Heart Cockle (Clinocardium nuttallii), Yaquina Bay, Newport, Oregon
I was taking a walk down the estuaries and happened to come across this guy. After sitting and waiting for a while I managed to capture our bivalve friend attempting to scamper across the mudflats.
(submitted by alexandstein)
*thanks alex, this is awesome, i’ve never seen them poking out of the shell like that :3
LOOK AT HIM GO