Look at the rare lobster a fisherman caught in Canada!

Did you see only the lobster color of the picture? You can check the picture again, but the creature, which looks more like a unicorn on a lobster's body (notice the animal's hue!), Was captured off the coast of Canada and consists of an incredibly rare specimen. Check out which sensational colors:

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A post shared by Robinson Russell (@robinsonfrankrussell) on Nov 21, 2017 at 8:21 pm PST

Unusual animal

According to Lily Feinn of The Dodo, the unusual lobster was discovered last November in Grand Manan, off New Brunswick, by a fisherman named Robinson Russell. According to the man, he has been dedicated to capturing these animals for over two decades and has never, ever encountered a copy with these characteristics!

As you can see in the picture, the lobster looks almost translucent, and its body gives the impression of shining in shades of pink, violet and blue. And to everyone's delight, instead of stopping in a pan, the copy was donated by Russell to a marine study center called Huntsman Marine Science Center in New Brunswick.

Rare lobster

She was spared going to the pan (Mental_Floss)

Another good news is that the research center staff did not sacrifice the crustacean - in order to study the creature in more detail, for example - and put the animal on display. Incidentally, according to the University of Maine researchers, who also took a good look at the lobster, its pigmentation is so rare that it occurs only once every 100 million copies, meaning that it is as unusual in nature as albino lobsters. (see screenshot below):

Albino Lobster

Albino Lobster (Daily Mail)

About why the crustacean has such peculiar colors, while most lobsters tend to be gray and brown in color - turning red or orange after being cooked - the scientists explained that the specimen discovered in Canada was born with a mutation that affects the pigments present in your carapace. It is worth remembering that, in addition to unicorn-colored individuals, blue, “half and half” and yellow animals have been captured worldwide.


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