Every lobster reference we have, from playful cartoons to sunburn allegories, leads us to believe that the clawed crustaceans are red.
Not so in the case of Toby, a rare blue lobster caught in May off the Maryland coast. John Guorley, who owns the restaurant to which Toby was brought, graciously donated him to the National Aquarium in Washington, D.C.
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