Incredibly Rare Yellow Lobster Shows Up At Wegmans

The staff at the Wegmans grocery store in Pittsford, NY, hit the lottery earlier this week — well, the seafood lottery at least — when they discovered an incredibly rare yellow lobster among the other clawed crustaceans in its Monday delivery.

According to, lobsters with the genetic mutation that gives them the yellow-orange tint are only found in around one in 30 million lobsters.

Though the store could probably have fetched a nice price for the yellow fellow, it opted to donate the lobster to the nearby Aquarium of Niagara.

There are more pics of the yellow beastie over on the store’s Facebook page.

Not on the menu at Wegmans: rare yellow lobster []

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