Chione cancellata (Linnaeus, 1767) Cross-barred Venus

Being devoured by a tiny Octopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797 [Common Octopus] hiding in a barnacle encrusted bottle

Chione cancellata (Linnaeus, 1767) Cross-barred Venus

    Photographed by Anne DuPont while SCUBA diving in the Lake Worth Lagood near Peanut Island, Palm Beach Inlet, Palm Beach Co., Florida 6/28/2013 | Underwater photograph copyright 2013 by Anne DuPont (Delray Beach, FL). Octopus identification by Dr. James B. Wood.