Rare split-colored lobster found in fisherman's Co-Op in Maine

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SCARBOROUGH, Maine (PIX11)— An extremely rare crustacean turned up at a fisherman's co-op in Maine.

The chance of finding this orange-brown split-colored lobster is one in 50 million.

According to research by the Lobster Institute, only the albino lobster is rarer. The chances of catching one of those is one in 100 million.

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Rare split-colored lobster found in fisherman's Co-Op in Maine
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SCARBOROUGH, ME - JULY 6: A orange-brown split colored lobster was photographed at the Pine Point Fisherman's Co-Op on Monday, July 6, 2015. The lobsterman who caught it is unknown, but it arrived at the Co-Op last week. According to research by the Lobster Institute, the chances of finding a split colored lobster is one in 50 million. Only the albino lobster, one in 100 million, is rarer than the split-colored lobster, according to the institute. (Photo by Yoon S. Byun/Portland Press Herald via Getty Images)
OWL'S HEAD, ME - SEPTEMBER 5: Two albino lobsters, and an orange lobster in Owl's Head, ME on Friday, September 5, 2014. Lobstermen Bret Philbrick and Joe Bates caught two albino lobsters within the same week off Owl's Head, ME; catching only one albino lobster is a one in 100 million chance.(Photo by Whitney Hayward/Portland Press Herald via Getty Images)
OWL'S HEAD, ME - SEPTEMBER 5: Two albino lobsters, and an orange lobster in Owl's Head, ME on Friday, September 5, 2014. Lobstermen Bret Philbrick and Joe Bates caught two albino lobsters within the same week off Owl's Head, ME; catching only one albino lobster is a one in 100 million chance. (Photo by Whitney Hayward/Portland Press Herald via Getty Images)
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