Animal Stamp of Vietnam

Vietnam was under the control of China for a long time, but It escaped from rule in the tenth century and became independent in 1428. It was admitted into French possession French Indochina from 1887 and took occupation of the Japanese armed forces from 1940. A French military goes ashore with Socialist Republic of Viet Nam of communism to assume Ho Chi Minh a leader in 1945 having been established by North Vietnam side. A military collision happened in 1946 and developed into the first Indo-China War. For 1948 years, France supports puppet government in South Vietnam. A Vietnamese republic is birth by the American support that Vietnam is divided after lat. 17 degrees N with French defeat in the north and south in 1954, and was replaced to France in 1955 in South Vietnam. South Vietnam frente is organized in 1960 and starts anti-U.S.A. struggle. U.S.A. came to intervene with a Tonkin case of 1964 directly and I started bombing of North Vietnam in 1965 and entered into full-scale state of war. United States Armed Forces withdrawal decides that it ends in virtual defeat of the United States Armed Forces in 1973. North and south unification was realized with collapse of South Vietnam Republic in 1975 and renamed the name of a country to the Socialist Republic of Vietnam in 1976.
Six kinds of fish stamps were issued in 1967 by Democratic Republic of Vietnam.
Eight kinds of Selachain stamps were issued in 1980 by Socialist Republic of Vietnam. Eight kinds of fish stamps were issued in 1984. Six kinds of stamps on which it drew a representative crocodile of many parts of the world were issued in 1994 year. Six kinds of sea horse stamps were issued in 1997 year. It is the rare stamp that all of six kinds was unified with a sea horse. Six kinds of freshwater fish protection stamps were issued in 2001 year.

Democratic Republic of Vietnam
1967.7.25 Fish Stamp
Filamentosus Saury
Saurida filamentosa
Spanish Mackerel
Scomberomorus niphonius
Belted Beard Grunt
Hapalogenys mucronatus
Red Collared Emperor
Lethrinus haematopterus
Black Pomfret
Parastromateus niger
Saddle-Tailed Sea-Perch
Lutjanus erythropterus

Socialist Republic of Vietnam
1980.8.1 Selachain Stamp
Whale Shark
Rhincodon typus
Tiger Shark
Galeocerdo cuvieri
Japanese Wobbegong
Orectolobus japonicus
Zebra Bullhead Shark
Heterodontus zebra
Honeycomb Stingray
Dasyatis uarnak
Largetooth Sawfish
Pristis microdon
Scalloped Hammerhead
Sphyrna lewini
Japanese Eagle Ray
Myliobatis tobijei

1984.6.25 Fish Stamp
Cypselurus spilopterus
Longhorn Cowfish
Ostracion cornutus
Spot-fin Porcupinefish
Diodon hystrise
Copperband Butterflyfish
Chelmon rostratus
Deep Sea Anglerfish
Linophryne arborifera
Russell's Lionfish
Pterois russelli
Ocean Sunfish
Mola mola
Pterois lunulata

1994.6.1 Crocodile Stamp
Saltwater Crocodile
Crocodylus porosus
American Alligator
Alligator mississippiensis
Nile Crocodile
Crocodylus niloticus
Chinese Alligator
Alligator sinensis
Paraguay Spectacled Caiman
Caimen crocodilus yacare
Freshwater Crocodile
Crocodylus johnsoni

1997.9.4 Seahorse Stamp
Short-snouted Seahorse
Hippocampus hippocampus
Short-snouted Seahorse
Hippocampus hippocampus
Long-snouted Seahorse
Hippocampus guttulatus
Great Seahorse
Hippocampus kolloggi
Japanese Seahorse
Hippocampus japonicus
Short-snouted Seahorse
Hippocampus hippocampus

2001.1.18 Freshwater Fish Protection Stamp
Toxotes microlepis
Cosmochilus harmandi
Indonesian Shortfin Eel
Anguilla bicolor
Clown knifefish
Chitala chitala
Indo-Pacific Tarpon
Megalops cyprinoides
Jullien's Golden Carp
Probarbus jullieni

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