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  • Leopard-Schützenfisch

    Zebra Archerfish

    Toxotes blythii

    Closest relatives Perch family, archerfish (7 species)
    Habitat Estuaries; brackish water in lagoons and estuaries, mangroves, tolerates large fluctuations in water temperature and salinity
    Behaviour diurnal, solitary, young fish in small groups
    Venomousness non-toxic
    Diet mostly still living invertebrates such as flies, grasshoppers, ants
    Body length up to 15 cm
    Spawn up to 150,000 eggs
    Use fishkeeping
    Current status unknown
    At Zurich Zoo since 2016


    Conservation status

    IUCN RedList