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Rare calico lobster caught off Maine

Posted: 12:06 PM, Oct 02, 2018
Updated: 2018-10-02 12:06:30-04
Rare calico lobster caught off Maine

A Maine lobsterman caught an exceptionally rare lobster over the weekend.

The calico lobster was snagged off the coast of Scarborough, Maine.

The crustacean named, Friendly Krueger, now resides in a tank at the Scarborough Fish and Lobster Company.

The name is a reference to the horror movie character Freddy Krueger due to the lobster's Halloween-like calico coloration. 

The owners aren't sure if they will sell the lobster or donate it to the University of New England.

Calico lobsters are very rare; occurring about once in every 30 million lobsters.