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2014-09-05 03:00:24

A new study finds that archerfish are much more adaptable and skillful target-shooters than anyone had previously given them credit for.

Scientists Give Archerfish An Eye Exam
2013-03-21 19:32:08

Using an eye test developed for the military, Australian scientists have determined the visual acuity of archerfish.

Archer Fish Shoots Prey With Water Jet
2012-10-25 20:19:49

Biologists have long wondered how this small fish is able to generate the powerful water jet that contains more force than its muscles could possibly generate.

2010-06-29 08:00:00

RESTON, Va., June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Cernium Corporation announced today the launch of a mobile web portal for users of its Archerfish® intelligent video monitoring systems.

2010-06-24 08:00:00

RESTON, Va., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Cernium Corporation announced today that WYNIT, a leading national distributor serving the Security, Consumer Electronics, Digital Imaging, and Technical Graphics market sectors, will offer Cernium's Archerfish Solo(TM) and Archerfish Quattro(TM) interactive video monitoring and recording systems to accounts nationwide.

2010-06-15 08:00:00

RESTON, Va., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Cernium has launched a new advertising campaign featuring Archerfish Solo(TM) with a creative and brand strategy that challenges conventional approaches to consumer security products.

2010-06-09 08:00:00

RESTON, Va., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Cernium Corporation announced today that Archerfish Quattro(TM), the professional-grade Archerfish® interactive video monitoring and recording system, is now available on Costco.com.

2010-01-07 08:30:00

RESTON, Va., Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Cernium announced today that Archerfish Solo(TM), the first Thinking Camera(TM) for consumers and an International CES Innovations 2010 Design and Engineering Awards Honoree, is now exclusively available for preorder on Amazon.com.

2009-11-19 08:30:00

RESTON, Va., Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Cernium announced today that Archerfish Quattro(TM), a 2009 CES Design & Engineering Award Honoree in the Integrated Home Systems category, is now available on Amazon.com.

2009-11-11 09:40:00

RESTON, Va., Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Archerfish Solo(TM) by Cernium has been named an International CES 2010 Innovations Design and Engineering Award Honoree. The prestigious Innovations Design and Engineering Awards have been recognizing achievements in product design and engineering since 1976.


Latest Archerfish Reference Libraries

Banded Archerfish, Toxotes jaculatrix
2013-10-17 09:59:34

The Banded Archerfish (Toxotes jaculatrix) is a brackish water perciform fish of the archerfish genus Toxotes. Its coloration is silvery and has a dorsal fin towards the posterior end. It has distinctive and semi-triangular markings located along its side. It is best known for its ability to spit a jet of water to “shoot down” its prey. Larger specimens might be able to hit their prey 6 feet 7 inches to 9 feet 10 inches away. The archerfish might reach the displaced prey within 50...

Largescale Archerfish, Toxotes Chatareus
2012-12-26 05:57:04

The Largescale archerfish is found in bodies of water with a temperature range of 77 - 86 degrees. This fish is mostly located in India, Burma, Indonesia, New Guinea, and Northern Australia. Some have been found in temperatures as low as 68.9 degrees in the Burdekin River region, and temperatures as high as 97 degrees in the Alligator River region. Brackish (a mix of salt and fresh water) waters are where this species thrives most, but some can be found in fresh water of streams and...

Smallscale Archerfish, Toxotes Microlepis
2012-12-26 05:47:11

The Smallscale Archerfish lives in large rivers throughout Asia and the Indo-Pacific. This is a freshwater fish and does not travel into salt water. It can survive in moving or standing water, near the shore with overhanging vegetation. The Smallscale archerfish has large eyes and a pointed snout, with a flat back and curved belly. It has one dorsal (fin on top) with 4 or 5 spines and soft rays behind it. The body is covered with 40 to 42 lateral lined scales and 4 or 5 dark bars running...

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