STONINGTON, Maine (WHDH) — A lobsterman caught a ghost-like crustacean along the coastline of Stonington, Maine just before Halloween.
Bennett Gray says he caught a rare albino lobster in his first trap of the day on Sunday.
The odds of catching an albino lobster are reportedly one in 100 million.
Gray planned to put a notch in the lobsters tail before releasing it back into the sea.
“Commercial lobstermen make a V notch in the tail flippers of egg-bearing female lobsters they encounter while fishing,” he wrote in a Facebook comment.
“Lobstermen cannot keep a V-notch female lobster,” he continued. “So this will protect her for years to come, until she eventually sheds her shell enough times for the notch to grow out.”
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