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Nephthy's Sand-worms


Introduction: Nephthys' sand-worms (Nephtys spp.) burrow in lagoonal sandbanks and sandy beaches. The anterior lobe is small, squat and equipped with 4 antennae. The proboscis is usually withdrawn into the body and rows of soft spikes line the snout in a ring of finger-like papillae. This species is named after the Egyptian goddess Nephthys.

Distribution: Throughout the Namibian coastline.

Diet: Minute sea food.

Colouration: White body.

Max size: 65mm.

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

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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