Fish By Month: May Fish Guide | ACNH - Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Switch)

This page shows all of the fish that you can catch in May in Animal Crossing: New Horizons (ACNH). Read on to learn everything you need to know!

May Events May Fish May Bugs

Complete List of Fish

List of May Fish

Northern Hemisphere
Southern Hemisphere
Name Rarity & Shadow Size Area & Time of Day Sell Price
2
Pale Chub Image
Pale Chub
✭✭✩✩✩

Tiny Shadow
River

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

Small Shadow
River

Any time
160
4
Dace Image
Dace
✭✩✩✩✩

Medium Shadow
River

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

Large Shadow
Pond

Any time
300
6
Koi Image
Koi
✭✭✩✩✩

Large Shadow
Pond

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

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 Image
Crawfish
✭✩✩✩✩

Small Shadow
Pond

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

Medium Shadow
River

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

Tiny Shadow
Pond

Any time
100
15 Frog ImageFrog ✭✩✩✩✩

Small Shadow
Pond

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

Small Shadow
River

4 PM to 9 AM
400
17
Loach Image
Loach
✭✩✩✩✩

Small Shadow
River

Any time
400
18 Catfish ImageCatfish ✭✭✩✩✩

Large Shadow
Pond

4 PM to 9 AM
800
20
Bluegill Image
Bluegill
✭✭✩✩✩

Small Shadow
River

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

Large Shadow
River

Any time
400
27
Cherry Salmon Image
Cherry Salmon
✭✭✭✩✩

Medium Shadow
River - Clifftop

4 PM to 9 AM
1000
28 Char ImageChar ✭✭✭✭✭

Medium Shadow
River - Clifftop

4 PM to 9 AM
3800
29 Golden Trout ImageGolden Trout ✭✭✭✩✩

Medium Shadow
River - Clifftop

4 PM to 9 AM
15000
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
48
Seahorse Image
Seahorse
✭✩✩✩✩

Tiny Shadow
Sea

Any time
1100
49
Clownfish Image
Clownfish
✭✩✩✩✩

Tiny Shadow
Sea

Any time
650
50 Surgeonfish ImageSurgeonfish ✭✭✭✩✩

Small Shadow
Sea

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

Small Shadow
Sea

Any time
1000
53
Zebra Turkeyfish Image
Zebra Turkeyfish
✭✭✩✩✩

Medium Shadow
Sea

Any time
500
56
Anchovy Image
Anchovy
✭✭✩✩✩

Tiny Shadow
Sea

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

Small Shadow
Sea

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

Medium Shadow
Sea

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

Large Shadow
Sea

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

Medium Shadow
Sea

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

Large Shadow
Sea

Any time
800
63
Squid Image
Squid
✭✩✩✩✩

Medium Shadow
Sea

Any time
500
68 Giant Trevally ImageGiant Trevally ✭✭✭✭✩

Large Shadow
Sea - Pier

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

Huge Shadow
Sea - Pier

Any time
6000
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
(Rain Only)
15000
Name Rarity & Shadow Size Area & Time of Day Sell Price
1
Bitterling Image
Bitterling
✭✩✩✩✩

Tiny Shadow
River

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

Tiny Shadow
River

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

Small Shadow
River

Any time
160
4
Dace Image
Dace
✭✩✩✩✩

Medium Shadow
River

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

Large Shadow
Pond

Any time
300
6
Koi Image
Koi
✭✭✩✩✩

Large Shadow
Pond

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

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 Image
Freshwater Goby
✭✩✩✩✩

Small Shadow
River

4 PM to 9 AM
400
17
Loach Image
Loach
✭✩✩✩✩

Small Shadow
River

Any time
400
20
Bluegill Image
Bluegill
✭✭✩✩✩

Small Shadow
River

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

Medium Shadow
River

Any time
300
22
Black Bass Image
Black Bass
✭✩✩✩✩

Large Shadow
River

Any time
400
24 Pike ImagePike ✭✭✩✩✩

Large Shadow
River

Any time
1800
28 Char ImageChar ✭✭✭✭✭

Medium Shadow
River - Clifftop

4 PM to 9 AM
3800
29 Golden Trout ImageGolden Trout ✭✭✭✩✩

Medium Shadow
River - Clifftop

4 PM to 9 AM
15000
33 Mitten Crab ImageMitten Crab ✭✭✭✩✩

Small Shadow
River

4 PM to 9 AM
2000
34 Guppy ImageGuppy ✭✭✩✩✩

Tiny Shadow
River

9 AM to 4 PM
1300
38 Neon Tetra ImageNeon Tetra ✭✭✩✩✩

Tiny Shadow
River

9 AM to 4 PM
500
46 Sturgeon ImageSturgeon ✭✭✭✩✩

Huge Shadow
River Mouth

Any time
10000
48
Seahorse Image
Seahorse
✭✩✩✩✩

Tiny Shadow
Sea

Any time
1100
53
Zebra Turkeyfish Image
Zebra Turkeyfish
✭✭✩✩✩

Medium Shadow
Sea

Any time
500
54
Blowfish Image
Blowfish
✭✭✭✭✩

Medium Shadow
Sea

9 PM to 4 AM
5000
56
Anchovy Image
Anchovy
✭✭✩✩✩

Tiny Shadow
Sea

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

Small Shadow
Sea

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

Medium Shadow
Sea

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

Large Shadow
Sea

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

Medium Shadow
Sea

Any time
3000
61
Dab Image
Dab
✭✩✩✩✩

Medium Shadow
Sea

Any time
300
62
Olive Flounder Image
Olive Flounder
✭✩✩✩✩

Large Shadow
Sea

Any time
800
66 Tuna ImageTuna ✭✭✭✭✭

Huge Shadow
Sea - Pier

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

Huge Shadow
Sea - Pier

Any time
10000
71 Ray ImageRay ✭✭✭✩✩

Large Shadow
Sea

4 AM to 9 PM
3000
77
Football Fish Image
Football Fish
✭✭✩✩✩

Large Shadow
Sea

4 PM to 9 AM
2500
79 Barreleye ImageBarreleye ✭✭✭✩✩

Small Shadow
Sea

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

Huge Shadow
Sea

Any time
Only in Rain
(Rain Only)
15000

New Fish in May

Northern Hemisphere
Southern Hemisphere

Fish Leaving in May

Northern Hemisphere
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