Archer fish, also known as Banded Archerfish, belongs to the Toxotidae family. They have the amazing ability to shoot prey with a forced stream of water from their mouths, even insects on low lying branches. The fish was described by Pallas in 1767 and are not listed as endangered. Read on to learn more fun facts about archer fish.


Archerfish Fast Facts


Archerfish Description: They have a typical silver or white color with 4-6 black vertical bands, with the first one covering the eye. The young have irregular yellow patches on top. They have an elongated and flattened body with a sharp head. This marine fish grows up to 12 inches (30cm) long.


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