The Philippine Postal Corp. (PHLPost) has issued its first ever triangle-shaped stamps featuring eight marine species found in the country. According to PHLPost, the issuance of the Philippine Marine Biodiversity Stamp was in line with its participation in the “Thailand 2013 World Stamp Exhibition” being held at the Siam Paragon in Bangkok. The exhibit kicked off last Friday and will end on Aug. 14.Of the 10,000 stamps printed; PHLPost said 5,000 copies are available at the exhibit in Bangkok.
Each stamp is sold for P100 at the Manila Central Post Office in Liwasang Bonifacio and at all PHLPost regional offices. The marine species featured in the stamp are the Lemon Goby, Dragon Wrasse, Spotted Puffer, the three-spot Angelfish, the white-tailed Damselfish, the Orange Sea Perch, the Lemonpeel Angelfish, and the electric-blue Damsel.