The red shrimp caught in Maine is insanely rare and she is beautiful

Blue and pink lobster known as cotton candy lobster It is leading the way to the tradition of crustaceans. (See image below.)

The gorgeous creature, captured in Casco Bay, Maine on Friday, is so rare that it only appears every four to five years. National Geographic.. According to courier company GetMaine Lobster, there is only one in 100 million pastel-colored red-spotted shrimp.

Professional lobster man Bill Coppersmith said He noticed the “strange color of the trap”.

“I didn’t know if it was a toy red shrimp or what it was,” he said.

Named after Coppersmith’s granddaughter, Hadi never soaks in melted butter. After Get Maine Lobster’s adoption study, a female mussel, about seven years old, will live at the Coastal Science Center in Rye, New Hampshire. Her eye-catching shades can make her more vulnerable to predators,

“We received an offer from someone to buy it, but I declined,” seafood company founder Mark Murrell told HuffPost in an email Wednesday.

Murrell knew that Hadi needed to be protected.

“I’ve never met him in person, and Billy (the lobster man who caught her) has never caught that color (cotton candy),” Murrell wrote.

“When you rotate her in the light, it’s like a jewel,” Murrell told “It’s like looking at a beautiful jewel. Her shell is like the inside of an oyster — it’s like a pearl.”

The cotton candy lobster is due to a pigment called astaxanthin, National Geographic said.

People fishing in England in April I caught a rare blue red shrimp But I threw it back.

This article was originally published HuffPost Was updated.

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