1 in 100,000,000: RARE Ghost Lobster caught off the coast of Maine!

Maine fisherman, Mike Billings, caught an incredibly rare Ghost Lobster in the Atlantic Ocean

Mike was fishing off the coast of Stonington, Maine

He marveled at the lobster, photographed it, then threw it back into the ocean

1 in 100,000,000: RARE Ghost Lobster caught off the coast of Maine!

Ghost lobsters have Leucism, which is a genetic loss of pigmentation in their exoskeleton. 

Lobsters grow by molting (shell-shedding), which they do about 25 times. 

Some 70 million pounds of lobsters are caught on the East Coast of the United States every year! 

1 in 100,000,000: RARE Ghost Lobster caught off the coast of Maine!
1 in 100,000,000: RARE Ghost Lobster caught off the coast of Maine!

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