Toxotes


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Noun1.Toxotes - type genus of the ToxotidaeToxotes - type genus of the Toxotidae    
fish genus - any of various genus of fish
family Toxotidae, Toxotidae - archerfishes
archerfish, Toxotes jaculatrix - any of several small freshwater fishes that catch insects by squirting water at them and knocking them into the water; found in Indonesia and Australia
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toxotes (Ordway, 1863) (Rathbun, 1930; Hendrickx, 1984; Ramirez-Felix et al, 2003).
Interestingly, a recent article entitled "Discrimination of human faces by archerfish (Toxotes chatareus)" (by Cait Newport, Guy Wallis, Yarema Reshitnyk & Ulrike E.
If a Toxotes archerfish can't jump high enough to snatch an insect off an overhanging leaf, the fish spits water upward that knocks the prey off its perch.
(2010), used a simple yet useful criterion based on external markings and/or number of dorsal spines which currently being used to differentiate two congeneric archer fish species Toxotes chatareus and Toxotes jaculatrix.
Population growth, trophic level, and reproductive biology of two congeneric archer fishes (Toxotes chatareus, Hamilton 1822 and Toxotes jaculatrix, Pallas 1767) inhabiting Malaysian coastal waters.
Co-inhabitants of the stream included (in order of abundance) Gobiopterus species, Redigobius chryso-soma (Bleeker), Melanotaenia ammeri Allen, Unmack & Hadiaty, Hypseleotris species, Scatophagus argus (Linnaeus), Oxyeleotris aruensis (Weber), Toxotes chatareus (Hamilton) and Leptachirus alleni Randall.
Crustacean catches are also important and mainly consist of crabs, such as the blue crab (Callinectes toxotes), the juey (Cardisoma crassum), and several species of lobster and shrimp.
Anak senara Paradoxodacna piratica Senara Parambassis apogonoides Senara, Gabagaba Parambassis macrolepis Senara, Parambassis wolffii Senara, Sempekah DATNIOIDIDAE Coius microlepis Ringau, Ringan TOXOTIDAE Toxotes microlepis Sumpit Toxotes chatareus Sumpit NANDIDAE Nandus nebulosus Patung rimba, Empukung, Patung dundu PRISTOLEPIDIDAE Pristolepis fasciata Patung, Empatung, lkan tempeh Pristolepis cf.grooti POLYNEMOIDEI POLYNEMIDAE Polystonemus multifilis Tenggulu, Kurau, Kurau janggut Polystonemus longipectoralis GOBIOIDEI ELEOTRIDIDAE Oxyeleotris marmorata Ketutuk, Bakutut, Bodobodo GOBIIDAE Psuedogobiopsis spec.