Monday, 30 November 2009

Giant devil ray on fdc

Gibraltar Post has collaborated with WWF organization to issue the stamp of Giant Devil Ray. In accordance to the IUCN Red List, the species are classified in endangered species.




Giant devil ray, Mobula mobular, or known well as the devil fish of the Mediterranean Sea is an Eagle ray in the family Myliobatidae and posses a spiny tail. They feed on crustaceans and small fishes. They are low rate in reproduction. Due to unintended capture by fishing vessels and worse pollution in the Mediterranean Sea, population of this species tend to decrease.

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