"This lobster was caught by Alex Todd of Chebeague Island, Maine.

A normal lobster gets its color by mixing yellow, blue, and red protein pigments. Through different genetic mutations you can get a blue, yellow, or red (uncooked) lobster. You can also get strange mixtures of those colors as well.

This lobster probably has a genetic condition called Leucism which isn't a total loss of pigment (which would make it an albino) but instead a partial loss. This is why you can still see some hints of blue on the shell and color on the eyes.

Thanks for sharing, Alex!"

I'm all for exotic foods, but I honestly couldn't bring myself to eat this magical looking albino lobster. If lobster princesses were real, this is what they would look like. Maybe they are real...

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