Two-toned Lobster Caught In Maine (video)

Credit: AP/Ship to Shore Lobster Co

Credit: AP/Ship to Shore Lobster Co

A rare two-toned lobsters has been caught by fisherman Jeff Edwards of Owl’s Head, Maine. The catching of a two-tone lobster can be considered as 1 in 50 million experts says.

According to Alan Lishness, Gulf of Maine Research Institute:

“It looked as if someone had taken painter’s tape and run it from proboscis to tail, then spray-painted one side. It’s a perfectly straight line. You don’t usually see such hard edges in nature.”

Credit: AP/Ship to Shore Lobster Co

Credit: AP/Ship to Shore Lobster Co

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Apparently, it is also reported that fisherman off Massachusetts on Thursday caught up a blue lobster which is on the same week. The weird coloration is caused by a genetic defect that results the lobster to generate too much amount of a particular protein. The blue lobster has been captured off Cape Cod by Ben Hogan.

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“They’re still lobsters, but they stand out because they’re different,” University of Maine’s Lobster Institute stated.

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