9 year old Indian boy finds new breed of jellyfish

Ishaan Abraham Pichamuthu, a 9 year old boy from Tamil Nadu, has discovered a new species of freshwater jellyfish.

His find will become the part of Animal Discoveries records by the Zoological Survey of India.

Ishaan was on a family trip to Kodaikanal lake when he saw the uncommon jellyfish. He collected a specimen and then tried to find more information about it.

Anna University in Chennai then studied the sample and found that it was a new type of jellyfish.

Freshwater jellyfish are very rare and quite different from the fish found in ocean and sea.

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