PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine has seen its share of blue lobsters, orange lobsters, albino lobsters and calico lobsters. But one on display at a Portland research facility has all of those turning green with envy.
The lobster at the Gulf of Maine Research Institute is half orange and half brown.READ MORE: David Ortiz Calls Dan Shaughnessy An A-Hole On Live Radio Over Hall Of Fame Snub
The lobster was caught by lobsterman Jeff Edwards and was donated by Ship to Shore Lobster Co. in Owl’s Head.AG Maura Healey To Announce Run For Massachusetts Governor, Sources Tell WBZ-TV
Research Institute spokesman Steven Profaizer says it’s being kept in a tank used by the LabVenture education experience. For the program, the institute transports about 10,000 students each year.
As for the lobster, it is indeed rare. The Lobster Institute at the University of Maine tells WMTW-TV this type of two-tone lobster is one in 50 million. Only albino lobsters are rarer.MORE NEWS: Customer Punches Regina Pizzeria Employee After Being Asked To Wear Mask
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