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Why Do Lobsters Turn Red?

When you dig in to a plate of delicious lobster, the crustacean on your plate is a bright shade of red. However, lobsters in the wild look much different—they’re usually brown, green, dull blue or olive-gray. What causes the dramatic change? Science has the answer. It’s chemistry Lobsters have astaxanthin, a pigment that can absorb… Read more »