Rare Blue Lobster Caught off Scarborough, ME

Rare Blue Lobster Caught off Scarborough, ME
Photo/Jay LaPlante

WCSH-TV in Portland, Maine, reports that Jay LaPlante with the Miss Meghan’s Lobster Catch company caught a rare blue lobster on Saturday, August 23, off Pine Point, about 10 miles southwest of Portland.

LaPlante and his 14-year-old daughter, Meghan, were hauling traps when she discovered the 2-pound blue lobster. It is estimated that only one in 2 million lobsters have the coloration.

To see photos of the blue lobster