Split-colored lobster caught off Maine, 1 in 50 million find

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Posted: Jul 07, 2015 1:48 PM
Split-colored lobster caught off Maine, 1 in 50 million find

SCARBOROUGH, Maine (AP) — A rare orange-brown split-colored lobster has turned up off the coast of Maine.

The Press Herald reports (http://bit.ly/1CjXCKL ) that the unusual lobster arrived last week at Pine Point Fisherman's Co-Op in Scarborough.

According to research by the Lobster Institute, the chance of finding a split-colored lobster is one in 50 million.

The institute reports that only the albino lobster is rarer, with the chances of catching it at one in 100 million.