List of Fish, Sell Prices, and Shadow Size | ACNH - Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Switch)

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This fish guide lists all of the fish you can catch in Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Switch) for both Northern and Southern Hemispheres. Read on to learn each fish's sell price, spawn locations and active months, as well as how to catch them to expand your Critterpedia and Museum!

List of All Fish (Fish Encyclopedia)

Fish by Month

Different kinds of fish appear in each season and month, and you can even discover new species this month that were not available before!

Click on the links below to learn more about which fish will spawn on each month!

Fish by Month
(Northern and Southern Hemisphere)
January February March April
May June July August
September October November December

Note: The pages above show fish appearances for both the Northern and Southern Hemisphere.

Fish by Hemisphere

Fish appear on certain months depending whether your island is in the Northern Hemisphere or Southern Hemisphere. Check out our list below to learn when certain fish appear, their shadow size, and spawn location depending on your chosen hemisphere.

Nothern Hemisphere
Southern Hemisphere
Name Shadow Size Price Area & Times
1 Bitterling ImageBitterling Tiny ShadowTiny
✭✩✩✩✩
900 Area:
River
Months:
November to March
Times:
Any time
2 Pale Chub ImagePale Chub Tiny ShadowTiny
✭✭✩✩✩
200 Area:
River
Months:
All year
Times:
9 AM to 4 PM
3 Crucian Carp ImageCrucian Carp Small ShadowSmall
✭✩✩✩✩
160 Area:
River
Months:
All year
Times:
Any time
4 Dace ImageDace Medium ShadowMedium
✭✩✩✩✩
240 Area:
River
Months:
All year
Times:
4 PM to 9 AM
5 Carp ImageCarp Large ShadowLarge
✭✭✩✩✩
300 Area:
Pond
Months:
All year
Times:
Any time
6 Koi ImageKoi Large ShadowLarge
✭✭✩✩✩
4000 Area:
Pond
Months:
All year
Times:
4 PM to 9 AM
7 Goldfish ImageGoldfish Tiny ShadowTiny
✭✩✩✩✩
1300 Area:
Pond
Months:
All year
Times:
Any time
8 Pop-Eyed Goldfish ImagePop-Eyed Goldfish Tiny ShadowTiny
✭✭✩✩✩
1300 Area:
Pond
Months:
All year
Times:
9 AM to 4 PM
9 Ranchu Goldfish ImageRanchu Goldfish Small ShadowSmall
✭✭✭✭✩
4500 Area:
Pond
Months:
All year
Times:
9 AM to 4 PM
10 Killifish ImageKillifish Tiny ShadowTiny
✭✩✩✩✩
300 Area:
Pond
Months:
April to August
Times:
Any time
11 Crawfish ImageCrawfish Small ShadowSmall
✭✩✩✩✩
200 Area:
Pond
Months:
April to September
Times:
Any time
12 Soft-Shelled Turtle ImageSoft-Shelled Turtle Medium ShadowMedium
✭✭✭✩✩
3750 Area:
River
Months:
August and September
Times:
4 PM to 9 AM
13 Snapping Turtle ImageSnapping Turtle Medium ShadowMedium
✭✭✩✩✩
5000 Area:
River
Months:
April to October
Times:
9 PM to 4 AM
14 Tadpole ImageTadpole Tiny ShadowTiny
✭✩✩✩✩
100 Area:
Pond
Months:
March to July
Times:
Any time
15 Frog ImageFrog Small ShadowSmall
✭✩✩✩✩
120 Area:
Pond
Months:
May to August
Times:
Any time
16 Freshwater Goby ImageFreshwater Goby Small ShadowSmall
✭✩✩✩✩
400 Area:
River
Months:
All year
Times:
4 PM to 9 AM
17 Loach ImageLoach Small ShadowSmall
✭✩✩✩✩
400 Area:
River
Months:
March to May
Times:
Any time
18 Catfish ImageCatfish Large ShadowLarge
✭✭✩✩✩
800 Area:
Pond
Months:
May to October
Times:
4 PM to 9 AM
19 Giant Snakehead ImageGiant Snakehead Large ShadowLarge
✭✭✭✭✩
5500 Area:
Pond
Months:
June to August
Times:
9 AM to 4 PM
20 Bluegill ImageBluegill Small ShadowSmall
✭✭✩✩✩
160 Area:
River
Months:
All year
Times:
9 AM to 4 PM
21 Yellow Perch ImageYellow Perch Medium ShadowMedium
✭✩✩✩✩
300 Area:
River
Months:
October to March
Times:
Any time
22 Black Bass ImageBlack Bass Large ShadowLarge
✭✩✩✩✩
400 Area:
River
Months:
All year
Times:
Any time
23 Tilapia ImageTilapia Medium ShadowMedium
✭✩✩✩✩
800 Area:
River
Months:
June to October
Times:
Any time
24 Pike ImagePike Large ShadowLarge
✭✭✩✩✩
1800 Area:
River
Months:
September to December
Times:
Any time
25 Pond Smelt ImagePond Smelt Small ShadowSmall
✭✩✩✩✩
400 Area:
River
Months:
December to February
Times:
Any time
26 Sweetfish ImageSweetfish Medium ShadowMedium
✭✭✩✩✩
900 Area:
River
Months:
July to September
Times:
Any time
27 Cherry Salmon ImageCherry Salmon Medium ShadowMedium
✭✭✭✩✩
1000 Area:
River - Clifftop
Months:
March to June|September to November
Times:
4 PM to 9 AM
28 Char ImageChar Medium ShadowMedium
✭✭✭✭✭
3800 Area:
River - Clifftop
Months:
March to June|September to November
Times:
4 PM to 9 AM
29 Golden Trout ImageGolden Trout Medium ShadowMedium
✭✭✭✩✩
15000 Area:
River - Clifftop
Months:
March to May|September to November
Times:
4 PM to 9 AM
30 Stringfish ImageStringfish Huge ShadowHuge
✭✭✭✭✭
15000 Area:
River - Clifftop
Months:
December to March
Times:
4 PM to 9 AM
31 Salmon ImageSalmon Large ShadowLarge
✭✭✩✩✩
700 Area:
River Mouth
Months:
September
Times:
Any time
32 King Salmon ImageKing Salmon Huge ShadowHuge
✭✭✭✩✩
1800 Area:
River Mouth
Months:
September
Times:
Any time
33 Mitten Crab ImageMitten Crab Small ShadowSmall
✭✭✭✩✩
2000 Area:
River
Months:
September to November
Times:
4 PM to 9 AM
34 Guppy ImageGuppy Tiny ShadowTiny
✭✭✩✩✩
1300 Area:
River
Months:
April to November
Times:
9 AM to 4 PM
35 Nibble Fish ImageNibble Fish Small ShadowSmall
✭✭✩✩✩
1500 Area:
River
Months:
May to September
Times:
9 AM to 4 PM
36 Angelfish ImageAngelfish Small ShadowSmall
✭✭✩✩✩
3000 Area:
River
Months:
May to October
Times:
4 PM to 9 AM
37 Betta ImageBetta Small ShadowSmall
✭✭✩✩✩
2500 Area:
River
Months:
May to October
Times:
9 AM to 4 PM
38 Neon Tetra ImageNeon Tetra Tiny ShadowTiny
✭✭✩✩✩
500 Area:
River
Months:
April to November
Times:
9 AM to 4 PM
39 Rainbowfish ImageRainbowfish Tiny ShadowTiny
✭✭✭✭✩
800 Area:
River
Months:
May to October
Times:
9 AM to 4 PM
40 Piranha ImagePiranha Small ShadowSmall
✭✭✩✩✩
2500 Area:
River
Months:
June to September
Times:
9 AM to 4 PM|9 PM to 4 AM
41 Arowana ImageArowana Large ShadowLarge
✭✭✩✩✩
10000 Area:
River
Months:
June to September
Times:
4 PM to 9 AM
42 Dorado ImageDorado Large ShadowLarge
✭✭✭✩✩
15000 Area:
River
Months:
June to September
Times:
4 AM to 9 PM
43 Gar ImageGar Huge ShadowHuge
✭✭✭✩✩
6000 Area:
Pond
Months:
June to September
Times:
4 PM to 9 AM
44 Arapaima ImageArapaima Huge ShadowHuge
✭✭✭✩✩
10000 Area:
River
Months:
June to September
Times:
4 PM to 9 AM
45 Saddled Bichir ImageSaddled Bichir Large ShadowLarge
✭✭✭✭✩
4000 Area:
River
Months:
June to September
Times:
9 PM to 4 AM
46 Sturgeon ImageSturgeon Huge ShadowHuge
✭✭✭✩✩
10000 Area:
River Mouth
Months:
September to March
Times:
Any time
47 Sea Butterfly ImageSea Butterfly Tiny ShadowTiny
✭✩✩✩✩
1000 Area:
Sea
Months:
December to March
Times:
Any time
48 Seahorse ImageSeahorse Tiny ShadowTiny
✭✩✩✩✩
1100 Area:
Sea
Months:
April to November
Times:
Any time
49 Clownfish ImageClownfish Tiny ShadowTiny
✭✩✩✩✩
650 Area:
Sea
Months:
April to September
Times:
Any time
50 Surgeonfish ImageSurgeonfish Small ShadowSmall
✭✭✭✩✩
1000 Area:
Sea
Months:
April to September
Times:
Any time
51 Butterfly Fish ImageButterfly Fish Small ShadowSmall
✭✭✩✩✩
1000 Area:
Sea
Months:
April to September
Times:
Any time
52 Napoleonfish ImageNapoleonfish Huge ShadowHuge
✭✭✭✭✭
10000 Area:
Sea
Months:
July to August
Times:
4 AM to 9 PM
53 Zebra Turkeyfish ImageZebra Turkeyfish Medium ShadowMedium
✭✭✩✩✩
500 Area:
Sea
Months:
April to November
Times:
Any time
54 Blowfish ImageBlowfish Medium ShadowMedium
✭✭✭✭✩
5000 Area:
Sea
Months:
November to February
Times:
9 PM to 4 AM
55 Puffer Fish ImagePuffer Fish Medium ShadowMedium
✭✭✩✩✩
250 Area:
Sea
Months:
July to September
Times:
Any time
56 Anchovy ImageAnchovy Tiny ShadowTiny
✭✭✩✩✩
200 Area:
Sea
Months:
All year
Times:
4 AM to 9 PM
57 Horse Mackerel ImageHorse Mackerel Small ShadowSmall
✭✩✩✩✩
150 Area:
Sea
Months:
All year
Times:
Any time
58 Barred Knifejaw ImageBarred Knifejaw Medium ShadowMedium
✭✭✩✩✩
5000 Area:
Sea
Months:
March to November
Times:
Any time
59 Sea Bass ImageSea Bass Large ShadowLarge
✭✩✩✩✩
400 Area:
Sea
Months:
All year
Times:
Any time
60 Red Snapper ImageRed Snapper Medium ShadowMedium
✭✭✩✩✩
3000 Area:
Sea
Months:
All year
Times:
Any time
61 Dab ImageDab Medium ShadowMedium
✭✩✩✩✩
300 Area:
Sea
Months:
October to April
Times:
Any time
62 Olive Flounder ImageOlive Flounder Large ShadowLarge
✭✩✩✩✩
800 Area:
Sea
Months:
All year
Times:
Any time
63 Squid ImageSquid Medium ShadowMedium
✭✩✩✩✩
500 Area:
Sea
Months:
December to August
Times:
Any time
64 Moray Eel ImageMoray Eel Long and Thin ShadowLong and Thin
✭✭✭✭✩
2000 Area:
Sea
Months:
August to October
Times:
Any time
65 Ribbon Eel ImageRibbon Eel Long and Thin ShadowLong and Thin
✭✭✭✩✩
600 Area:
Sea
Months:
June to October
Times:
Any time
66 Tuna ImageTuna Huge ShadowHuge
✭✭✭✭✭
7000 Area:
Sea - Pier
Months:
November to April
Times:
Any time
67 Blue Marlin ImageBlue Marlin Huge ShadowHuge
✭✭✭✭✩
10000 Area:
Sea - Pier
Months:
July to September | November to April
Times:
Any time
68 Giant Trevally ImageGiant Trevally Large ShadowLarge
✭✭✭✭✩
4500 Area:
Sea - Pier
Months:
May to October
Times:
Any time
69 Mahi-Mahi ImageMahi-Mahi Huge ShadowHuge
✭✭✭✭✭
6000 Area:
Sea - Pier
Months:
May to October
Times:
Any time
70 Ocean Sunfish ImageOcean Sunfish Dorsal Finned ShadowDorsal Finned
✭✭✭✩✩
4000 Area:
Sea
Months:
July to September
Times:
4 AM to 9 PM
71 Ray ImageRay Large ShadowLarge
✭✭✭✩✩
3000 Area:
Sea
Months:
August to November
Times:
4 AM to 9 PM
72 Saw Shark ImageSaw Shark Dorsal Finned ShadowDorsal Finned
✭✭✭✩✩
12000 Area:
Sea
Months:
June to September
Times:
4 PM to 9 AM
73 Hammerhead Shark ImageHammerhead Shark Dorsal Finned ShadowDorsal Finned
✭✭✭✩✩
8000 Area:
Sea
Months:
June to September
Times:
4 PM to 9 AM
74 Great White Shark ImageGreat White Shark Dorsal Finned ShadowDorsal Finned
✭✭✭✩✩
15000 Area:
Sea
Months:
June to September
Times:
4 PM to 9 AM
75 Whale Shark ImageWhale Shark Dorsal Finned ShadowDorsal Finned
✭✭✭✩✩
13000 Area:
Sea
Months:
June to September
Times:
Any time
76 Suckerfish ImageSuckerfish Dorsal Finned ShadowDorsal Finned
✭✭✩✩✩
1500 Area:
Sea
Months:
June to September
Times:
Any time
77 Football Fish ImageFootball Fish Large ShadowLarge
✭✭✩✩✩
2500 Area:
Sea
Months:
November to March
Times:
4 PM to 9 AM
78 Oarfish ImageOarfish Huge ShadowHuge
✭✭✭✭✩
9000 Area:
Sea
Months:
December to May
Times:
Any time
79 Barreleye ImageBarreleye Small ShadowSmall
✭✭✭✩✩
15000 Area:
Sea
Months:
All year
Times:
9 PM to 4 AM
80 Coelacanth ImageCoelacanth Huge ShadowHuge
✭✭✭✭✩
15000 Area:
Sea
Months:
All year
Only in Rain
Times:
Any time
Only in Rain
(Rain Only)
Name Shadow Size Price Area & Times
1 Bitterling ImageBitterling Tiny ShadowTiny
✭✩✩✩✩
900 Area:
River
Months:
May to September
Times:
Any time
2 Pale Chub ImagePale Chub Tiny ShadowTiny
✭✭✩✩✩
200 Area:
River
Months:
All year
Times:
9 AM to 4 PM
3 Crucian Carp ImageCrucian Carp Small ShadowSmall
✭✩✩✩✩
160 Area:
River
Months:
All year
Times:
Any time
4 Dace ImageDace Medium ShadowMedium
✭✩✩✩✩
240 Area:
River
Months:
All year
Times:
4 PM to 9 AM
5 Carp ImageCarp Large ShadowLarge
✭✭✩✩✩
300 Area:
Pond
Months:
All year
Times:
Any time
6 Koi ImageKoi Large ShadowLarge
✭✭✩✩✩
4000 Area:
Pond
Months:
All year
Times:
4 PM to 9 AM
7 Goldfish ImageGoldfish Tiny ShadowTiny
✭✩✩✩✩
1300 Area:
Pond
Months:
All year
Times:
Any time
8 Pop-Eyed Goldfish ImagePop-Eyed Goldfish Tiny ShadowTiny
✭✭✩✩✩
1300 Area:
Pond
Months:
All year
Times:
9 AM to 4 PM
9 Ranchu Goldfish ImageRanchu Goldfish Small ShadowSmall
✭✭✭✭✩
4500 Area:
Pond
Months:
All year
Times:
9 AM to 4 PM
10 Killifish ImageKillifish Tiny ShadowTiny
✭✩✩✩✩
300 Area:
Pond
Months:
October to February
Times:
Any time
11 Crawfish ImageCrawfish Small ShadowSmall
✭✩✩✩✩
200 Area:
Pond
Months:
October to March
Times:
Any time
12 Soft-Shelled Turtle ImageSoft-Shelled Turtle Medium ShadowMedium
✭✭✭✩✩
3750 Area:
River
Months:
February to March
Times:
4 PM to 9 AM
13 Snapping Turtle ImageSnapping Turtle Medium ShadowMedium
✭✭✩✩✩
5000 Area:
River
Months:
October to April
Times:
9 PM to 4 AM
14 Tadpole ImageTadpole Tiny ShadowTiny
✭✩✩✩✩
100 Area:
Pond
Months:
September to January
Times:
Any time
15 Frog ImageFrog Small ShadowSmall
✭✩✩✩✩
120 Area:
Pond
Months:
November to February
Times:
Any time
16 Freshwater Goby ImageFreshwater Goby Small ShadowSmall
✭✩✩✩✩
400 Area:
River
Months:
All year
Times:
4 PM to 9 AM
17 Loach ImageLoach Small ShadowSmall
✭✩✩✩✩
400 Area:
River
Months:
September to November
Times:
Any time
18 Catfish ImageCatfish Large ShadowLarge
✭✭✩✩✩
800 Area:
Pond
Months:
November to April
Times:
4 PM to 9 AM
19 Giant Snakehead ImageGiant Snakehead Large ShadowLarge
✭✭✭✭✩
5500 Area:
Pond
Months:
December to February
Times:
9 AM to 4 PM
20 Bluegill ImageBluegill Small ShadowSmall
✭✭✩✩✩
160 Area:
River
Months:
All year
Times:
9 AM to 4 PM
21 Yellow Perch ImageYellow Perch Medium ShadowMedium
✭✩✩✩✩
300 Area:
River
Months:
April to September
Times:
Any time
22 Black Bass ImageBlack Bass Large ShadowLarge
✭✩✩✩✩
400 Area:
River
Months:
All year
Times:
Any time
23 Tilapia ImageTilapia Medium ShadowMedium
✭✩✩✩✩
800 Area:
River
Months:
December to April
Times:
Any time
24 Pike ImagePike Large ShadowLarge
✭✭✩✩✩
1800 Area:
River
Months:
March to June
Times:
Any time
25 Pond Smelt ImagePond Smelt Small ShadowSmall
✭✩✩✩✩
400 Area:
River
Months:
June to August
Times:
Any time
26 Sweetfish ImageSweetfish Medium ShadowMedium
✭✭✩✩✩
900 Area:
River
Months:
July to March
Times:
Any time
27 Cherry Salmon ImageCherry Salmon Medium ShadowMedium
✭✭✭✩✩
1000 Area:
River - Clifftop
Months:
March to May |
September to December
Times:
4 PM to 9 AM
28 Char ImageChar Medium ShadowMedium
✭✭✭✭✭
3800 Area:
River - Clifftop
Months:
March to May |
September to December
Times:
4 PM to 9 AM
29 Golden Trout ImageGolden Trout Medium ShadowMedium
✭✭✭✩✩
15000 Area:
River - Clifftop
Months:
March to May |
September to November
Times:
4 PM to 9 AM
30 Stringfish ImageStringfish Huge ShadowHuge
✭✭✭✭✭
15000 Area:
River - Clifftop
Months:
June to September
Times:
4 PM to 9 AM
31 Salmon ImageSalmon Large ShadowLarge
✭✭✩✩✩
700 Area:
River Mouth
Months:
March
Times:
Any time
32 King Salmon ImageKing Salmon Huge ShadowHuge
✭✭✭✩✩
1800 Area:
River Mouth
Months:
March
Times:
Any time
33 Mitten Crab ImageMitten Crab Small ShadowSmall
✭✭✭✩✩
2000 Area:
River
Months:
March to May
Times:
4 PM to 9 AM
34 Guppy ImageGuppy Tiny ShadowTiny
✭✭✩✩✩
1300 Area:
River
Months:
October to May
Times:
9 AM to 4 PM
35 Nibble Fish ImageNibble Fish Small ShadowSmall
✭✭✩✩✩
1500 Area:
River
Months:
November to March
Times:
9 AM to 4 PM
36 Angelfish ImageAngelfish Small ShadowSmall
✭✭✩✩✩
3000 Area:
River
Months:
November to April
Times:
4 PM to 9 AM
37 Betta ImageBetta Small ShadowSmall
✭✭✩✩✩
2500 Area:
River
Months:
November to April
Times:
9 AM to 4 PM
38 Neon Tetra ImageNeon Tetra Tiny ShadowTiny
✭✭✩✩✩
500 Area:
River
Months:
October to May
Times:
9 AM to 4 PM
39 Rainbowfish ImageRainbowfish Tiny ShadowTiny
✭✭✭✭✩
800 Area:
River
Months:
November to April
Times:
9 AM to 4 PM
40 Piranha ImagePiranha Small ShadowSmall
✭✭✩✩✩
2500 Area:
River
Months:
December to March
Times:
9 AM to 4 PM|9 PM to 4 AM
41 Arowana ImageArowana Large ShadowLarge
✭✭✩✩✩
10000 Area:
River
Months:
December to March
Times:
4 PM to 9 AM
42 Dorado ImageDorado Large ShadowLarge
✭✭✭✩✩
15000 Area:
River
Months:
December to March
Times:
4 AM to 9 PM
43 Gar ImageGar Huge ShadowHuge
✭✭✭✩✩
6000 Area:
Pond
Months:
December to March
Times:
4 PM to 9 AM
44 Arapaima ImageArapaima Huge ShadowHuge
✭✭✭✩✩
10000 Area:
River
Months:
December to March
Times:
4 PM to 9 AM
45 Saddled Bichir ImageSaddled Bichir Large ShadowLarge
✭✭✭✭✩
4000 Area:
River
Months:
December to March
Times:
9 PM to 4 AM
46 Sturgeon ImageSturgeon Huge ShadowHuge
✭✭✭✩✩
10000 Area:
River Mouth
Months:
March to September
Times:
Any time
47 Sea Butterfly ImageSea Butterfly Tiny ShadowTiny
✭✩✩✩✩
1000 Area:
Sea
Months:
June to September
Times:
Any time
48 Seahorse ImageSeahorse Tiny ShadowTiny
✭✩✩✩✩
1100 Area:
Sea
Months:
October to May
Times:
Any time
49 Clownfish ImageClownfish Tiny ShadowTiny
✭✩✩✩✩
650 Area:
Sea
Months:
October to March
Times:
Any time
50 Surgeonfish ImageSurgeonfish Small ShadowSmall
✭✭✭✩✩
1000 Area:
Sea
Months:
October to March
Times:
Any time
51 Butterfly Fish ImageButterfly Fish Small ShadowSmall
✭✭✩✩✩
1000 Area:
Sea
Months:
October to March
Times:
Any time
52 Napoleonfish ImageNapoleonfish Huge ShadowHuge
✭✭✭✭✭
10000 Area:
Sea
Months:
July to February
Times:
4 AM to 9 PM
53 Zebra Turkeyfish ImageZebra Turkeyfish Medium ShadowMedium
✭✭✩✩✩
500 Area:
Sea
Months:
October to May
Times:
Any time
54 Blowfish ImageBlowfish Medium ShadowMedium
✭✭✭✭✩
5000 Area:
Sea
Months:
May to August
Times:
9 PM to 4 AM
55 Puffer Fish ImagePuffer Fish Medium ShadowMedium
✭✭✩✩✩
250 Area:
Sea
Months:
July to March
Times:
Any time
56 Anchovy ImageAnchovy Tiny ShadowTiny
✭✭✩✩✩
200 Area:
Sea
Months:
All year
Times:
4 AM to 9 PM
57 Horse Mackerel ImageHorse Mackerel Small ShadowSmall
✭✩✩✩✩
150 Area:
Sea
Months:
All year
Times:
Any time
58 Barred Knifejaw ImageBarred Knifejaw Medium ShadowMedium
✭✭✩✩✩
5000 Area:
Sea
Months:
September to May
Times:
Any time
59 Sea Bass ImageSea Bass Large ShadowLarge
✭✩✩✩✩
400 Area:
Sea
Months:
All year
Times:
Any time
60 Red Snapper ImageRed Snapper Medium ShadowMedium
✭✭✩✩✩
3000 Area:
Sea
Months:
All year
Times:
Any time
61 Dab ImageDab Medium ShadowMedium
✭✩✩✩✩
300 Area:
Sea
Months:
April to October
Times:
Any time
62 Olive Flounder ImageOlive Flounder Large ShadowLarge
✭✩✩✩✩
800 Area:
Sea
Months:
All year
Times:
Any time
63 Squid ImageSquid Medium ShadowMedium
✭✩✩✩✩
500 Area:
Sea
Months:
June to February
Times:
Any time
64 Moray Eel ImageMoray Eel Long and Thin ShadowLong and Thin
✭✭✭✭✩
2000 Area:
Sea
Months:
February to April
Times:
Any time
65 Ribbon Eel ImageRibbon Eel Long and Thin ShadowLong and Thin
✭✭✭✩✩
600 Area:
Sea
Months:
December to April
Times:
Any time
66 Tuna ImageTuna Huge ShadowHuge
✭✭✭✭✭
7000 Area:
Sea - Pier
Months:
May to October
Times:
Any time
67 Blue Marlin ImageBlue Marlin Huge ShadowHuge
✭✭✭✭✩
10000 Area:
Sea - Pier
Months:
January to March |
May to October
Times:
Any time
68 Giant Trevally ImageGiant Trevally Large ShadowLarge
✭✭✭✭✩
4500 Area:
Sea - Pier
Months:
November to April
Times:
Any time
69 Mahi-Mahi ImageMahi-Mahi Huge ShadowHuge
✭✭✭✭✭
6000 Area:
Sea - Pier
Months:
November to April
Times:
Any time
70 Ocean Sunfish ImageOcean Sunfish Dorsal Finned ShadowDorsal Finned
✭✭✭✩✩
4000 Area:
Sea
Months:
July to March
Times:
4 AM to 9 PM
71 Ray ImageRay Large ShadowLarge
✭✭✭✩✩
3000 Area:
Sea
Months:
February to May
Times:
4 AM to 9 PM
72 Saw Shark ImageSaw Shark Dorsal Finned ShadowDorsal Finned
✭✭✭✩✩
12000 Area:
Sea
Months:
December to March
Times:
4 PM to 9 AM
73 Hammerhead Shark ImageHammerhead Shark Dorsal Finned ShadowDorsal Finned
✭✭✭✩✩
8000 Area:
Sea
Months:
December to March
Times:
4 PM to 9 AM
74 Great White Shark ImageGreat White Shark Dorsal Finned ShadowDorsal Finned
✭✭✭✩✩
15000 Area:
Sea
Months:
December to March
Times:
4 PM to 9 AM
75 Whale Shark ImageWhale Shark Dorsal Finned ShadowDorsal Finned
✭✭✭✩✩
13000 Area:
Sea
Months:
December to March
Times:
Any time
76 Suckerfish ImageSuckerfish Dorsal Finned ShadowDorsal Finned
✭✭✩✩✩
1500 Area:
Sea
Months:
December to March
Times:
Any time
77 Football Fish ImageFootball Fish Large ShadowLarge
✭✭✩✩✩
2500 Area:
Sea
Months:
May to September
Times:
4 PM to 9 AM
78 Oarfish ImageOarfish Huge ShadowHuge
✭✭✭✭✩
9000 Area:
Sea
Months:
June to November
Times:
Any time
79 Barreleye ImageBarreleye Small ShadowSmall
✭✭✭✩✩
15000 Area:
Sea
Months:
All year
Times:
9 PM to 4 AM
80 Coelacanth ImageCoelacanth Huge ShadowHuge
✭✭✭✭✩
15000 Area:
Sea
Months:
All year
Only in Rain
Times:
Any time
Only in Rain
(Rain Only)

Fish by Location

Types of Fish
Sea FishSea Fish River FishRiver Fish Pond FishPond Fish

Fish appear in three types of bodies of water in your island - the sea, rivers, and ponds.

If you can't seem to find the fish you're looking for, make sure you're looking at the right body of water!

New Fish in New Horizons

There are a total of 80 fish that you can catch with your fishing rod in Animal Crossing: New Horizons. Below are the newest fish added to the game.

Anchovy ImageAnchovy Barreleye ImageBarreleye Betta ImageBetta Golden Trout ImageGolden Trout
Mahi-Mahi ImageMahi-Mahi Rainbowfish ImageRainbowfish Ranchu Goldfish ImageRanchu Goldfish Snapping Turtle ImageSnapping Turtle
Sturgeon ImageSturgeon Suckerfish ImageSuckerfish Tilapia ImageTilapia

Fish Prices List

Top 5 Expensive Fish

Icon Name Sell Price Location
80 Coelacanth Image Coelacanth 15000 Sea
79 Barreleye Image Barreleye 15000 Sea
74 Great White Shark Image Great White Shark 15000 Sea
42 Dorado Image Dorado 15000 River
30 Stringfish Image Stringfish 15000 River - Clifftop

There are a total of 5 fish that sell for the maximum amount of 15,000 Bells, after which the price starts going down.

While these fish are the most profitable to sell, there are other fish that sell for a relatively high price!

Complete List of Fish Sell Prices

How to Catch Fish

ACNH - Reeling in Fish
To catch fish, you first need to craft of buy any type of Fishing Rod.

After equipping the fishing rod, cast the pole by pressing A and wait until the fish bits your lure. Once it pulls the lure underwater, press A again to start reeling in the fish!

How to Catch Fish Easily

What to Do with FIsh

Donate Fish to the Museum

ACNH - Donating to the Museum

You can donate your fish to the Museum! Simply talk to Blathers at the Museum. You will then be able to view your catch every time you visit the Museum.

How to Unlock and Upgrade the Museum

Sell Fish at Nook's Cranny

You can also sell your catch at Nook's Cranny in exchange for Bells. You can view the complete list of Fish Sell Prices here

How to Unlock Nook's Cranny

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