This Is a Blue Lobster

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Earlier this week, Adam Raymond brought up blue lobsters:

"About one in every 4 million lobsters is born with a rare genetic defect that turns it blue. Sadly, these prized critters rarely survive to adulthood. After all, a bright blue crustacean crawling around the ocean floor is simply easier for predators to spot."

People have been asking for photo evidence. Here you go!

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August 17, 2011 - 5:30pm
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