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Our calico lobster molted, and one of our aquarists was in the right place at the right time. She caught the entire thing on video! Calico lobsters are extremely rare — about 1 in 30 to 50 million. They grow, … Continue reading

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Does our giant hermit crab look different to you? We’re not sure whether to call this a costume change or a change of address, but one of the hermit crabs molted recently and then ditched its old whelk-shell home for … Continue reading

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By Dave Sigworth, publicist of The Maritime Aquarium You’ve probably seen soft-shelled crabs on restaurant menus. But have you ever seen a soft-shelled lobster? How about a soft-shelled blue lobster? There’s one at The Maritime Aquarium today (9/4). Crabs and … Continue reading

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