Introduction: Beadworms (Syllis spp.) have long, wispy tentacle like protrusions from the sides of each segment of the body. Overall they are small, thin and thread-like in appearance and are beaded in appearance, hence the common name. Features on the head include 2 enlarged palps that bend forwards and 3 annulated tentacles.
Distribution: Common in tufts of seaweed along the entire Namibian coastline.Diet: Eats either small plants or animals.
Colouration: Whitish body with dark brown tentacles. Breeding: Not known.
Max size: 30mm.
visit the Kolmanskop Ghost town near Luderitz
trip into the Sperrgebiet (forbidden diamond area) with visits to the abandonded mining town of Pomona & the rock arch at Bogenfels
Several cruises around Luderitz harbour, options include sunset cruises & a visit to an oyster farm