Massachusetts This lobster will catch your eye, but not because you’re imagining its tail dipped in butter. It is bright orange and yellow, even though it’s never been near a boiling pot.
Specialists tell The Boston Globe it’s called a “yellow lobster” and it’s one in 30 million.
The lobster now named Fiona was recently caught off Canada. It was given by a friend to Nathan Nickerson, the owner of Arnold’s Lobster and Clam Bar in Eastham, on Cape Cod.
New England Aquarium director of research Michael Tlusty says a rare genetic mutation produces yellow lobsters.