Romfilatelia, the specialized company in issuing and trading Romanian postage stamps, releases the issue called Exotic Fishes, adressing both the fans of aquarium science as well as the stamps collectors.
Carassius auratus is illustrated on the stamp with a face value of 21,000 ROL. It is part of the Cyprinidae family, native from China. It is also known as the golden fish or the golden crucian carp. It has a great longevity ( 18 years ) and it may reach up to 30-35 cm in length by the age of maturity.
Issue date: 2005-03-01