marine life of Namibia
Introduction: The blacktail (Diplodus sargus) is a very commonly caught fish by many Namibian anglers and fisherman and is a common catch on angling safaris in Namibia. Blacktail is the most common name by which this fish goes by, however it is also referred to as the Dassie and world wide as white bream. The blacktail is primarily an inshore fish species and favours turbulent and rough seas, heading for rocky areas from which they are often caught. Blacktail often occur in small shoals and they can tolerate all sorts of variable temperatures.
Distribution: Coastal Namibian waters including estuaries.
Diet: Prawns and sardines amongst a variety of sea food.
Colouring: A white fish with a black spot just before the tail starts.
Size: Adults can reach 45cm long and weigh as much as 3kg.
5km from the town center and within walking distance of the lagoon
A business hotel close to the town center
This colonial style lodge on the Walvis Bay Lagoon is the ideal place from which to explore the central Namibian coast
A bright & cozy lodge overlooking the lagoon and close to all of the cities amenities
A small, upmarket, owner managed guest house offering excellent views over the Walvis Bay lagoon
Well situated with views over the lagoon and close to the ever popular Raft Restaurant
Adjacent to a light house on a remote peninsula near the town of Walvis Bay. Pelican Point Lodge offers luxurious accommodation in a tranquil, remote & unspoiled environment
A friendly & relaxing eight roomed guest house