This Two-Tone Lobster Caught off Maine Is a “One in 50 Million Catch,” Researchers Say

by Owen James Burke


The lobster is on display at the Pine Point Fisherman’s Co-Op in Scarborough, Maine. Photo: Yoon S. Byun/AP.

I wonder if he–this particular specimen appears to be a malehas any friends concerned with his whereabouts, or if all the others picked on him? Did his parents love him just the same?


Photo: Yoon S. Byun/AP.

Sadly, we can’t answer any of these questions. There’s only one genetic mutation in the Maine (clawed) lobster that’s rarer: the albinic lobster, which The Lobster Institute estimates is a one in 100 million find.


Photo: Yoon S. Byun/AP.

See more photos at The SF Gate. -OJB

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