A 1-in-30 million shot: Rare yellow lobster caught off Maine coast

Published: Saturday, June 23, 2018 @ 2:09 AM

Lobsters are a common catch in Maine, but a rare yellow one was caught off the coast on Wednesday.
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Lobsters are a common catch in Maine, but a rare yellow one was caught off the coast on Wednesday.(Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Maine is famous for its lobsters, but yellow lobsters are a rare find.

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One of those rare crustaceans was caught off the Maine Coast, the Maine Coast Fishermen's Association reported Wednesday.

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The F/V Short Fuse, of Bremen, caught the lobster this week, WGME reported.

The odds of catching a yellow lobster are 1-in-30 million, according to the Lobster Institute at the University of Maine. In contrast, the odds of catching a blue lobster are 1-in-2 million, according to the institute.

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