Tuesday, 10 February 2009

Norfolk Island - Coral reef fishes

Issued on 5th Mai 1998 (stamps with nominal 10 cent, 30 cent, 50 cent, 75 cent, 90 cent, $ 4 and minisheet) and on 29th June 1998 (20 cent, 45 cent, 70 cent, 85 cent, $ 1 and $ 3)

Set of 12 stamps and 1 minisheet (not shown)

10 cent: Atypichthys latus – Tweed Trouser

Kingdom Animalia, Phylum Chordata, Subphylum Vertebrata, Class Actinopterygii, Order Perciformes, Suborder Percoidei, Family Kyphosidae, Genus Atypichthys

20 cent: Chaetodontoplus conspicillatus – Conspicuous Angelfish

Kingdom Animalia, Phylum Chordata, Subphylum Vertebrata, Class Actinopterygii, Order Perciformes, Suborder Percoidei, Family Pomacanthidae, Genus Chaetodontoplus

30 cent: Thalassoma lunare – Moon Wrasse

Kingdom Animalia, Phylum Chordata, Subphylum Vertebrata, Class Actinopterygii, Order Perciformes, Suborder Labroidei, Family Labridae, Genus Thalassoma

45 cent: Amphiprion latezonata – Wide Band Anemonefish

Kingdom Animalia, Phylum Chordata, Subphylum Vertebrata, Class Actinopterygii, Order Perciformes, Suborder Labroidei, Family Pomacentridae, Genus Amphiprion

50 cent: Chaetodon lunula – Raccoon Butterflyfish

Kingdom Animalia, Phylum Chordata, Subphylum Vertebrata, Class Actinopterygii, Order Perciformes, Suborder Percoidei, Family Chaetodontidae, Genus Chaetodon  

70 cent: Labridae – Artooti, juvenile

Kingdom Animalia, Phylum Chordata, Subphylum Vertebrata, Class Actinopterygii, Order Perciformes, Suborder Labroidei, Family Labridae

75 cent: Cirrhitichthys falco – Splendid Hawkfish

Kingdom Animalia, Phylum Chordata, Subphylum Vertebrata, Class Actinopterygii, Order Perciformes, Suborder Percoidei, Family Cirrhitidae, Genus Cirrhitichthys

85 cent: Scorpaeniformes – Scorpion Fish

Kingdom Animalia, Phylum Chordata, Subphylum Vertebrata, Class Actinopterygii, Order Scorpaeniformes

90 cent: Pseudanthias squamipinnis – Orange Fairy Basslet

Kingdom Animalia, Phylum Chordata, Subphylum Vertebrata, Class Actinopterygii, Order Perciformes, Suborder Percoidei, Family Serranidae, Genus Pseudanthias

$ 1: Plechtorhinchus sp – Sweetlip

Kingdom Animalia, Phylum Chordata, Subphylum Vertebrata, Class Actinopterygii, Order Perciformes, Suborder Percoidei, Family Haemulidae, Genus Plechtorhinchus

$ 3: Zanclus cornutus – Moorish Idol

Kingdom Animalia, Phylum Chordata, Subphylum Vertebrata, Class Actinopterygii, Order Perciformes, Suborder Acanthuroidei, Family Acanthuridae, Genus Zanclus

$ 4: Rypticus sp – Gold Ribbon Soapfish

Kingdom Animalia, Phylum Chordata, Subphylum Vertebrata, Class Actinopterygii, Order Perciformes, Suborder Percoidei, Family Gammistidae, Genus Rypticus

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