Man beats odds of catching blue lobster, donates to science
July 20, 2017
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire lobsterman has joined an elite club after catching a rare blue lobster.
The Portsmouth Herald reports (http://bit.ly/2uBKn8X ) Greg Ward initially thought he had snagged an albino lobster when he examined his catch off the coast Monday where New Hampshire borders Maine. The Rye lobsterman quickly realized his hard-shell lobster was a unique blue and cream color.
The oft-cited odds of catching a blue lobster are 1 in 2 million. But no one knows for sure.
Ward says the lobster is unlike anything he's ever seen.
He gave the rare crustacean to the Seaco...