Just in time for Halloween, a peculiar orange and black lobster was discovered off Beverly this week, the New England Aquarium official said. Dana Duhaime, a lobsterman from Salem, discovered the crustacean Sunday in one of his traps in Bakers Channel. An aquarium biologist picked up the one-pound female and brought it to the aquarium for its debut after Hurricane Sandy. The “split” coloring occurs once in every 50 to 100 million lobsters, the aquarium said.
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