OCEANS: Gray seals thrive in Cape Cod waters, to dismay of fishermen Published: Monday, August 19, 2013 The once-welcomed gray seals in the seas off Cape Cod are now seen as a nuisance to fishermen. Please subscribe to Greenwire to read the full story. Username: Password: Forgot your access codes? Recover them. Not a subscriber? Sign up for a trial. Ready to subscribe? Click here.