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Ornate Amphipod

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Introduction: Ornate amphipods (Cyproidea ornata) are best identified by their striking colouration as well as a humped back and enlarged side-plates on segments 3 and 4, which shield the limbs. A spherical appearance is created when the abdomen is tucked under the body. Common under sea urchins and on rocky reefs.

Distribution: Sandwich Harbour, Luderitz, Swakopmund and Walvis Bay, Cape Cross and Henties Bay.

Diet: Minute food particles.

Colouration: Brilliant black and yellow patterns.

Breeding: Eggs emerge from a brood pouch underneath the body as adults.

Max size: 4mm.

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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