Seals - SMRU coordinated summer counts of Common/Harbour seals (Phoca vitulina) in period 2011 to 2015 (SNH WMS)
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The harbour or common seal (Phoca vitulina) occurs in the North Atlantic and North Pacific. There are about 83,000 harbour seals in Europe. About 35% of this population is found in UK waters, and 83% of these in Scottish waters.
The layer depicts summer counts coordinated by the Sea Mammal Research Unit (SMRU)