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    06.12.2017 – The Primorsky Aquarium’s Zoo Veterinary Department Participates in Research of the National Scientific Center of Marine Biology FEB RAS

    Last week the National Scientific Center of Marine Biology FEB RAS (NSCMB FEB RAS) received the first blood samples collected from the marine mammals - one common dolphin and two bottle-nosed dolphins, in the frame of cooperation between the NSCMB FEB RAS and the Zoo Veterinary Department of the Primorsky Aquarium – Branch of NSCMB FEB RAS.

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    04.12.2017 – Scientific Work of the Primorsky Aquarium will Supply the World’s First Biobank with Flora and Fauna of the Far Eastern Seas

    The National Scientific Center of Marine Biology FEB RAS (NSCMB FEB RAS) is creating a unique robotic center for biomaterial storage in the frame of work on the marine mammal study and protection.

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    20.11.2017 – Prymorsky Aquarium Has Explored the Beach Litter

    The project has been carried out since 2014 and so it has developed methods. Participating in the project more than once, schoolchildren expertly instructed the Aquarium’s staff in the matters of laying out the areas, sorting and categorizing the litter according to eight types such as plastic, glass, rubber, etc., and identifying countries of origin. The results of counted and weighed by the categories litter items were entered into a table.

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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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