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Black and orange lobster caught off Massachusetts

By Associated Press

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LAST UPDATED: 02:57 p.m. HST, Oct 31, 2012


BOSTON » A Massachusetts fisherman has caught a rare lobster known as a "split" that is colored to match Halloween.

The New England Aquarium says the one-pound female lobster has an orange side and a black side, with the colors perfectly split down the middle.

Officials say such coloration is estimated to occur once in every 50 million lobsters.

The fisherman who caught the seasonally-colored crustacean is from Beverly, a seaside community 20 miles northeast of Boston..

Aquarium officials say that in the last 10 years, splits have been caught in Maine, Rhode Island and Nova Scotia.







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Publicbraddah wrote:
Picture would have been nice.
on October 31,2012 | 06:40AM
jess wrote:
It's pretty cool looking. http://boston.cbslocal.com/2012/10/31/trick-or-treat-salem-lobsterman-finds-rare-orange-and-black-lobster/
on October 31,2012 | 08:32AM
Nocturnal wrote:
Yes, a picture would definitely have been nice.
on October 31,2012 | 08:01AM
alllepo wrote:
half cooked?
on October 31,2012 | 08:38AM
whatcanisay wrote:
Not for Halloween, it was to honor the San Francisco Giants!
on October 31,2012 | 09:32AM
Maneki_Neko wrote:
The ones caught off Fukushima glow bright green in the dark.
on October 31,2012 | 01:27PM
Ronin006 wrote:
Al Gore will tell you it is caused by global warming.
on October 31,2012 | 05:24PM
Ronin006 wrote:
Clearly caused by inter-species mating.
on October 31,2012 | 05:26PM
june7 wrote:
Here's the AP photo: http://www.boston.com/news/local/massachusetts/2012/10/31/black-and-orange-lobster-caught-off-mass/0Dxcd64fWW64TwjHlZuKrI/story.html
on November 1,2012 | 01:49AM
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