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Marine Life (2001)

 

 

 Issue Name: Marine Life
 Thai Issue Name: ชีวิตใต้ทะเล
 Issue Date: 2001/2544-03-15
 Cause: To publicize Thai marine life, encourage marine conservation, and to promote stamp collecting
 Catalogue Number: 2001/6-14
 Denomination: 3 Baht (designs 1, 3, 5, 6, 8 and 9); 6 Baht (designs 2, 4 and 7)
 Unused Value: n/a
 Used Value: n/a
 Complete set: 50 Baht (unused); n/a (used)
 Thailex Collection: Unused set
 Size: 24 x 29 mm for designs 1, 3, 5, 6, 8 and 9; 58 x 24 mm for designs 2 and 4; and 24 x 48 for design 7
 Quantity of Stamps: 1,000,000 pieces per design
 Printer: The House of Questa Limited, England
 Subject: Thai marine life near a coral reef: 1. a Manta Ray or Sea Devil (Manta birostris); 2. Moorish Idols (Zanclus cornutus); 3. Oriental Sweetlips (Plectorhinchus vittatus) and a sea jelly; 4. corals, a Powderblue Surgeonfish (Acanthurus leucosternon) and a Spiny Balloonfish (Diodon holocanthus); 5. a Hawksbill Sea Turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata); 6. a Common Lionfish or Devil Firefish (Pterois miles); 7. Brain Coral (fig.), Sea Anemones, a Royal Angelfish (Pygoplites diacanthus) and a Leopard Shark (Stegostoma fasciatum); 8. a juvenile Emperor Angelfish (Pomacanthus imperator), a yellowish golden reef fish, and soft and hard corals; 9. sea fan feather-like coral and the orangey head of a juvenile Green Moray Eel (Gymnothorax funebris)
 Related Link: Moorish Idol, Powderblue Surgeonfish, Oriental Sweetlips, Hawksbill Sea Turtle, Common Lionfish, Sea Anemones, Leopard Shark, Emperor Angelfish, sea jelly, maeng kaphrun, Spiny Balloonfish, World under the Sea, Anemone Fish, Visit ASEAN Year, Corals, Brain Coral, pa-kahrang