Introduction: Black mussels (Choromytilus meridionalis) are common on shallow, flat reefs and low-shore rocks, especially in areas of sand cover. This species is a popular table food although it can become poisonous following toxic red tides.
Diet: Filter-feeds sucking water through inhalant and exhalant siphons.
Colouration: Shiny black to blue shell. The flesh of the male is pale yellow and the female dark chocolate by the gonads.
Breeding: Sperms and eggs are ejected into the water where they develop into planktonic larvae.
Max size: 150mm.
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