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 Issue Name: Thai Crabs (1st Series)
 Thai Issue Name: ปูไทย (ชุดที่ )
 Issue Date: 1979/2522-03-22
 Cause: To publicize Thai marine crabs
 Catalogue Number: 1979/3-6
 Denomination: 2 Baht, 2.75 Baht , 3 Baht, 5 Baht
 Unused Value: 50 Baht, 120 Baht, 70 Baht, 160 Baht
 Complete Set:  400 Baht (unused), 120 Baht (used)
 Thailex Collection: n/c
 Size: 27 x 45 mm
 Quantity of Stamps: 1,000,000 pieces per design
 Printer: Suomen Pankin Setelipaino, Bank of Finland Security Printing House, Finland
 Subject: Various marine crabs: 1. Moon Crab (Matuta lunaris), in Thai known as poo paen (ปูแป้น), i.e. ‘Round and Flat Crab’; 2. Flower Moon Crab (Matuta planipes), known in Thai as poo hanuman (ปูหนุมาน), i.e. Hanuman Crab’; 3. Blue Swimming Crab (Portunus pelagicus), in Thai called poo mah (ปูม้า), i.e. ‘Horse Crab’; 4. Giant Mud Crab (Scylla serrata), in Thai referred to as poo thalae (ปูทะเล), i.e. ‘Sea Crab’.
 Related Link: Hanuman, poo mah, Thai Crabs - 2nd Series (1979)