South Georgia 2008 Fisheries in the Waters of South Georgia

From Stamps of the World

  • Issue date: 1st May 2008
  • four values
  • Designed by: Ross Watton
  • Printed by: BDT International Security Printing, Ireland
  • Print process: lithography
  • stamp format height 28½mm x width 42mm
  • Perforations: 14 x 14

50p ~ 'longliner' fishing vessel, and patagonian toothfish, Dissothichus eleginoides
60p ~ trawler, and icefish, Champsocephalus gunnari
85p ~ krill, Euphausia superba, and krill trawler transhipping to a 'reefer ship' for transport back to markets
£1.05 ~ MV Pharos SG, the South Georgia Government Fishery Patrol Vessel (2006), and albatross
the 50p also shows the eco-label of the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) applied to toothfish caught to environmentally sustainable standards

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