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Animal Crossing: New Horizons: Complete list of fish
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This guide lists all the fish you can obtain in Animal Crossing: New Horizons on Nintendo Switch. You'll also find out in which months you can catch each fish, as well as their rarity and sale prices.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons: Complete list of fish

Whether found in rivers, lakes or the sea, many different species of fish can be found in Animal Crossing: New Horizons.

Some are more readily available than others, and it can be complicated to complete your museum's aquarium. That's why we've put together this guide to all the fish you can catch in New Horizons, to make your life on your island paradise easier!

NOTE: As this is a long list, feel free to use CTRL+F and type the name of the fish you are looking for to find it more easily!

#1 Bitterling

When: November-March (Northern) / May-September (Southern)

Time: All day

Location: River

Price: 900 bells

#2 Pale Chub

When: Year-round (Northern and Southern)

Time: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Location: River

Price: 160 bells

#3 Crucian Carp

When: Year-round (Northern and Southern)

Time: All day

Location: River

Price: 160 bells

#4 Dace

When: Year-round (Northern and Southern)

Time: 4 p.m. - 9 a.m.

Location: River

Price: 240 bells

#5 Carp

When: Year-round (Northern and Southern)

Time: All day

Location: Pond

Price: 300 bells

#6 Koi

When: Year-round (Northern and Southern)

Time: 4 p.m. - 9 a.m.

Location: Pond

Price: 4,000 bells

#7 Goldfish

When: Year-round (Northern and Southern)

Time: All day

Location: Pond

Price: 1,300 bells

#8 Pop-eyed Goldfish

When: Year-round (Northern and Southern)

Time: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Location: Pond

Price: 1,300 bells

#9 Ranchu Goldfish

When: Year-round (Northern and Southern)

Time: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Location: Pond

Price: 4,500 bells

#10 Killifish

When: April-August (Northern) / October-February (Southern)

Time: All Day

Location: Pond

Price: 300 bells

#11 Crawfish

When: April-September (Northern) / October-March (Southern)

Time: All Day

Location: Pond

Price: 200 bells

#12 Soft-shelled Turtle

When: August-September (Northern) / February-March (Southern)

Time: 4 p.m. - 9 a.m.

Location: River

Price: 3,750 bells

#13 Snapping Turtle

When: April-October (Northern) / October-April (Southern)

Time: 9 a.m. - 4 a.m.

Location: River

Price: 5,000 bells

#14 Tadpole

When: March-July (Northern) / September-January (Southern)

Time: All day

Location: Pond

Price: 100 bells

#15 Frog

When: May-August (Northern) / November-Feburary (Southern)

Time: All day

Location: Pond

Price: ??? bells

#16 Freshwater Goby

When: Year-round (Northern and Southern)

Time: 4 p.m. - 9 a.m.

Location: River

Price: 400 bells

#17 Loach

When: March-May (Northern) / September-November (Southern)

Time: All day

Location: River

Price: 400 bells

#18 Catfish

When: May-October (Northern) / November-April (Southern)

Time: 4 p.m. - 9 a.m.

Location: Pond

Price: 800 bells

#19 Giant Snakehead

When: June-August (Northern) / December-February (Southern)

Time: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Location: Pond

Price: 5500 bells

#20 Bluegill

When: Year-round (Northern and Southern)

Time: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Location: River

Price: 180 bells

#21 Yellow Perch

When: October-March (Northern) / April-September (Southern)

Time: All day

Location: River

Price: 300 bells

#22 Black Bass

When: Year-round (Northern and Southern)

Time: All day

Location: River

Price: 400 bells

#23 Tilapia

When: June-October (Northern) / December-April (Southern)

Time: All day

Location: River

Price: 800 bells

#24 Pike

When: September-December (Northern) / March-June (Southern)

Time: All day

Location: River

Price: 1,800 bells

#25 Pond Smelt

When: December-February (Northern) / June-August (Southern)

Time: All day

Location: River

Price: 160 bells

#26 Sweetfish

When: July-September (Northern) / January-March (Southern)

Time: All day

Location: River

Price: 900 bells

#27 Cherry Salmon

When: March-June, September-November (Northern) / March-May, September-December (Southern)

Time: All day

Location: River

Price: 1,000 bells

#28 Char

When: March-June, September-November (Northern) / March-May, September-December (Southern)

Time: 4 p.m. - 9 a.m.

Location: River/Pond

Price: 3,800 bells

#29 Golden Trout

When: March-June, September-November (Northern) / March-May, September-December (Southern)

Time: 4 p.m. - 9 a.m.

Location: River (Clifftop)

Price: 15,000 bells

#30 Stringfish

When: December-March (Northern) / June-September (Southern)

Time: 4 p.m. - 9 a.m.

Location: River (Clifftop)

Price: 15,000 bells

#31 Salmon

When: September (Northern) / March (Southern)

Time: All day

Location: River (mouth)

Price: 700 bells

#32 King Salmon

When: September (Northern) / March (Southern)

Time: All day

Location: River (mouth)

Price: 1,800 bells

#33 Mitten Crab

When: September-November (Northern) / March-May (Southern)

Time: 4 p.m. - 9 a.m.

Location: River

Price: 2,000 bells

#34 Guppy

When: April-November (Northern) / October-May (Southern)

Time: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Location: River

Price: 1,300 bells

#35 Nibble Fish

When: May-September (Northern) / November-March (Southern)

Time: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Location: River

Price: 1,500 bells

#36 Angelfish

When: May-October (Northern) / November-April (Southern)

Time: 4 p.m. - 9 a.m.

Location: River

Price: 3,000 bells

#37 Betta

When: May-October (Northern) / November-April (Southern)

Time: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Location: River

Price: 2,500 bells

#38 Neon Tetra

When: April-November (Northern) / October-May (Southern)

Time: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Location: River

Price: 500 bells

#39 Rainbowfish

When: May-October (Northern) / November-April (Southern)

Time: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Location: River

Price: 800 bells

#40 Piranha

When: June-September (Northern) / December-March (Southern)

Time: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m./ 9 p.m. - 4 a.m.

Location: River

Price: 2,500 bells

#41 Arowana

When: June-September (Northern) / December-March (Southern)

Time: 4 p.m. - 9 a.m.

Location: River

Price: 10,000 bells

#42 Dorado

When: June-September (Northern) / December-March (Southern)

Time: 4 a.m - 9 p.m.

Location: River

Price: 15,000 bells

#43 Gar

When: July-October (Northern) / January-April (Southern)

Time: 4 p.m. - 9 a.m.

Location: Pond

Price: 6,000 bells

#44 Arapaima

When: June-September (Northern) / December-March (Southern)

Time: 4 p.m. - 9 a.m.

Location: River

Price: 10,000 bells

#45 Saddled Bichir

When: December-March (Northern) / June-September (Southern)

Time: 9 p.m. - 4 a.m.

Location: River

Price: 4,000 bells

#46 Sturgeon

When: September-March (Northern) / March-September (Southern)

Time: All day

Location: River (mouth)

Price: 10,000 bells

Sea

#47 Sea Butterfly

When: December-March (Northern) / June-September (Southern)

Time: All day

Location: Sea

Price: 1,000 bells

#48 Sea Horse

When: April-November (Northern) / October-May (Southern)

Time: All day

Location: Sea

Price: 1,100 bells

#49 Clown Fish

When: April-September (Northern) / October-March (Southern)

Time: All day

Location: Sea

Price: 650 bells

#50 Surgeonfish

When: April-September (Northern) / October-March (Southern)

Time: All day

Location: Sea

Price: 1,000 bells

#51 Butterfly Fish

When: April-September (Northern) / October-March (Southern)

Time: All day

Location: Sea

Price: 1,000 bells

#52 Napoleonfish

When: July-August (Northern) / January-February (Southern)

Time: 4 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Location: Sea

Price: 10,000 bells

#53 Zebra Turkeyfish

When: April-November (Northern) / October-May (Southern)

Time: All day

Location: Sea

Price: 500 bells

#54 Blowfish

When: November-February (Northern) / May-August (Southern)

Time: 6 p.m. - 4 a.m.

Location: Sea

Price: 5,000 bells

#55 Puffer Fish

When: July-September (Northern) / January-March (Southern)

Time: All day

Location: Sea

Price: 250 bells

#56 Anchovy

When: Year-round (Northern and Southern)

Time: 4 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Location: Sea

Price: 200 bells

#57 Horse Mackerel

When: Year-round (Northern and Southern)

Time: All day

Location: Sea

Price: 150 bells

#58 Barred Knifejaw

When: March-November (Northern) / September-May (Southern)

Time: All day

Location: Sea

Price: 5,000 bells

#59 Sea Bass

When: Year-round (Northern and Southern)

Time: All day

Location: Sea

Price: 400 bells

#60 Red Snapper

When: Year-round (Northern and Southern)

Time: All day

Location: Sea

Price: 3,000 bells

#61 Dab

When: October-April (Northern) / April-October (Southern)

Time: All day

Location: Sea

Price: 300 bells

#62 Olive Flounder

When: Year-round (Northern and Southern)

Time: All day

Location: Sea

Price: 800 bells

#63 Squid

When: December-August (Northern) / June-February (Southern)

Time: All day

Location: Sea

Price: 500 bells

#64 Moray Eel

When: August-October (Northern) / February-April (Southern)

Time: All day

Location: Sea

Price: 2,000 bells

#65 Ribbon Eel

When: June-October (Northern) / December-April (Southern)

Time: All day

Location: Sea

Price: 600 bells

#66 Tuna

When: November-April (Northern) / May-October (Southern)

Time: All day

Location: Pier

Price: 7,000 bells

#67 Blue Marlin

When: July-September, November-April (Northern) / January-March, May-November (Southern)

Time: All day

Location: Pier

Price: 10,000 bells

#68 Giant Trevally

When: May-October (Northern) / November-April (Southern)

Time: All day

Location: Pier

Price: 4,500 bells

#69 Mahi-mahi

When: May-October (Northern) / November-April (Southern)

Time: All day

Location: Sea

Price: 6,000 bells

#70 Ocean Sunfish

When: July-September (Northern) / January-March (Southern)

Time: 4 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Location: Sea

Price: 4,000 bells

#71 Ray

When: August-November (Northern) / February-May (Southern)

Time: 4 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Location: Sea

Price: 3,000 bells

#72 Saw Shark

When: June-September (Northern) / December-March (Southern)

Time: 4 p.m. - 9 a.m.

Location: Sea

Price: 12,000 bells

#73 Hammerhead Shark

When: June-September (Northern) / December-March (Southern)

Time: 4 p.m. - 9 a.m.

Location: Sea

Price: 8,000 bells

#74 Great White Shark

When: June-September (Northern) / December-March (Southern)

Time: 4 p.m. - 9 a.m.

Location: Sea

Price: 15,000 bells

#75 Whale Shark

When: June-September (Northern) / December-March (Southern)

Time: All day

Location: Sea

Price: 13,000 bells

#76 Suckerfish

When: June-September (Northern) / December-March (Southern)

Time: All day

Location: Sea

Price: 1,500 bells

#77 Football Fish

When: November-March (Northern) / May-September (Southern)

Time: 4 p.m. - 9 a.m.

Location: Sea

Price: 2,500 bells

#78 Oarfish

When: December-May (Northern) / June-November (Southern)

Time: All day

Location: Sea

Price: 9,000 bells

#79 Barreleye

When: Year-round (Northern and Southern)

Time: 9 p.m. - 4 a.m.

Location: Sea

Price: 15,000 bells

#80 Coelacanth

When: Year-round (Northern and Southern)

Time: All day (only rainy day)

Location: Sea

Price: 15,000 bells

Now your Aquarium is complete, check out our other guides to help you complete the bug or fossil sides of the Museum, or help you with any other aspect of island life!

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