A total of 19 Monk seals in Cyprus

NEWS Wednesday, 05 January, 2022

A total of 19 Monk seals in Cyprus

Around 4 - 5 Mediterranean Monk seals were spotted a few days ago in the area of Ayia Napa, bringing the total number to 19 throughout Cyprus. Speaking to CNA, the Officer of the Fisheries Department Melina Markou noted that this time of the year is the period when monk seals reproduce and she appealed to citizens not to disturb them during this critical time.