Tag: MonteAqua

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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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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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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MonteAqua project extended

MonteAqua project extended

Kotor, Montenegro. It takes much more time, under extraordinary circumstances caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, to translate the concept of Aquarium Boka from drawings into reality. The assembling work is in progress but with significant delay. Therefore, the implementation period of the project “Center for the Protection of the Biodiversity of the Sea Boka Aquarium – MonteAqua” (Norwegian Ministry of Foreign…

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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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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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