BANDED ARCHERFISH

Taxonomic Name: Toxotes jaculatrix

Type:
Fish

Conservation Status: Least concern (IUCN)

Diet:
 Insects, spiders, and vegetation

Longevity in the wild:
5 - 10 years

Size: Average 20 cm in length

Group Name:
School
 
Fun Fact: 
Archerfish are best known for their ability to spit a stream of water into the air to shoot down prey. Large archerfish can hit prey up to 3 metres away!

You can find the Banded Archerfish and other creepy, crawly and cool creatures at the Kinsmen Discovery Centre.

banded archerfish