jaculator

jaculator

(ˈdʒækjʊˌleɪtə)
n
(Animals) any of various freshwater percoid fish of the family Toxotidae that catch insects by spitting water at them
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jaculator, Cheiracanthium inclusum (Hentz, 1847) and Ashtabula sp.
Another fish that lives in mangrove swamps and in shallow freshwater, in this case in southeastern Asia, is the archer fish (Toxotes jaculator), which also has an active relation to life among the trees.