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    14.11.2017 – The Primorsky Aquarium’s Inhabitants to Star in the National Geographic TV Series

    The Wild Edens: Russia TV series that will be broadcast on National Geographic Channel narrate and show incredible wildlife of Russia - from the south Primorsky Krai to the cold Yamal Peninsula located in the northwest Siberia. The film crew asked the Primorsky Aquarium for assistance in capturing Baikal seals for their TV series.

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    09.10.2017 – A regional center for demonstration of precision Japanese equipment works in the National Scientific Center of Marine Biology

    Japanese Shimadzu Corporation has opened a demonstration center in the National Scientific Center of Marine Biology FEB RAS - the first in the Russian Far East.

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    09.10.2017 – Primorsky Aquarium participates in the International Biennale of Visual Art

    At present, Vladivostok hosts the 9th Vladivostok International Biennale of Visual Art (VIBVA) that started 20 September and will run until 20 October 2017. The Primorsky Aquarium became one of the venues of the Biennale.

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    10.08.2017 – New Hydrobionts Arrived at the Primorsky Aquarium

    Tropical freshwater fishes grown in the closed aquaria systems – Chinese high-fin banded sharks (Myxocyprinus asiaticus), Atlantic mudskippers (Periophthalmus barbarus), banded archerfishes (Toxotes jaculatrix), giant gourami (Osphronemus goramy), and blue/brown discuses (Symphysodon aequifasciatus)

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    02.08.2017 – Smooth Lumpsuckers got offspring

    These entertaining little fishes are kept in many world’s aquariums, but there are no information about spawning in the aquariums’ environment.

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    26.07.2017 – Octopus Hank turned out to be a lady

    It was found out when the alleged male laid an egg-mass. To determine the sex of the giant Pacific octopus is extremely difficult. Such a large and powerful animal can simply curl up and will not allow it to be done.

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    25.07.2017 – A new batch of tropical fish was adapted at the Primorsky Aquarium

    These newbies should not be put with moray eels already living in the Aquarium, old residents will eat strangers of a different species. Nosed wrassies, so-called doctors or cleaners, were distributed over a several reservoirs, including the Ocean abyss, the Great and Small Coral Reefs.

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    24.07.2017 – The doctor-fish at the Primorsky Aquarium can take patients every day

    Watchful visitors can see how small quick fish arrange procedures for neighbors in the aquarium. Wrassies are also called doctor-fish or cleaners.

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    21.07.2017 – The Far Eastern Marine Reserve helped children with their first field research

    To visit the Far East, to see the Sea of Japan was an old dream of NooGen’s. children who have already visited many unique places of Russia.

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    22.04.2015 – Joseph O’Neil in Vladivostok: salmons, kids and the joy of life

    The last week of March was unexpectedly warm and sunny, after all these heavy snows. Vladivostok warmly welcomed a guest from the US state of Oregon, senior technician and outreach coordinator of the Oregon Hatchery Research Center (OHRC) Joseph O’Neil.

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