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). In addition to the time of day and location that fish appear, you can find other information here to help you complete your fish encyclopedia.

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Complete List of Fish

List of May Fish

May Fish for Nothern Hemisphere

Name Shadow Size Area Time of Day Sell Price
2 Pale Chub ImagePale Chub Tiny ShadowTiny River 9 AM to 4 PM 200
3 Crucian Carp ImageCrucian Carp Small ShadowSmall River Any time 160
4 Dace ImageDace Medium ShadowMedium River 4 PM to 9 AM 240
5 Carp ImageCarp Large ShadowLarge Pond Any time 300
6 Koi ImageKoi Large ShadowLarge Pond 4 PM to 9 AM 4000
7 Goldfish ImageGoldfish Tiny ShadowTiny Pond Any time 1300
8 Pop-Eyed Goldfish ImagePop-Eyed Goldfish Tiny ShadowTiny Pond 9 AM to 4 PM 1300
9 Ranchu Goldfish ImageRanchu Goldfish Small ShadowSmall Pond 9 AM to 4 PM 4500
10 Killifish ImageKillifish Tiny ShadowTiny Pond Any time 300
11 Crawfish ImageCrawfish Small ShadowSmall Pond Any time 200
13 Snapping Turtle ImageSnapping Turtle Medium ShadowMedium River 9 PM to 4 AM 5000
14 Tadpole ImageTadpole Tiny ShadowTiny Pond Any time 100
15 Frog ImageFrog Small ShadowSmall Pond Any time 120
16 Freshwater Goby ImageFreshwater Goby Small ShadowSmall River 4 PM to 9 AM 400
17 Loach ImageLoach Small ShadowSmall River Any time 400
18 Catfish ImageCatfish Large ShadowLarge Pond 4 PM to 9 AM 800
20 Bluegill ImageBluegill Small ShadowSmall River 9 AM to 4 PM 160
22 Black Bass ImageBlack Bass Large ShadowLarge River Any time 400
27 Cherry Salmon ImageCherry Salmon Medium ShadowMedium River
(Above the Cliff)
4 PM to 9 AM 1000
28 Char ImageChar Medium ShadowMedium River
(Above the Cliff)
4 PM to 9 AM 3800
29 Golden Trout ImageGolden Trout Medium ShadowMedium River
(Above the Cliff)
4 PM to 9 AM 15000
34 Guppy ImageGuppy Tiny ShadowTiny River 9 AM to 4 PM 1300
35 Nibble Fish ImageNibble Fish Small ShadowSmall River 9 AM to 4 PM 1500
36 Angelfish ImageAngelfish Small ShadowSmall River 4 PM to 9 AM 3000
37 Betta ImageBetta Small ShadowSmall River 9 AM to 4 PM 2500
38 Neon Tetra ImageNeon Tetra Tiny ShadowTiny River 9 AM to 4 PM 500
39 Rainbowfish ImageRainbowfish Tiny ShadowTiny River 9 AM to 4 PM 800
48 Seahorse ImageSeahorse Tiny ShadowTiny Sea Any time 1100
49 Clownfish ImageClownfish Tiny ShadowTiny Sea Any time 650
50 Surgeonfish ImageSurgeonfish Small ShadowSmall Sea Any time 1000
51 Butterfly Fish ImageButterfly Fish Small ShadowSmall Sea Any time 1000
53 Zebra Turkeyfish ImageZebra Turkeyfish Medium ShadowMedium Sea Any time 500
56 Anchovy ImageAnchovy Tiny ShadowTiny Sea 4 AM to 9 PM 200
57 Horse Mackerel ImageHorse Mackerel Small ShadowSmall Sea Any time 150
58 Barred Knifejaw ImageBarred Knifejaw Medium ShadowMedium Sea Any time 5000
59 Sea Bass ImageSea Bass Large ShadowLarge Sea Any time 400
60 Red Snapper ImageRed Snapper Medium ShadowMedium Sea Any time 3000
62 Olive Flounder ImageOlive Flounder Large ShadowLarge Sea Any time 800
63 Squid ImageSquid Medium ShadowMedium Sea Any time 500
68 Giant Trevally ImageGiant Trevally Large ShadowLarge Pier Any time 4500
69 Mahi-Mahi ImageMahi-Mahi Huge ShadowHuge Pier Any time 6000
78 Oarfish ImageOarfish Huge ShadowHuge Sea Any time 9000
79 Barreleye ImageBarreleye Small ShadowSmall Sea 9 PM to 4 AM 12000
80 Coelacanth ImageCoelacanth Huge ShadowHuge Sea Any time
Only in Rain
(Only in Rain)
15000

May Fish for Southern Hemisphere

See all Southern Hemisphere Fish
Name Shadow Size Area Time of Day Sell Price
1 Bitterling ImageBitterling Tiny ShadowTiny River Any time 900
2 Pale Chub ImagePale Chub Tiny ShadowTiny River 9 AM to 4 PM 200
3 Crucian Carp ImageCrucian Carp Small ShadowSmall River Any time 160
4 Dace ImageDace Medium ShadowMedium River 4 PM to 9 AM 240
5 Carp ImageCarp Large ShadowLarge Pond Any time 300
6 Koi ImageKoi Large ShadowLarge Pond 4 PM to 9 AM 4000
7 Goldfish ImageGoldfish Tiny ShadowTiny Pond Any time 1300
8 Pop-Eyed Goldfish ImagePop-Eyed Goldfish Tiny ShadowTiny Pond 9 AM to 4 PM 1300
9 Ranchu Goldfish ImageRanchu Goldfish Small ShadowSmall Pond 9 AM to 4 PM 4500
16 Freshwater Goby ImageFreshwater Goby Small ShadowSmall River 4 PM to 9 AM 400
17 Loach ImageLoach Small ShadowSmall River Any time 400
20 Bluegill ImageBluegill Small ShadowSmall River 9 AM to 4 PM 160
21 Yellow Perch ImageYellow Perch Medium ShadowMedium River Any time 300
22 Black Bass ImageBlack Bass Large ShadowLarge River Any time 400
24 Pike ImagePike Large ShadowLarge River Any time 1800
28 Char ImageChar Medium ShadowMedium River
(Above the Cliff)
4 PM to 9 AM 3800
29 Golden Trout ImageGolden Trout Medium ShadowMedium River
(Above the Cliff)
4 PM to 9 AM 15000
33 Mitten Crab ImageMitten Crab Small ShadowSmall River 4 PM to 9 AM 2000
34 Guppy ImageGuppy Tiny ShadowTiny River 9 AM to 4 PM 1300
38 Neon Tetra ImageNeon Tetra Tiny ShadowTiny River 9 AM to 4 PM 500
46 Sturgeon ImageSturgeon Huge ShadowHuge River
(River Mouth)
Any time 10000
48 Seahorse ImageSeahorse Tiny ShadowTiny Sea Any time 1100
53 Zebra Turkeyfish ImageZebra Turkeyfish Medium ShadowMedium Sea Any time 500
54 Blowfish ImageBlowfish Medium ShadowMedium Sea 9 PM to 4 AM 5000
56 Anchovy ImageAnchovy Tiny ShadowTiny Sea 4 AM to 9 PM 200
57 Horse Mackerel ImageHorse Mackerel Small ShadowSmall Sea Any time 150
58 Barred Knifejaw ImageBarred Knifejaw Medium ShadowMedium Sea Any time 5000
59 Sea Bass ImageSea Bass Large ShadowLarge Sea Any time 400
60 Red Snapper ImageRed Snapper Medium ShadowMedium Sea Any time 3000
61 Dab ImageDab Medium ShadowMedium Sea Any time 300
62 Olive Flounder ImageOlive Flounder Large ShadowLarge Sea Any time 800
66 Tuna ImageTuna Huge ShadowHuge Pier Any time 7000
67 Blue Marlin ImageBlue Marlin Huge ShadowHuge Pier Any time 10000
71 Ray ImageRay Large ShadowLarge Sea 4 AM to 9 PM 3000
77 Football Fish ImageFootball Fish Large ShadowLarge Sea 4 PM to 9 AM 2500
79 Barreleye ImageBarreleye Small ShadowSmall Sea 9 PM to 4 AM 12000
80 Coelacanth ImageCoelacanth Huge ShadowHuge Sea Any time
Only in Rain
(Only in Rain)
15000

New Fish in May

New Fish for Nothern Hemisphere

Northern Hemisphere
Frog ImageFrog Catfish ImageCatfish Nibble Fish ImageNibble Fish Angelfish ImageAngelfish
Betta ImageBetta Rainbowfish ImageRainbowfish Giant Trevally ImageGiant Trevally Mahi-Mahi ImageMahi-Mahi

New Fish for Southern Hemisphere

Southern Hemisphere
Bitterling ImageBitterling Blowfish ImageBlowfish Tuna ImageTuna Blue Marlin ImageBlue Marlin
Football Fish ImageFootball Fish

Fish Leaving in May

Fish Leaving the Northern Hemisphere

Northern Hemisphere
Loach ImageLoach Golden Trout ImageGolden Trout Oarfish ImageOarfish

Fish Leaving the Southern Hemisphere

Southern Hemisphere
Cherry Salmon ImageCherry Salmon Char ImageChar Golden Trout ImageGolden Trout Mitten Crab ImageMitten Crab
Guppy ImageGuppy Neon Tetra ImageNeon Tetra Seahorse ImageSeahorse Zebra Turkeyfish ImageZebra Turkeyfish
Barred Knifejaw ImageBarred Knifejaw Ray ImageRay

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6 Anonymous5 months

What does next day mean?

5 Person5 months

Coelacanth only appears in the sea on rainy days

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