6 Sep 2007

Protection of Endangered Fish Species in the Dniester River (Joint Issue with Ukraine)


INTRODUCTION

On 6 September 2007, the Post Office of Moldova (Poșta Moldovei) issued a series of postage stamps with the title Protection of Endangered Fish Species in the Dniester River (Joint Issue with Ukraine). The issue comprises two stamps, with associated cancellation (postmark) and first day cover (FDC). The designer was Elena Karacenţev. The printing was performed by Tipografia Centrală, Chişinău.

ABOUT THE THEME

The Dniester River (/ˈniːstər/ NEES-tər; Romanian: Nistru, Ukrainian: Дністе́р translit. Dnister; Russian: Днестр) is a river in Eastern Europe. It runs first through Ukraine and then through Moldova (where it separates the breakaway territory of Transnistria), finally discharging into the Black Sea on Ukrainian territory again. Read more..
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ISSUE DETAILS


POSTAGE STAMPS


Russian Sturgeon (Acipenser Gueldenstaedtii)
№ 595 | Russian Sturgeon (Acipenser Gueldenstaedtii)

Russian Sturgeon (Acipenser Gueldenstaedtii)

  • Michel Catalogue No: 595
  • Perforation Type/Size: Comb 14:14.50
  • Size: 46.00 x 27.50 mm
  • Face Value: 1 Lei
  • Quantity Printed: 100,000
The Russian sturgeon (Acipenser gueldenstaedtii), also known as the diamond sturgeon or Danube sturgeon, is a species of fish in the Acipenseridae family. It is found in Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Georgia, Iran, Kazakhstan, Romania, Russia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, and Ukraine. It is also found in the Caspian Sea. This fish can grow up to about 235 cm (93 in) and weigh 115 kg (250 lb). Russian sturgeon can not mature and reproduce quickly, making them highly vulnerable to fishing. It is distinguished from other Acipenser species by its short snout with a rounded tip as well as its lower lip which is interrupted at its center. Read more..
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Common Zingel (Zingel Zingel)
№ 596 | Common Zingel (Zingel Zingel)

Common Zingel (Zingel Zingel)

  • Michel Catalogue No: 596
  • Perforation Type/Size: Comb 14:14.50
  • Size: 46.00 x 27.50 mm
  • Face Value: 3 Lei
  • Quantity Printed: 100,000
The Common zingel (Zingel zingel) is a species of fish in the Percidae family. It is distributed in the Dniester and Danube basins. Read more..
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FIRST DAY COVERS (FDC) AND CANCELLATIONS (POSTMARKS)


Cachet: Russian Sturgeon and Common Zingel
№ 595-596 FDC | Russian Sturgeon and Common Zingel

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