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Rare Calico Lobster Caught in Northeast US [VIDEO]

Have you ever heard of a calico lobster?

The rare calico lobster is a colorful crustacean that makes occasional appearances in the Northeast Atlantic.

Get a good view of this one, caught inMaine, in the video from seacoastonlinedcram.

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Typically a brown-green color, lobsters do have variety in their patterns, but this calico one is an exception.


Luckily for this guy, it will be released back into the water on Labor Day after a stint at the Explore the Ocean World Oceanarium in Hampton, New Hampshire.

Image via Ellen Goethel, Explore the Ocean World

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Rare Calico Lobster Caught in Northeast US [VIDEO]