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Family: Toxotidae Archerfishes



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Asia

Toxotes blythii Boulenger, 1892

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Toxotes blythii
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Asia and Oceania
Max. Length 40 cm SL
Toxotes chatareus (Hamilton, 1822)

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Toxotes chatareus
[Spotted archerfish]



Asia and Oceania
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Toxotes jaculatrix (Pallas, 1767)

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Toxotes jaculatrix
[Banded archerfish]
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Max. Length 12.6 cm SL

 
Toxotes kimberleyensis
[Kimberley archerfish]
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Max. Length 18 cm SL

 
Toxotes lorentzi
[Primitive archerfish]



Asia
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Toxotes microlepis Günther, 1860

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Toxotes microlepis
[Smallscale archerfish]
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Max. Length 15 cm TL

 
Toxotes oligolepis
[Western archerfish]



7 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Toxotes blythii Asia 1892
Toxotes chatareus Spotted archerfish Asia and Oceania 40 SL 1822
Toxotes jaculatrix Banded archerfish Asia and Oceania 30 TL 1767
Toxotes kimberleyensis Kimberley archerfish Oceania 12.6 SL 2004
Toxotes lorentzi Primitive archerfish Oceania 18 SL 1910
Toxotes microlepis Smallscale archerfish Asia 15 SL 1860
Toxotes oligolepis Western archerfish Asia 15 TL 1876



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