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Marine pollution doesn’t recognize the territorial boundaries

Marine pollution doesn’t recognize the territorial boundaries

The international cooperation and contribution to the international framework and data sharing are an indispensable measure in resolving marine pollution issues. Institute of Marine Biology of the University of Montenegro (IMB) has published study “Preventing marine pollution” which highlighted the importance of the media support in promoting the preservation of the sea and the ocean as the basis for a…

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How John Dory protects Adriatic fishes

How John Dory protects Adriatic fishes

Institute of Marine Biology of the University of Montenegro (IMB) has published a study “Rare and Endangered Fish Species in The Adriatic Sea and Proposal for Marine Flagship Species” which has proposed John Dory (Zeus faber) as a “flagship species” for the recently established Aquarium Boka. The study presents an updated list of Adriatic fish species. Of more than 400…

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Values of Montenegrin coast and seabed

Values of Montenegrin coast and seabed

The Montenegrin coast and seabed represent national values ​​that must be preserved. The Institute of Marine Biology of the University of Montenegro has published a study entitled “Protection of the coastal and marine areas of Montenegro” which provides an overview of literature references and activities for a proposal for the proclamation of three marine protected areas in Montenegro. The study…

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European Ell is a flagship species of the Skadar lake

European Ell is a flagship species of the Skadar lake

KOTOR, MONTENEGRO, 22.06.2020 – Institute of Marine Biology of the University of Montenegro has published study “Evaluating status of European eel (Anguilla anguilla) in the Skadar lake which indicates ell as lake’s flagship species. The study describes ell as a highly endangered fish species. Eel inhabits the whole water mass of Skadar lake, from its shoreline to its central part,…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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Boka Aquatic Biodiversity as New Tourism Offer

Boka Aquatic Biodiversity as New Tourism Offer

Grant for Developing the Cross-Border Croatia – Bosnia and Herzegovina – Montenegro Tourism Offer Kotor, Montenegro: Institute of Marine Biology, the University of Montenegro, is granted with Eur 410,000 from the European Union for implementation of the project “Explore Cross-border Aquatic Biodiversity – EXChAngE”. Project was submitted on competitive Interreg IPA Cross-border Cooperation Programme Croatia-Bosnia and Herzegovina-Montenegro 2014-2020. On the…

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Aquarium Boka as New Tourism Offer in Kotor

Aquarium Boka as New Tourism Offer in Kotor

Institute of Marine Biology and Tourism Organization Kotor agreed on joint promotional activities Kotor, 7 November 2019 – Directors of the Institute of Marine Biology and Tourism Organization Kotor agreed today on cooperation between two institutions in presentation and promotion of the Aquarium Boka in the country and abroad, at the meeting held at IMB in Kotor today. Cooperation is…

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