Toxotes jaculatrix (Pallas, 1767)

Banded archerfish
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Actinopterygii (Strahlenflosser) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Toxotidae (Archerfishes)
Etymology: Toxotes: Greek, toxotes = bowman (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Pallas.

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ökologie

; süßwasser; brackwasser riff-verbunden; amphidrom (Ref. 51243).   Tropical; 25°C - 30°C (Ref. 1672)

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Asia and Oceania: India eastward to the Philippines, and south to Indonesia, Vanuatu, Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea, and northern Australia.

Size / Gewicht / Alter

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 30.0 cm TL Männchen/unbestimmt; (Ref. 4833); common length : 20.0 cm TL Männchen/unbestimmt; (Ref. 4833)

Kurzbeschreibung Morphologie | Morphometrie

Rückenflossenstacheln (insgesamt): 4; Rückenflossenweichstrahlen (insgesamt): 11-13; Afterflossenstacheln 3; Afterflossenweichstrahlen: 15 - 17.

Biologie     Fachlexikon (Englisch) (z.B. epibenthic)

Occurs primarily in brackish mangrove estuaries, but also penetrates rivers and small streams (Ref. 4833, 44894). Reported to occur near overhanging vegetation on reefs (Ref. 9710, 48636). Usually in small aggregations (Ref. 48635). Feeds at the surface during daytime on floating debris which includes insects and vegetable matter. It is renowned for its ability to 'shoot down' insect prey by expelling beads of water from its mouth with considerable force and for its remarkable ability to compensate for visual refraction when aiming its shoots; shooting range is about 150 cm (Ref. 2847, 55339). Sold fresh in markets.

Life cycle and mating behavior Geschlechtsreife | Fortpflanzung | Ablaichen | Eier | Fecundity | Larven

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Allen, G.R., 1991. Field guide to the freshwater fishes of New Guinea. Publication, no. 9. 268 p. Christensen Research Institute, Madang, Papua New Guinea. (Ref. 2847)

IUCN Rote Liste Status (Ref. 120744)

  nicht bedroht (LC) ; Date assessed: 16 September 2011

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Bedrohung für Menschen

  Harmless





Nutzung durch Menschen

Fischereien: weniger kommerziell; Aquarium: Kommerziell
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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5156   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  2.6   ±0.27 se; Based on food items.
Widerstandsfähigkeit (Ref. 69278):  mittel, Verdopplung der Population dauert 1,4 - 4,4 Jahre. (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Verwundbarkeit (Ref. 59153):  Low to moderate vulnerability (30 of 100) .
Preiskategorie (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.