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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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Aquaria Dubrovnik and Boka to strengthen cooperation and collaboration

Aquaria Dubrovnik and Boka to strengthen cooperation and collaboration

Kotor, 27 September 2019 – Aquarium Dubrovnik and Boka management reaffirmed today their commitment to strengthen cooperation and collaboration between the Institute for Marine and Coastal Research of the University of Dubrovnik, Croatia (IMCR) and the Institute of Marine Biology of the University of Montenegro (IMB) at the meeting held at IMB in Kotor today. (Photo: Boka Aquarium construction site.…

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015-MA Notice of call for expressions of interest for MonteAqua external experts

015-MA Notice of call for expressions of interest for MonteAqua external experts

Institute of Marine Biology in Kotor (IMB) is the only institution in the southern Adriatic involved in the study, protection and conservation of marine biodiversity and water catchment areas. Thirty years ago, a specialized laboratory was formed, with infrastructure for growing and studying the biology and ecology of marine and freshwater organisms (aquariums, circular pools, cold rooms etc.). However, this…

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Aquarium Boka supplies 014-MA/2019 tender

Aquarium Boka supplies 014-MA/2019 tender

The University of Montenegro – Institute of Marine Biology, Dobrota bb, 85330 Kotor, Montenegro intends to award a supply contract for procurement of equipment for aquarium for Institute of Marine Biology in Kotor, Montenegro with financial assistance from the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The tender dossier is available from this link. The deadline for submission of tenders is the…

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International Conference: Adriatic Biodiversity Protection

International Conference: Adriatic Biodiversity Protection

The Next Step in the Adriatic Biodiversity Conservation International Conference AdriBioPro2019 Creates Platform for Adriatic Biodiversity Conservation AdriBioPro2019 conference 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…

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