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Archer Fish

Toxotes jacultrix

Description:

found this species in Barito Kuala Region of South Kalimantan, Indonesia. Mostly found in brackish water area but sometimes it is possible to be found them in a river 100 km away from sea. they can spit water to their prey (mostly insects), or jump out from water to catch the prey.

Habitat:

juvenille often being spotted in brackish water area, where as the adults more likely to be found in freshwater (river).


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MuhammadYasier
Spotted by
MuhammadYasier

Banjarmasin, Kalimantan Selatan, Indonesia

Lat: -2.98, Long: 114.76

Spotted on Jan 6, 2011
Submitted on Dec 16, 2011

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