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Halloween-colored lobster caught off Massachusetts coast

Published October 31, 2012 6:55 pm

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New England Aquarium | The Associated Press

A Massachusetts fisherman 20 miles northeast of Boston has caught a creepy-looking lobster that's colored to match Halloween. The New England Aquarium says the 1-pound female lobster's coloration is estimated to occur once in every 50 million lobsters. The rare lobster is known as a split.