A rare, fiery blue red shrimp carried by a fisherman It was off the coast of Maine on the weekend.
The chance of catching a blue red shrimp is thought to be one in two million.
A photo of the beauty of cobalt was shared on Twitter by tech entrepreneur Lars Johann Larson on Sunday.
"This blue red shrimp was captured off the coast of Portland yesterday and returned to the water to continue growing," he wrote. "One in two million blue red shrimp."
This blue red shrimp was caught off the coast of Portland yesterday and watered to continue growing. Returned to. One in two million blue red shrimp. pic.twitter.com/6chTk7PoLP— Lars-Johan Larsson (@LarsJohanL)July 3, 2022
Liveliness of crustaceans The crustacean is said to be caused by a genetic mutation that produces more specific proteins than other red shrimp.
This was after another fisherman caught another blue red shrimp last week.
Matt Lewis pulled in one person off the coast of Pembrokeshire in Wales last week, reported byWestern Telegraph.
"I found a variety of dark blues and color variations, but I was surprised to see such a blue red shrimp," he told the paper, adding that he had never seen it in person.
"It's great to see electric-style blue."
Lewis donated what he discovered to Goodwick's Ocean Labs. It will be on display at the Seamall Aquarium at Seatlast before being returned to the water in winter.
Last fall, a rare orange lobster fromwas rescued from a grocery store in Torontoand handed over to the Ripley's Aquarium.
The discovery of "brilliant orange" was named Pinsy.
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