Aquarium Boka Species

Aquarium Boka Species in aquarium

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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John Dory

John Dory

Flagship species are primarily intended to promote public awareness and to raise funds for conservation. Main criteria for selecting flagship species are based on sociocultural considerations. Suggested Boka Aquarium flagship species is John Dory. John Dory, St. Pierre or Peter's Fish, refers to fish of the genus Zeus, especially Zeus faber (Linnaeus, 1758). This is benthic coastal marine fish of widespread distribution. The body of…

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