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Animal Crossing New Horizons (ACNH) - Fish in January

Here's our list of all the fish available in January in Animal Crossing: New Horizons (ACNH). Learn the time, location, and other information to help you complete your Critterpedia!

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List of January Fish

Northern Hemisphere
Southern Hemisphere
Name Rarity / Shadow Size Area /
Times
Sell Price
1 Bitterling ImageBitterling ✭✩✩✩✩

Tiny Shadow
River

Any time
900
2 Pale Chub ImagePale Chub ✭✭✩✩✩

Tiny Shadow
River

9 AM to 4 PM
200
3 Crucian Carp ImageCrucian Carp ✭✩✩✩✩

Small Shadow
River

Any time
160
4 Dace ImageDace ✭✩✩✩✩

Medium Shadow
River

4 PM to 9 AM
240
5 Carp ImageCarp ✭✭✩✩✩

Large Shadow
Pond

Any time
300
6 Koi ImageKoi ✭✭✩✩✩

Large Shadow
Pond

4 PM to 9 AM
4000
7 Goldfish ImageGoldfish ✭✩✩✩✩

Tiny Shadow
Pond

Any time
1300
8 Pop-Eyed Goldfish ImagePop-Eyed Goldfish ✭✭✩✩✩

Tiny Shadow
Pond

9 AM to 4 PM
1300
9 Ranchu Goldfish ImageRanchu Goldfish ✭✭✭✭✩

Small Shadow
Pond

9 AM to 4 PM
4500
16 Freshwater Goby ImageFreshwater Goby ✭✩✩✩✩

Small Shadow
River

4 PM to 9 AM
400
20 Bluegill ImageBluegill ✭✭✩✩✩

Small Shadow
River

9 AM to 4 PM
160
21 Yellow Perch ImageYellow Perch ✭✩✩✩✩

Medium Shadow
River

Any time
300
25 Pond Smelt ImagePond Smelt ✭✩✩✩✩

Small Shadow
River

Any time
400
30 Stringfish ImageStringfish ✭✭✭✭✭

Huge Shadow
River - Clifftop

4 PM to 9 AM
15000
46 Sturgeon ImageSturgeon ✭✭✭✩✩

Huge Shadow
River Mouth

Any time
10000
47 Sea Butterfly ImageSea Butterfly ✭✩✩✩✩

Tiny Shadow
Sea

Any time
1000
54 Blowfish ImageBlowfish ✭✭✭✭✩

Medium Shadow
Sea

9 PM to 4 AM
5000
59 Sea Bass ImageSea Bass ✭✩✩✩✩

Large Shadow
Sea

Any time
400
60 Red Snapper ImageRed Snapper ✭✭✩✩✩

Medium Shadow
Sea

Any time
3000
61 Dab ImageDab ✭✩✩✩✩

Medium Shadow
Sea

Any time
300
63 Squid ImageSquid ✭✩✩✩✩

Medium Shadow
Sea

Any time
500
66 Tuna ImageTuna ✭✭✭✭✭

Huge Shadow
Sea - Pier

Any time
7000
67 Blue Marlin ImageBlue Marlin ✭✭✭✭✩

Huge Shadow
Sea - Pier

Any time
10000
77 Football Fish ImageFootball Fish ✭✭✩✩✩

Large Shadow
Sea

4 PM to 9 AM
2500
78 Oarfish ImageOarfish ✭✭✭✭✩

Huge Shadow
Sea

Any time
9000
79 Barreleye ImageBarreleye ✭✭✭✩✩

Small Shadow
Sea

9 PM to 4 AM
15000
80 Coelacanth ImageCoelacanth ✭✭✭✭✩

Huge Shadow
Sea

Any time
Only in Rain
15000
Name Rarity / Shadow Size Area /
Times
Sell Price
2 Pale Chub ImagePale Chub ✭✭✩✩✩

Tiny Shadow
River

9 AM to 4 PM
200
3 Crucian Carp ImageCrucian Carp ✭✩✩✩✩

Small Shadow
River

Any time
160
4 Dace ImageDace ✭✩✩✩✩

Medium Shadow
River

4 PM to 9 AM
240
5 Carp ImageCarp ✭✭✩✩✩

Large Shadow
Pond

Any time
300
6 Koi ImageKoi ✭✭✩✩✩

Large Shadow
Pond

4 PM to 9 AM
4000
7 Goldfish ImageGoldfish ✭✩✩✩✩

Tiny Shadow
Pond

Any time
1300
8 Pop-Eyed Goldfish ImagePop-Eyed Goldfish ✭✭✩✩✩

Tiny Shadow
Pond

9 AM to 4 PM
1300
9 Ranchu Goldfish ImageRanchu Goldfish ✭✭✭✭✩

Small Shadow
Pond

9 AM to 4 PM
4500
10 Killifish ImageKillifish ✭✩✩✩✩

Tiny Shadow
Pond

Any time
300
11 Crawfish ImageCrawfish ✭✩✩✩✩

Small Shadow
Pond

Any time
200
13 Snapping Turtle ImageSnapping Turtle ✭✭✩✩✩

Medium Shadow
River

9 PM to 4 AM
5000
14 Tadpole ImageTadpole ✭✩✩✩✩

Tiny Shadow
Pond

Any time
100
15 Frog ImageFrog ✭✩✩✩✩

Small Shadow
Pond

Any time
120
16 Freshwater Goby ImageFreshwater Goby ✭✩✩✩✩

Small Shadow
River

4 PM to 9 AM
400
18 Catfish ImageCatfish ✭✭✩✩✩

Large Shadow
Pond

4 PM to 9 AM
800
19 Giant Snakehead ImageGiant Snakehead ✭✭✭✭✩

Large Shadow
Pond

9 AM to 4 PM
5500
20 Bluegill ImageBluegill ✭✭✩✩✩

Small Shadow
River

9 AM to 4 PM
160
22 Black Bass ImageBlack Bass ✭✩✩✩✩

Large Shadow
River

Any time
400
23 Tilapia ImageTilapia ✭✩✩✩✩

Medium Shadow
River

Any time
800
26 Sweetfish ImageSweetfish ✭✭✩✩✩

Medium Shadow
River

Any time
900
34 Guppy ImageGuppy ✭✭✩✩✩

Tiny Shadow
River

9 AM to 4 PM
1300
35 Nibble Fish ImageNibble Fish ✭✭✩✩✩

Small Shadow
River

9 AM to 4 PM
1500
36 Angelfish ImageAngelfish ✭✭✩✩✩

Small Shadow
River

4 PM to 9 AM
3000
37 Betta ImageBetta ✭✭✩✩✩

Small Shadow
River

9 AM to 4 PM
2500
38 Neon Tetra ImageNeon Tetra ✭✭✩✩✩

Tiny Shadow
River

9 AM to 4 PM
500
39 Rainbowfish ImageRainbowfish ✭✭✭✭✩

Tiny Shadow
River

9 AM to 4 PM
800
40 Piranha ImagePiranha ✭✭✩✩✩

Small Shadow
River

9 AM to 4 PM|9 PM to 4 AM
2500
41 Arowana ImageArowana ✭✭✩✩✩

Large Shadow
River

4 PM to 9 AM
10000
42 Dorado ImageDorado ✭✭✭✩✩

Large Shadow
River

4 AM to 9 PM
15000
43 Gar ImageGar ✭✭✭✩✩

Huge Shadow
Pond

4 PM to 9 AM
6000
44 Arapaima ImageArapaima ✭✭✭✩✩

Huge Shadow
River

4 PM to 9 AM
10000
45 Saddled Bichir ImageSaddled Bichir ✭✭✭✭✩

Large Shadow
River

9 PM to 4 AM
4000
48 Seahorse ImageSeahorse ✭✩✩✩✩

Tiny Shadow
Sea

Any time
1100
49 Clownfish ImageClownfish ✭✩✩✩✩

Tiny Shadow
Sea

Any time
650
50 Surgeonfish ImageSurgeonfish ✭✭✭✩✩

Small Shadow
Sea

Any time
1000
51 Butterfly Fish ImageButterfly Fish ✭✭✩✩✩

Small Shadow
Sea

Any time
1000
52 Napoleonfish ImageNapoleonfish ✭✭✭✭✭

Huge Shadow
Sea

4 AM to 9 PM
10000
53 Zebra Turkeyfish ImageZebra Turkeyfish ✭✭✩✩✩

Medium Shadow
Sea

Any time
500
55 Puffer Fish ImagePuffer Fish ✭✭✩✩✩

Medium Shadow
Sea

Any time
250
56 Anchovy ImageAnchovy ✭✭✩✩✩

Tiny Shadow
Sea

4 AM to 9 PM
200
57 Horse Mackerel ImageHorse Mackerel ✭✩✩✩✩

Small Shadow
Sea

Any time
150
58 Barred Knifejaw ImageBarred Knifejaw ✭✭✩✩✩

Medium Shadow
Sea

Any time
5000
59 Sea Bass ImageSea Bass ✭✩✩✩✩

Large Shadow
Sea

Any time
400
60 Red Snapper ImageRed Snapper ✭✭✩✩✩

Medium Shadow
Sea

Any time
3000
62 Olive Flounder ImageOlive Flounder ✭✩✩✩✩

Large Shadow
Sea

Any time
800
63 Squid ImageSquid ✭✩✩✩✩

Medium Shadow
Sea

Any time
500
65 Ribbon Eel ImageRibbon Eel ✭✭✭✩✩

Long and Thin Shadow
Sea

Any time
600
67 Blue Marlin ImageBlue Marlin ✭✭✭✭✩

Huge Shadow
Sea - Pier

Any time
10000
68 Giant Trevally ImageGiant Trevally ✭✭✭✭✩

Large Shadow
Sea - Pier

Any time
4500
69 Mahi-Mahi ImageMahi-Mahi ✭✭✭✭✭

Huge Shadow
Sea - Pier

Any time
6000
70 Ocean Sunfish ImageOcean Sunfish ✭✭✭✩✩

Dorsal Finned Shadow
Sea

4 AM to 9 PM
4000
72 Saw Shark ImageSaw Shark ✭✭✭✩✩

Dorsal Finned Shadow
Sea

4 PM to 9 AM
12000
73 Hammerhead Shark ImageHammerhead Shark ✭✭✭✩✩

Dorsal Finned Shadow
Sea

4 PM to 9 AM
8000
74 Great White Shark ImageGreat White Shark ✭✭✭✩✩

Dorsal Finned Shadow
Sea

4 PM to 9 AM
15000
75 Whale Shark ImageWhale Shark ✭✭✭✩✩

Dorsal Finned Shadow
Sea

Any time
13000
76 Suckerfish ImageSuckerfish ✭✭✩✩✩

Dorsal Finned Shadow
Sea

Any time
1500
79 Barreleye ImageBarreleye ✭✭✭✩✩

Small Shadow
Sea

9 PM to 4 AM
15000
80 Coelacanth ImageCoelacanth ✭✭✭✭✩

Huge Shadow
Sea

Any time
Only in Rain
15000

Fish Arriving in January

Northern Hemisphere
Southern Hemisphere
No Fish here!

Fish Leaving in January

Northern Hemisphere
Southern Hemisphere
No Fish here!

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