Number of suspected grey seal predation and fox related cases for the years 1995–2018; categorised by likelihood of grey seal predation (“likely”, “possible”, “unlikely”), cases that have only been observed but without recovery of the carcass (“observation only”) and suspected fox interactions. Cases related to fox interaction were included in the category “unlikely” and possible in terms of grey seal predation and are highlighted by a red square. The number is shown in brackets. The definite case from 2018 is included as likely in this figure. Number of grey seal victims are shown in dark grey, number of harbour seal victims in light grey bars.