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Shabby Sponge Crab


Introduction: An outstanding shaggy coat of long, rigid brown hairs can only mean the shabby sponge crab (Dromidia hisutissima). This rather gruff looking crab also carries a cloak of sponge or seaweed on its back, although it seldom hides it completely.

Distribution: From Luderitz south to the mouth of the Orange River.

Diet: Minute sea food particles.

Colouration: Stiff brown hairs on a brown body.

Breeding: Eggs hatch into planktonic larvae.

Max size: 40mm.

Cape Cross Lodge

Wonderfully situated remote lodge - directly on the beach near the Cape Cross seal colony

Hoanib Skeleton Coast Camp

An upmarket lodge on the Skeleton Coast - only visit-able as part of a fly in safari.

Terrace Bay

Accommodation in the Skeleton Coast, really catering for fisherman but hardened visitors who absolutely have to spend a few nights inside the Skeleton Coast Park may choose to stay here

Torra Bay

A campsite in the Skeleton Coast Park, popular with fisherman during the summer holidays

Windhoek Car Hire