Rare Blue Lobster Caught off Marshfield, MA


Photo courtesy Bobby Stoddard.
Photo courtesy Bobby Stoddard.

The Patriot Ledger reports that Marshfield, MA, lobsterman Peter Mason landed a rare blue lobster on Monday [Nov. 17].

Approximately one in every 5 million lobsters exhibits a blue shell pigment, according to an estimate from the New England Aquarium.

Mason has apparently caught 4 blue lobsters in his career, which began in 1988.

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