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Canadian Fisherman Hauls in Rare Blue Lobster

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A Canadian fisherman named Blair Doucette recently caught a bright blue lobster in the waters off Prince Edward Island. According to Canadian news reports, only about one in four million lobsters is blue, and the last one reported in the area was back in 2009. The color is caused by genetic mutation, but cooking a blue lobster would turn it to an ordinary red. Not that anyone is planning to cook this particular lobster; Doucette says the crustacean is alive and well in a tank at his house, and he's planning to donate it to an aquarium.

· Blue Lobster One-in-a-Million Find For Fisherman [Globe & Mail]
· All Canada Coverage on Eater [-E-]

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