Rare Electric-Blue Lobster



Only one in four million lobsters is blue, a genetic mutation in coloring that makes for an interesting-looking creature. This blue lobster was caught Wednesday off the shores of Prince Edward Island, the only one since 2009. Blair Doucette, the fisherman who nabbed the beauty, says he has never caught a blue lobster in his 30 years of fishing. He is considering donating the lobster to a local aquarium.

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There was another blue lobster caught off the coast of Bourne, MA in 2009 too. You can see/read about it in one of the Cape Cod Times blogs here: http://blogs.capecodonline.com/cape-cod-photography/2009/02/18/blue-lobsters-and-darwin/
The guy who caught it sent the lobster to the NOAA Aquarium in Woods Hole.
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I need to publish my town now, because in Valencia, Spain, there's a blue lobster that we call (Blue) Llamàntol (there're browns too). It tastes better with rice. Here's the recipe: http://va.comunitatvalenciana.com/gastronomia-receta/val-arros-caldos-amb-llamantol-blau/27961

And the Wikipedia commons entry: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Homarus?uselang=ca
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ack! quit throwing the word 'racism' around where it doesn't belong. there's no difference in race - they're lobsters. now, if you want to call it a 'lobster of color (other than red)', then you might have something to grasp at.
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