Stamp: Microciona prolifera (Tanzania 1999)

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Microciona prolifera (Tanzania 1999)

09 February (Tanzania ) within release Marine Life (1999) goes into circulation Stamp Microciona prolifera face value 410 Tanzanian shilingi

Stamp Microciona prolifera in catalogues
Stamp Number: Sn: TZ 1851

Stamp is square format.

Also in the issue Marine Life (1999):

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Stamp Microciona prolifera in digits
Country: Tanzania
Date: 1999-02-09
Print: Offset lithography
Emission: Commemorative
Format: Stamp
Face Value: 410 Tanzanian shilingi

Stamp Microciona prolifera it reflects the thematic directions:

Animals are multicellular, eukaryotic organisms of the kingdom Animalia (also called Metazoa). All animals are motile, meaning they can move spontaneously and independently, at some point in their lives. Their body plan eventually becomes fixed as they develop, although some undergo a process of metamorphosis later on in their lives. All animals are heterotrophs: they must ingest other organisms or their products for sustenance.

Marine life, or sea life or ocean life, refers to the plants, animals and other organisms that live in the salt water of the sea or ocean, or the brackish water of coastal estuaries. At a fundamental level, marine life helps determine the very nature of our planet. Marine organisms produce much of the oxygen we breathe. Shorelines are in part shaped and protected by marine life, and some marine organisms even help create new land. Altogether there are 230,000 documented marine species, including over 16,000 species of fish, and it has been estimated that nearly two million marine species are yet to be documented. Marine species range in size from the microscopic, including plankton and phytoplankton which can be as small as 0.02 micrometres, to huge cetaceans (whales, dolphins and porpoises) which in the case of the blue whale reach up to 33 metres (109 feet) in length, being the largest known animal.

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