Rare "Halloween Lobster" Surfaces

The black-and-orange crustacean arrived at Boston’s New England Aquarium on Wednesday. She’s named Pinchy, after Homer Simpson’s late pet.

New England Aquarium, Emily Bauernseind / AP

This one-pound lobster was caught last week off the coast of Beverly, Massachusetts. Her color combination occurs about once in every 50 million lobsters, officials say.

New England Aquarium, Emily Bauernseind / AP

The fisherman who caught the lobster named her Pinchy, according to CBS Boston. The aquarium will either exhibit Pinchy or use her for live presentations.

New England Aquarium, Emily Bauernseind / AP

“Splits” — lobsters with colors split down their middle — are more rare than red lobsters, but typically caught in the New England area. (And then there are these guys.)

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