A WALKER came across a shocking find during a visit to the beach on Walney.

Jean Jackson shared the picture of the large gelatinous creature on The Mail's Facebook page.

She made the shocking discovery during a recent walk on Walney beach.

Despite their name, jellyfish aren't really a type of fish.

Fish are vertebrates that live in water and breathe through their gills. Jellyfish, on the other hand, are invertebrates.