Rare two-tone lobster caught off coast of Maine

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Photo: Maine Center for Coastal Fisheries

(WCMH) — A fisherman recently caught an extremely rare two-toned lobster off the coast of Maine.

The Maine Center for Coastal Fisheries shared a photo of the red and brown lobster Friday.

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Posted by Maine Center for Coastal Fisheries on Friday, September 6, 2019

“Thank you to island fisherman, Captain Daryl Dunham, F/V Force of Habit, for sharing this unique lobster with us,” the group said.

According to the Lobster Institute at the University of Maine, the odds of finding a red and brown split-colored lobster are 1 in 50 million.

Rare as it is, a split lobster isn’t the rarest lobster. The odds of finding an albino lobster are one in 100 million.

The split lobster is on display at Discovery Wharf in Stonington, Maine.

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