Science Reveals How Archerfish Uses Water to Catch Prey

September 6, 2014 6:45 PM

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New study, by researchers of the University of Bayreuth in Germany, has shed light on how the archerfish is able to hunt its prey down.

The archerfish, as the name suggests, is able to shoot “arrows,” or streams of water at its prey. Its prey consist of small land animals and insects. When the prey is sitting on leaves, near water where the fish is, the fish shoots a stream of water on the leaf, making it slippery and sending the pr...

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