Aquarium Boka

Aquarium Boka general information

Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays

It has been a challenging year due to Covid-19 pandemic and the economic crisis that followed it. Under such difficult circumstances, we did our best to successfully implement the MonteAqua project and contribute to 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. We want…

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Aquarium Boka presented to the public

Aquarium Boka presented to the public

Kotor, Montenegro: The Institute of Biology held the closing event of the project “Center for the Protection of Marine Biodiversity “Aquarium Boka” – MonteAqua” as a virtual meeting on December 17, 2020, which marked the successful completion of the MonteAqua project. MonteAqua project mobilized 1,17M EUR for setting up the Adriatic Biodiversity Conservation Center “Aquarium Boka” with the first Montenegrin…

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MonteAqua Project Closing Event

MonteAqua Project Closing Event

Kotor. Montenegro. The Institute of Marine Biology, University of Montenegro is celebrating the successful closure of the MonteAqua project which mobilized 1,17M EUR for setting up the Adriatic Biodiversity Conservation Center “Aquarium Boka” with the first Montenegrin public aquarium and a rescue center for sea turtles and other endangered marine animals. Funds were secured through grants from the Norwegian Embassy…

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Networking

Networking

Belgrade, Serbia. Aquarium Boka is dedicated to build up a network and cooperate with all companies which share our vision: a world where people and sea wildlife share the oceans in harmony. Such cooperation was agreed on a meeting with Mr. Igor Mirović, CEO Reef Room Belgrade. Besides using Reef Room for supplying Aquarium Boka with needed chemicals and consumables,…

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Marking

Marking

Kotor, Montenegro. Adriatic Biodiversity Conservation Center “Boka Aquarium” is just marked with brand new signboards in front of the main entrance. Those signboards are marking projects and donors which made possible setting up the aquarium: Project Marine Biodiversity Conservation Center “Boka Aquarium” – MonteAqua, started at 30th November 2017, with a total budget of 1.175.333,81 EUR, out of which the…

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All Valves Opened

All Valves Opened

Kotor, Montenegro. The hydraulic check of all tanks in the Aquarium Boka went well. All valves now are open, tanks full of conditioned seawater, lights are on, life support systems in function. The hydraulic check was done by Panaque srl Rome, the company which was commissioned to design, ship, and install all tanks and their LSS.       All…

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Population

Population

Kotor, Montenegro. First inhabitants arrived in the Aquarium Boka! Thanks to developed cooperation with local fishermen, right after assembling aquarium tanks and life support systems, the population of Aquarium Boka started. Some typical Adriatic species will spend the first days in quarantine tanks, before transfer to exhibit tanks. Follow us for news.   Cover photo: Red scorpionfish (Scorpaena scrofa) (Photo:…

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Teaming up

Teaming up

The final stage of assembling Aquarium Boka is marked with initial training for aquarium staff done by representatives of Panaque srl Rome company. Presentation of functions of all aquarium systems was done: seawater inlet and makeup zone with sand filtration, protein skimmers, biological filters, cooling system. The development of regular and maintenance protocols was discussed and agreed upon.   Besides…

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