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Blue lobster caught by Nova Scotia fisherman

A Nova Scotia man is the proud owner of a very unusual blue lobster, which in a a one-in-two-million phenomenon.
June 13, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
A Nova Scotia man is the proud owner of a very unusual blue lobster.

Bobby Stoddard says he and his crew caught it last month. The bright blue lobster is a very rare find.

The University of Maine Lobster Institute says blue lobsters are a one-in-two-million phenomenon. They get their color because of a genetic variation.

The lobster is cooling its claws in a holding tank until Stoddard can decide what to do with it. He offered it to a nearby ocean research institute, but they didn't want it.

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