Sharks of Polynesia – French Polynesia 2014

Sharks of Polynesia – French Polynesia 2014

French Polynesia issued a Miniature sheet of Four stamps on Sharks of Polynesia to mark World Ocean Day.

Date of issue – 10 Jun 2014

Sharks of Polynesia -ISG

Dolphins on Stamps – Transkei

Dolphins on Stamps – Transkei

A set of four stamps on dolphins was issued by Transkei on 04 Apr 1991. The four species listed are

25c- Common Dolphin       40c- Indian Ocean Bottlenose Dolphin

50c – Humpback Dolphin  60c – Risso’s Dolphin

Dolphins on Stamps - ISG

Error & Varieties – India Philippines – Joint Issue – By India Post

Error & Varieties – India Philippines – Joint Issue – By India Post

Perforation shifted left resulted in Denomination cut in one stamp, Bharat, India cut in other stamp, Year is out in one stamp, Description cut in both the stamps. Marked with arrows.

WWF Special Cover – “My Ganga, My Dolphin” – By India Post

WWF Special Cover – “My Ganga, My Dolphin” – By India Post

Ganges River Dolphins are found in the Ganga and Brahmaputra river basins, flowing through the seven states of India, namely Assam, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Bihar, Jharkhand and West Bengal. Often known as the “Tiger of the Ganges”, the river Dolphin is an indicator species protecting and hence them to is to preserve and protect the river ecology.

Date of Issue:-07.11.2012.

Commercially Used Cover with delivery Postmark.

Special Covers, Carried Covers, Special Cancellation Covers of 2012.View at a Glance, Click on below link:-










Stamps with Holograms – Indonesia Fish

Stamps with Holograms – Indonesia Fish

A Miniature sheet with one  HOLOGRAM stamp on Fish issued by Indonesia

Booklets on Sea Animals -Trinidad & Tobago

Booklets on Sea Animals -Trinidad & Tobago

A Booklet containing 10 stamps of $ 1.00 each issued by Trinidad & Tobago in 2005  on sea Animals under theme “Coastal  Dreamscape”. The Beautiful sea creatures featured on stamps are

Giant Anemone,Foureye Butterfly Fish,Peppermint Shrimp,Caribbean Reef Squid,Rough File Clam,Hawksbill Turtle,White Speckled hermit crab , Southern sting ray, Christmas tree worm, Queen Angel Fish


Sheetlet on Export Items 2003 – Pakistan

Sheetlet on Export Items 2003 – Pakistan

Pakistan issued a sheetlet of 16 stamps on 10 Billion exports. All stamps are of One Rupee denomination. The stamps are on  Leather Garments,Towels, Readymade Garments, Karachi Port Trust and Port Qasim,Fisheries, Yarn, Sports Goods,Fabrics,Furniture,Surgical Instruments, Gems and Jewellery,Leather Goods,IT, Rice,Auto parts,Carpets,Marble & Granite,Fruits, Cutlery & Engineering Goods.

Tanzania New Definitive Issue Official First Day Cover 9 December 1967

Tanzania New Definitive Issue Official First Day Cover 9 December 1967

Commercially Used Cover

Date Of Issue:- 9th December,1967

Designer:- Mrs Rena M. Fennessy of Naarobi, Kenya, Printer:- Harrison and Sons Limited of London, Design:=Fish found off the coast of Tanzania

Values:-5c, 10c, 15c, 20c, 30c, 40c, 50c, 65c, Sh.1/-, Sh.1/30, Sh.2/50, Sh.5, Sh.10/-, Sh.20/-

These stamps were valid for all postal puroses within the countries of Tanzania mainland, Kenya and Uganda.

Issued:- By the East African Post & Telecommunications

5c, Cardinal Fish:-is a small fish up to 4 inches, which lives in shallow water amongst weeds.The male guards the eggs and the young and scoops them into its mouth when alarmed, re-depositing them as soon as the danger is past.

10c, Mudskipper is a small ugly fish with protruding eyes. Mudskippers spend most of their time out of water on wet rocks or in mangrove swamps, wriggling and hoping with extreme agility and feeding on small crabs, when alarmed they dart back in to the water.

15c, Tobies:- are curious and rather slow inactive fishes which when alarmed inflate themselves with water until almost round. It is one of the most common spiecies on the coast of Tanzania and is frequently found amongst weeds in tidal estuaries and similar habitats.

20c, Seahorse:- is a small fish, up to 12 inches, which lives among seaweeds and swims in an upright position by vibrating the dorsal fin. Spends much of the time anchored to seaweed by its prehensile tail. Its eggs are attached to an area of soft skin under the tail of the male.

30c, Batfish is a common fish of weedy waters and sandy bottoms. When alarmed, the young become inert, sink to the bottom and look precisely like strands of seaweed being stirred by waves. Size 26 inches.

40c, Gaterin Gaterinus:- is found in small shoals on coral reefs. The young are white with yellow fins and black stripes. In the adult fish, which is 20 inches long, the stripes break up in to numerous spots and the lips become very thick.















50c, Wrasse:- is a beautiful rather uncommon fish of shallow reefs. It varies from rich dark greenish blue to bright green and attains the size of 11 inches.

65c, Butterfly Fish:- is a rare species from coral reefs. These are very beautiful small fishes, 6 inches in size, occur in small groups of three or four. When alarmed they dart in o cracks in the coral where they wedge themselves by erecting the dorsal spines and are very difficult to dislodge.

Sh.1/-, Dragon Fish:- is a rather inactive and very conspicuous fish of shallow coral pools. Its long spine of the dorsal fin is poisonous and can inflict a dangerous and extremely painful wound.

Sh.1/30, Blue Surgeon Fish:- are named from sharp retractile scalpels at the base of the tail. When the fish is attacked the scalpels suddenly spring outward and can inflict a nasty wound.

Sh.2/50, Red Snapper:- is a fine angling fish is common and widespread in the open waters.

Sh.5/- Moorish Idol is a most beautiful fish measuring 9 inches in length and which frequent coral reefs in shallow waters.

Sh.10/- Common Trigger Fish:- carries a sharp dorsal spine which can be suddenly snapped and locked in to an upright position if the fish is alarmed or attacked.

Sh.20/- Soldier Fish:- is a beautiful and heavily scaled fish. It is bright red in colour with longitudinal silvery stripes. It usually spends the day in dark holes in the coral and comes out at night.

WWF – Riff Fish/Cephalopholis sonnerati/Cephalopholis argus – Aitutaki in the Cook Islands

WWF   – Riff Fish/Cephalopholis sonnerati/Cephalopholis argus – Aitutaki in the Cook Islands

Fish in the Aitutaki Lagoon have been over netted for years however there are still many beautiful tropical fish amongst and protected from netting by extensive live coral. Even more beautiful tropical fish are on the outer slopes of Aitutaki’s reef.

Opercular spines very small. Pelvic fins usually reaching or extending beyond anus. Color of adults in Indian Ocean: body orange-red to reddish brown, often with scattered small whitish blotches; head purplish to reddish brown with numerous close-set orange-red spots; membrane between lower 2 opercular spines usually darker than rest of head; fins usually darker than body, esp. the caudal and posterior part of dorsal and anal fins; pelvic fins often blackish distally. Color of adults in the Pacific: light reddish to yellowish brown with numerous small brownish red spots on head, body, and fins. Caudal fin rounded.

Date Of Issue:-09.12.2010.

80c, 90c, $1.10 und $1.20

Cost :-Set of 4 individually in Block of 4’s miniature Sheet Rs 225/- each, set of 4 Rs 225/-