archerfish definition

  • noun:
    • Any of different freshwater fishes associated with the family members Toxotidae that spit falls of liquid at pests and prey on those knocked toward surface regarding the water.
    • the species of seafood within the Toxotidae (toxotes) family members, which prey on small animals towards the surface of a water by shooting them with liquid from their mouths.
    • some of several little freshwater fishes that catch bugs by squirting liquid at them and slamming all of them into the liquid; within Indonesia and Australian Continent
    • Any of various freshwater fishes associated with family Toxotidae that spit drops of water at insects and prey on those knocked toward surface of this water.
    • Any of the species of seafood in the Toxotidae (toxotes) family, whom prey on small creatures towards the surface of a water by shooting all of them with water from their mouths.
    • some of a number of tiny freshwater fishes that catch bugs by squirting liquid at all of them and slamming all of them in to the water; present Indonesia and Australia

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