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Mussel Worms

Namibia

Introduction: Mussel worms (Pseudonereis variegata) can be identified by their colour as well their cylindrical shape and 2 short tentacles with a pair of enlarged palps topped with nipple like partitions. As there are over 50 species in southern African waters, identification is usually by microscopic inspection. They are the most common worm living amongst seaweeds, on rocky shores or on mussels.

Distribution: Throughout Namibian waters.

Diet: Eats small animals and seaweed.

Colouration: Dark khaki green body.

Breeding:  Not known.

Max size: 150mm.

Amjicaja Guest House

5km from the town center and within walking distance of the lagoon

Courtyard Hotel - Walvis Bay

A business hotel close to the town center

Egumbo Lodge

This colonial style lodge on the Walvis Bay Lagoon is the ideal place from which to explore the central Namibian coast

Lagoon Lodge

A bright & cozy lodge overlooking the lagoon and close to all of the cities amenities

Oyster Box Guest House

A small, upmarket, owner managed guest house offering excellent views over the Walvis Bay lagoon

Pelican Bay Hotel

Well situated with views over the lagoon and close to the ever popular Raft Restaurant

Pelican Point Lodge

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

Spindrift Guest House

A friendly & relaxing eight roomed guest house

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