kiel, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany;
Michael Stede, LAVES Cuxhaven, Niedersachsen, Germany;
Svend Tougaard, Fiskeri- og Søfartmuseet, Esbjerg, Denmark;