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

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Using an eye test developed for the military, Australian scientists from the University of Queensland have determined the visual acuity of archerfish. One of the world´s most unique hunters, archerfish spit a stream of water at their small insect prey — knocking it down into the water where the fish snaps it up. Since the water acts as a barrier for the fish´s senses of smell and sound, the researchers were...

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

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online [ Watch the Video: Archer Fish Shooting at Prey ] [ Watch the Video: Archer Fish Firing at Prey ] In the sweltering mangrove swamps of India and Polynesia, small insects that wander onto a low-hanging leaf or too close to the end of a branch are vulnerable to an attack from a high-speed, liquid projectile intended to knock them off the tree and into the water below where an archer fish waits to pounce on its targeted prey....

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. With Archerfish Mobile, users will have a greater range of video monitoring and control options for keeping tabs on their homes and businesses from any mobile phone using a Safari® browser. The mobile portal lets Archerfish users watch both live and event video, as well as change...

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. WYNIT will distribute the award-winning products to an array of channel partners, from big box and independent retailers to value-added...

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. Instead of confronting consumers with threatening images, the Eye Think(TM) campaign humanizes the award-winning wireless security camera while highlighting the distinctive feature that sets Archerfish Solo apart from other consumer security cameras -- patented, homeland...

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. The four-camera kit is a complete, all-in-one solution with video monitoring, recording and storage capabilities. Archerfish Quattro brings built-in homeland security video technology that can understand what it sees for the first time to consumers. You...

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. Amazon will begin shipping the much-anticipated product in the spring. Archerfish Solo is the first wireless, interactive video monitoring and recording product that intelligently 'watches' video for you and notifies you only...

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. Consumers will be able to purchase the interactive video monitoring and recording system, as well as additional cameras for system expansion from Amazon. Unlike motion detection-based video monitoring systems, Archerfish Quattro has Homeland Security-grade technology built in...

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. Archerfish Solo will premiere at CES in the Las Vegas Convention Center South Hall One, in Booth # 21934. Archerfish Solo, the first Thinking Camera(TM) for consumers, delivers advanced homeland...

2009-06-03 08:00:00

Washington, DC Area Company Highlighted on Home Improvement Television Series RESTON, Va., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Cernium Corporation, the leading developer of analytics-enabled video products, announced today that Archerfish(R), the first and only mobile video intelligence (MVI) solution, will be featured on the award-winning home improvement show, Designing Spaces. The segment, which features Archerfish at work in the home of an Arlington, VA family, will air nationally on the WE network...


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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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