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Special 234 Taiwan Coral-Reef Fish Postage Stamps (1986)

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Stamp SN D234
Stamp Name Special 234 Taiwan Coral-Reef Fish Postage Stamps (1986)
Stamp Cat Standard Special Stamps
Stamp Cat Fish
Issue date 1986-06-27
Suspersion date 1987-06-27
Dimension of stamps(mm.) 40x30
Size of souvenir Sheet (mm.)
Printer China Color Printing Co. Inc.,R.O.C.
Creative Director
Sheet composition S234.1-234.10 10×10
Print color
Process Deep etch offset
Paper Locally-made mat finished,
watermarked stamp paper with gum
Perforation 13 1/2

   To arouse public attention to the protection of oceanic resources, this Directorate released a set of Taiwan Coral-reef Fish Postage Stamps on June 27, 1986. The ten 2.00 stamps of this set are arranged se-tenant in two strips. The designs were recommended by Professor Shen Shih-chieh, National Taiwan University.

   The ten species of fish featured on the stamps are (1) Chrysiptera Starcki, (2) Chelmon rostratus, (3) Chaetodon xanthurus, (4) Chaetodon quadrimaculatus, (5) Chaetodon meyeri, (6) and (7) Genicanthus semifasciatus, (8) Pomacanthus annularis, (9) Lienardella fasciata and (10) Balistapus undulatus.