Tag: Aquarium Boka

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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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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Lights on

Lights on

Kotor, Montenegro. A technical team from Panaque Srl Rome company switched lights on in all tanks of the Aquarium Boka. It is a symbolic move, depicting the final stage of assembling the equipment for the Aquarium Boka. We are expecting the start of the hydraulic check in the coming days. Follow us for the news.

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Boka Aquatic Biodiversity as New Tourism Offer

Boka Aquatic Biodiversity as New Tourism Offer

A partnership agreement for implementing the project “Explore Cross-border Aquatic Biodiversity – EXChAngE” is signed on 11th September 2020 in the Institute of Marine Biology, the University of Montenegro. By signing the Agreement, the Institute is granted with Eur 430,000 from the European Union IPA II funds from the Interreg IPA Cross-border Cooperation Programme Croatia-Bosnia and Herzegovina-Montenegro 2014-2020. On the…

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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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