cites UMaine statistics in report on rare lobster colors cited statistics from the Lobster Institute at the University of Maine in a report about rare lobster colors. According to the Lobster Institute, lobsters that typically exist in the wild are “dark bluish green to greenish brown.” However, diet and genetics can create lobsters in colors including orange, yellow, blue and white, the article states. Bob Bayer, executive director of the institute, recently told The Boston Globe that the “best analogy is eye color in people.” According to the Lobster Institute, split-colored lobsters are a one-in-50 million find, and white lobsters are one-in-100 million.