Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Sea horse of Malta

Malta Post has issued the stamp set features specific species, Sea Horses on four stamp with two denomination value, 6c and 16c.  These stamps issued as a collaboration with WWF organization.The stamps have depicted Hyppocampus hyppocampus and Hyppocampus guttulatus. Both species have distributed in the Mediterranean and the Eastern Atlantic sea.

These species has relatively small body and has distinctive body shape, in that its body resembles the head of horse with the tail of a chameleon.

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