Toxotes jaculatrixis commonly referred to as Banded Archerfish. Difficulty in the aquarium: Experts only! Very hard to keep. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 3428 AphiaID: 283021 Scientific: Toxotes jaculatrix German: Schützenfisch English: Banded Archerfish Category: Archerfishes Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Toxotidae (Family) > Toxotes (Genus) > jaculatrix (Species) Initial determination: (Pallas, ), 1767 Occurrence: Australia, India, Indian Ocean, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Micronesia, Myanmar, New Guinea, Okinawa, Palau, Papua, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Queensland (Australia), Raja Amat, Red Sea, Solomon Islands, Sumatra, Thailand, the Andaman Sea, The Bangai Archipelago, The Ryukyu Islands, Timor, Togean Islands, Vanuatu Sea depth: 1 - 2,2 Meter Size: 7.87" - 11.81" (20cm - 30cm) Temperature: 77 °F - 84.2 °F (25°C - 29°C) Food: Aquatic plant, Insects Difficulty: Experts only! Very hard to keep Offspring: Not available as offspring Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Least concern (LC) Related species at Catalog of Life:
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Created: 2010-12-10 02:12:27
Last edit: 2018-05-10 17:56:07
Toxotes jaculatrix belongs to the family of the archer fish (Toxotidae). The perch-like fish is about 20 cm long and up to twelve years old. It is native to the tropical coastal brackish water areas of the Red Sea to India, China, Thailand, the Philippines and Australia.
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