Archer fish

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Archer fish

The archer fish is named after its unique technic of hunting.
In order to catch insects it can throw water until 50cm outside water !
This jet knock out the insect which fall in the water where the archer fish can eat them.

The adults archer fishs are really precise and generally catch their prey at first try.

quelques grammes
12 - 18 cm
insectes
Asie