Introduction: Bisexual mussels (Semimytilus algosus) have a male gonad on one side and a female on the other. This hermaphroditic species is small and elongate in shape.
Diet: Filter-feeds through an enlarged sheet-like gill.
Colouration: Smooth brown shell that swells below the apex.
Breeding: Enormous amounts of sperm and eggs develop into planktonic larvae once shed into the water.
Max size: 50mm.
Wonderfully situated remote lodge - directly on the beach near the Cape Cross seal colony
An upmarket lodge on the Skeleton Coast - only visit-able as part of a fly in safari.
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
A campsite in the Skeleton Coast Park, popular with fisherman during the summer holidays