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Toxotes jaculatrix Banded Archerfish

Toxotes jaculatrixis commonly referred to as Banded Archerfish. Difficulty in the aquarium: Experts only! Very hard to keep. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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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)  
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Catalog of Life:
 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2018-05-10 17:56:07 

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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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