Aquarium Boka opening postponed

Project

Marine Biodiversity Conservation Center Aquarium Boka – MonteAqua

The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, represented by the Norwegian Embassy in Belgrade, awarded a grant agreement number MNE-17/0004 to the University of Montenegro - the Institute for Marine Biology of the Sea from Kotor for the implementation of the project "Center for the Protection of the Biodiversity of the Sea Boka Aquarium - MonteAqua".
Project

Impact of the project

The expected impact of the project (changes and benefits that will result from the project) is an enhanced process of Montenegro's accession to the European Union in the field of nature protection in relation to aquatic ecosystems and sustainable management of protected aquatic ecosystems.

News

MonteAqua project extended
MonteAqua project extended

The implementation period of the project “Center for the Protection of the Biodiversity of the Sea Boka Aquarium – MonteAqua” (Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs grant agreement number MNE-17/0004 to the University of Montenegro – the Institute of Marine Biology) is extended to September 30, 2020. Following temporary measures of the National Coordination Body for Communicable Diseases of Montenegro, as a…

Aquarium Boka opening postponed
Aquarium Boka opening postponed

Kotor, Montenegro: We are sorry to announce the delay in the opening of the Aquarium Boka, due to temporary measures of the National Coordination Body for Communicable Diseases of Montenegro, as a response to the risk of import or spread of an infectious disease caused by the novel coronavirus. The final assembling of aquarium equipment, originally planned for March/April 2020, unfortunately,…

Aquarium Boka Sea Water Supply
Aquarium Boka Sea Water Supply

Kotor, Montenegro: Raw seawater for Aquarium Boka tanks will be pumped directly from the sea, from a point in front of the Institute of Marine Biology at a depth of around 15 m. Due to the features of the Boka Kotorska Bay, this was accepted as the only viable solution. After sedimentation, the raw water will be pumped to the fish…

Conference

International Conference: Adriatic Biodiversity Protection

The International Conference “Adriatic Biodiversity Conservation – AdriBioPro2019” was held in Cultural Center “Nikola Đurković”, to provide updated scientific, decision-making and policy-relevant information across a broad array of different Adriatic issues, marine biology, and related scientific disciplines. More than 100 participants from 16 countries delivered 92 presentations during two conference days in 9 topics: Marine biodiversity conservation, Conservation of coastal and marine areas, Preventing marine pollution, Rare and endangered species in the Adriatic Sea, Marine invasive and alien species, Roles of aquaria, Sustainable use of marine resources, Marine biotechnology, and Freshwater biodiversity conservation.

Gallery

  • Under-water photo, author Ms. Ivana Orlović Kranjc
    Born at the center of Balkan Peninsula in Belgrade, Serbia, hundreds of miles away from the seas it was almost incredible to foresee that Ivana Orlović Kranjc would chose...
  • Under-water photo, author Ms. Vesna Mačić
    Podvodne fotografije Vesne Mačić
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