Definition of Toxotes jaculatrix

1. Noun. 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.

Exact synonyms: Archerfish
Generic synonyms: Percoid, Percoid Fish, Percoidean
Group relationships: Genus Toxotes, Toxotes



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Toxotes Jaculatrix

Towser
Toxascaris leonina
Toxicodendron diversilobum
Toxicodendron quercifolium
Toxicodendron radicans
Toxicodendron vernicifluum
Toxicodendron vernix
Toxocara mystax
Toxoplasma
Toxoplasmatidae
Toxostoma
Toxostoma rufums
Toxotai
Toxotes
Toxotes jaculatrix
Toxotidae
Toy Fox Terrier
Toy Fox Terriers
Toyama
Toyger
Toyland
Toynbee
Toynbee's corpuscles
Toynbee's muscle
Toynbee's tube
Toyota
Toyotas
Tphi CG loop
Tpr

Literary usage of Toxotes jaculatrix

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1. A Guide to the Study of Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1905)
"toxotes jaculatrix is found in the East Indies. The name alludes to its supposed habit of catching insects by shooting drops of water at them through its ..."

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