Residents of Qujing City in southwest China's Yunnan Province encountered some unfamiliar organisms that turned out to be a rare freshwater jellyfish species.
The invertebrates, about the size of a coin, are the smallest of the species and prefer standing water instead of fast-flowing water.
There are 11 subspecies of freshwater jellyfish, of which 9 can be found in China.
Most subspecies are endangered by water pollution and habitat loss.
(Cover image via VCG)
(If you want to contribute and have specific expertise, please contact us at email@example.com.)
Copyright © 2020 CGTN. Beijing ICP prepared NO.16065310-3