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Rare Yellow Lobster Finds Home at New England Aquarium

The lobster was donated by a Salem seafood company

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    The New England Aquarium added a rare yellow lobster to its collection of uniquely colored lobsters. The odds of a yellow lobster in the wild are estimated at one in 30 million. (Published Friday, Sept. 8, 2017)

    A rare yellow lobster has made its debut at the New England Aquarium, posing for a photo op with fellow oddly colored crustaceans.

    The lobster was donated to the Boston aquarium by a Salem seafood company. They marked its arrival by showing it off with other lobsters in usual shades , including blue and orange, and one they call the Halloween lobster - black on one side and orange on the other.

    The yellow lobster will not be put on exhibit for about a month as it undergoes quarantine.

    The aquarium says the incidence of yellow lobsters in the wild is estimated to be about 1 in 30 million.

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