List of All Sea Fish Times and Appearances | ACNH - Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Switch)

This is a list of all Sea fish found in Animal Crossing: New Horizons (ACNH) and how to find them. If you want to know when this type of fish can be found, as well as how much they sell for, read on!

All Sea Fish Times

Northern Hemisphere

Name Shadow Size Price Area & Times
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
✭✭✩✩✩
12000 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)

Southern Hemisphere

See Southern Hemisphere list
Name Shadow Size Price Area & Times
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
✭✭✩✩✩
12000 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)

List of Pier Fish

Name Shadow Size Price Area & Times
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

How to Catch Sea Fish

Sea Fishing Locations

There are only two locations to keep in mind when fishing for Ocean fish.

  1. The Pier, which is the wooden bridge dock located somewhere on your beaches.
  2. Everywhere in the Ocean.
## Sea Fishing Guide ### Pier Fishing

Pier.png

  1. Craft Fish Bait and throw it from the end of your island's Pier to attract a fish.
  2. Check the shadow of Fish that appear to target the one you want.

Note that a lot of Pier fish are rare and that normal Ocean fish might also appear, so it might take quite a while to find the right ones. Prepare to use plenty of of bait and patience.

Also note that the bridge leading to the Airport does not count!

Ocean Fishing

Sea.png

  1. Craft Fish Bait and throw it into the sea to attract a fish.
  2. Check the shadow of Fish that appear to target the one you want.

Most Ocean fish can be found everywhere in the ocean, even from your Pier, so it doesn't matter whether you fish from the dark rocky areas or your sandy beaches.

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