Let's See Some Fish

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  1. zararina

    zararina Simply Me! :D

    Aquarium fishes stamp sheet, Hongkong. :)
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  2. zararina

    zararina Simply Me! :D

    This Mongolian fish stamp for today. :)
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  3. zararina

    zararina Simply Me! :D

    A 1977 Canadian stamp. Titled, fisherman's dream.
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  4. Gunny

    Gunny Retired Jarhead Moderator

    That type of art I don't get.
     
  5. zararina

    zararina Simply Me! :D

    I also did not get it much. :D
    But based on the title, fisherman's dream is catching big fishes. :D
     
  6. zararina

    zararina Simply Me! :D

    Monaco fish stamp. Looks unique. :D
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  7. Hochstrasse

    Hochstrasse Moderator Moderator

    Interesting looking fish with the eye almost mid-body!
     
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  8. zararina

    zararina Simply Me! :D

    Not sure if that fish is just an illustration or something like that do really exists there. :D
     
  9. zararina

    zararina Simply Me! :D

    A Mongolian stamp fish for today. :)
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  10. James-2489

    James-2489 Well-Known Member

    1982-04-22 Egypt - Fish, from the tropical waters of the Red Sea and Indian Ocean.
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    Regards, James
     
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  11. zararina

    zararina Simply Me! :D

    Those fishes look unique especially the one in the right hand side bottom. :D
     
  12. James-2489

    James-2489 Well-Known Member

    Hello Z, these are quite common fish ranging from the Red Sea through the Indian Ocean and the Pacific Ocean. Their names from top left to bottom right are:

    Lutjanus quinquellineatus - Five-lined snapper
    Platax orbicularis - The orbicular batfish
    Chaetodon lineolatus - Lined Butterfly fish
    Ostracion cubicus - Spotted Box fish

    James.
     
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  13. zararina

    zararina Simply Me! :D

    Thanks James for the info.:)
     
  14. James-2489

    James-2489 Well-Known Member

    Good camoflage like the butterfly with "eyes" on its wings.
    James.
     
  15. James-2489

    James-2489 Well-Known Member

    The fish depicted is called a John Dory.[​IMG]
    James.
     
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  16. zararina

    zararina Simply Me! :D

    Reminds me of Dory in finding nemo but she is a different fish specie. :)
     
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  17. James-2489

    James-2489 Well-Known Member

    Hello all, my fish for today, these from British Honduras.

    Epinephelus itajara - Atlantic Goliath Grouper - Jewfish
    Date of issue: 1968-10-15
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    Oreochromis mossambicus - Mosambique Tilapia
    Date of issue: 1971-02-01
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    (we eat this one here regulary - very nice fish)
    Regards, James.
     
  18. zararina

    zararina Simply Me! :D

    Both are nice fish stamps.
    We also have that Tilapia fish here. :D
     
  19. James-2489

    James-2489 Well-Known Member

    Hello all, my fish for today.
    Thai fish, first series. Issue Date: 1967-01-01
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    Regards, James.
     

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  20. zararina

    zararina Simply Me! :D

    I think those are cat fish, tuna and milk fishes. :)
     
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