A postage stamp on the Fish Series : Japanese Flying Squid (Todarodes pacificus:

Pacific flying squid (Todarodes pacificus)Issued by Japan

Issued on Jun 30, 1967

Issued for : The SURUME-IKA (Ammostrephes sloani pacificus) is a species of the squid, having a cylindrical body about 30 centimeters long with a pair of triangular fins near its tapering end, and its head ending in ten arms attached to the other end. Its bluish-white body is dotted with purplish-brown speckles throughout.


Designer : Mr. Tatsuo Takayama

Colour : Multicolour

Type : Stamp, Postal Used

Denomination : 15 Yen