Announcements

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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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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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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