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AC:NL Fish Guide
 

Fish Encyclopedia

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Alphabetical Listing
Angelfish Arapaima Arowana Barbel Steed Barred Knifejaw Bitterling
Black Bass Blowfish Bluegill Blue Marlin Butterfly Fish Carp
Catfish Char Cherry Salmon Clown Fish Coelacanth Crawfish
Crucian Carp Dab Dace Dorado Eel Football Fish
Freshwater Goby Frog Gar Giant Snakehead Giant Trevally Goldfish
Guppy Hammerhead Shark Horse Mackerel Killifish King Salmon Koi
Loach Mitten Crab Moray Eel Napoleonfish Neon Tetra Nibble Fish
Oarfish Ocean Sunfish Olive Flounder Pale Chub Pike Piranha
Pond Smelt Pop-eyed Goldfish Puffer Fish Rainbow Trout Ray Red Snapper
Ribbon Eel Saddled Bichir Salmon Saw Shark Sea Bass Sea Buttefly
Sea Horse Shark Soft-shelled Turtle Squid Stringfish Surgeonfish
Sweetfish Tadpole Tuna Whale Shark Yellow Perch Zebra Turkeyfish

Encyclopedia Listing

Top Location River Shadow Tiny
Months & Times
Available
Nov-Feb: All day Peak Dec-Feb: 4am-9pm
Selling Price 900 Bells Tank Size Small Average Size 3.15 in
Bitterling Catch phrase I caught a bitterling! What's it so bitter about?

Top Location River Shadow Tiny
Months & Times
Available
All year: 9am-4pm Peak Mar-Jun
Aug-Nov
Selling Price 200 Bells Tank Size Small Average Size 5.91 in
Pale Chub Catch phrase I caught a pale chub! It could use some sun!

Top Location River Shadow Small
Months & Times
Available
All year: All day Peak 9am-4pm
Selling Price 120 Bells Tank Size Small Average Size 7.87 in
Crucian Carp Catch phrase I caught a crucian carp! What a crucial catch!

Top Location River Shadow Medium
Months & Times
Available
All year: 4pm-9am Peak Nov-Mar
Selling Price 200 Bells Tank Size Small Average Size 13.78 in
Dace Catch phrase I caught a dace! Wrong place, Mr. Dace!

Top Location River Shadow Medium
Months & Times
Available
All year: All day Peak Mar
Oct-Nov
Selling Price 200 Bells Tank Size Small Average Size 19.69 in
Barbel Steed Catch phrase I caught a barbel steed! It just needs a barbel saddle!

Top Location River Shadow Large
Months & Times
Available
All year: All day Peak Apr-Jul: 4pm-9am
Oct-Nov: 4pm-9am
Selling Price 300 Bells Tank Size Small Average Size 23.62 in
Carp Catch phrase I caught a carp! I really seized the diem!

Top Location River Shadow Large
Months & Times
Available
All year: 4pm-9am Peak -
Selling Price 4,000 Bells Tank Size Small Average Size 23.62 in
Koi Catch phrase I caught a koi! Can't play koi with me!

Top Location River Shadow Tiny
Months & Times
Available
All year: All day Peak -
Selling Price 1,300 Bells Tank Size Bowl Average Size 5.91 in
Goldfish Catch phrase I caught a goldfish! It's worth its weight in gold!

Top Location River Shadow Tiny
Months & Times
Available
All year: 9am-4pm Peak -
Selling Price 1,300 Bells Tank Size Bowl Average Size 5.91 in
Pop-eyed Goldfish Catch phrase I caught a pop-eyed goldfish! It should have eaten its spinach!

Top Location Pond Shadow Tiny
Months & Times
Available
Apr-Aug: All day Peak -
Selling Price 300 Bells Tank Size Small Average Size 1.57 in
Killifish Catch phrase I caught a killifish! Maybe I'll put it in a chili dish!

Top Location Pond Shadow Small
Months & Times
Available
Apr-Sep(1st half): All day Peak -
Selling Price 200 Bells Tank Size Small Average Size 4.72 in
Crawfish Catch phrase I caught a crawfish! Watch those pinchers!

Top Location River Shadow Medium
Months & Times
Available
Aug-Sep: 4pm-9am Peak -
Selling Price 3,750 Bells Tank Size Small Average Size 11.81 in
Soft-shelled Turtle Catch phrase I caught a soft-shelled turtle! Don't suffer shell shock!

Top Location Pond Shadow Tiny
Months & Times
Available
Mar-Jul: All day Peak -
Selling Price 100 Bells Tank Size Small Average Size 1.57 in
Tadpole Catch phrase I caught a tadpole... I'm sure it will grow on me.

Top Location Pond Shadow Small
Months & Times
Available
May-Aug: All day Peak -
Selling Price 120 Bells Tank Size Small Average Size 4.72 in
Frog Catch phrase I caught a frog! Hop to it, froggie!

Top Location River Shadow Small
Months & Times
Available
All year: 4pm-9am Peak -
Selling Price 300 Bells Tank Size Small Average Size 5.91 in
Freshwater Goby Catch phrase I caught a freshwater goby! You fresh, goby!

Top Location River Shadow Small
Months & Times
Available
Mar-May: All day Peak Mar-Apr: 9am-4pm
Selling Price 300 Bells Tank Size Small Average Size 7.87 in
Loach Catch phrase I caught a loach! It wasn't hard to approach!

Top Location Lake Shadow Large
Months & Times
Available
May-Oct: 4pm-9am Peak 9pm-4am
Selling Price 800 Bells Tank Size Small Average Size 23.62 in
Catfish Catch phrase I caught a catfish! Do you think it has 9 lives?

Top Location River Shadow Long, thin
Months & Times
Available
Jun-Sep(1st half): 4pm-9am Peak Jun-Aug: 9pm-4am
Selling Price 2,000 Bells Tank Size Long Average Size 39.37 in
Eel Catch phrase I caught an eel! Things just got REAL!

Top Location Lake Shadow Very large
Months & Times
Available
Jun-Aug: 9am-4pm Peak -
Selling Price 5,500 Bells Tank Size Long Average Size 33.46 in
Giant Snakehead Catch phrase I caught a giant snakehead! But where's the rest of the snake?

Top Location River Shadow Small
Months & Times
Available
All year: 9am-4pm Peak Mar-Nov
Selling Price 120 Bells Tank Size Small Average Size 9.84 in
Bluegill Catch phrase I caught a bluegill! There's a lot in this ville!

Top Location River Shadow Medium
Months & Times
Available
Oct-Mar: All day Peak Nov-Feb
Selling Price 240 Bells Tank Size Small Average Size 13.78 in
Yellow Perch Catch phrase I caught a yellow perch! I wonder if birds usually stand on it!

Top Location River Shadow Large
Months & Times
Available
All year: All day Peak Mar-Nov
Selling Price 300 Bells Tank Size Small Average Size 19.69 in
Black Bass Catch phrase I caught a black bass! I've got some class!

Top Location River Shadow Very large
Months & Times
Available
Sep-Dec: 4am-9pm Peak -
Selling Price 1,800 Bells Tank Size Long Average Size 47.24 in
Pike Catch phrase I caught a pike! Oh, yes, I like!

Top Location River Shadow Small
Months & Times
Available
Dec-Feb: All day Peak -
Selling Price 300 Bells Tank Size Small Average Size 5.91 in
Pond Smelt Catch phrase I caught a pond smelt! It could sure use a bath!

Top Location River Shadow Medium
Months & Times
Available
Jul-Sep(1st half): All day Peak 9am-4pm
Selling Price 900 Bells Tank Size Small Average Size 9.84 in
Sweetfish Catch phrase I caught a sweetfish! Hmmm. I've had sweeter!

Top Location River Shadow Medium
Months & Times
Available
Mar-Jun:
4am-9am, 4pm-9pm

Sep-Nov: 4am-9pm
Peak Mar-Apr, Oct
Selling Price 1,000 Bells Tank Size Small Average Size 13.78 in
Cherry Salmon Catch phrase I caught a cherry salmon! Now for a cherry-salmon pie!

Top Location River (near waterfall) Shadow Medium
Months & Times
Available
Mar-Jun:
4am-9am, 4pm-9pm

Sep-Nov: 4am-9pm
Peak -
Selling Price 3,800 Bells Tank Size Small Average Size 19.69 in
Char Catch phrase I caught a char! How bizarre!

Top Location River Shadow Large
Months & Times
Available
Mar-Jun:
4am-9am, 4pm-9pm

Sep-Nov: 4am-9pm
Peak Mar-May, Oct
Selling Price 800 Bells Tank Size Small Average Size 23.62 in
Rainbow Trout Catch phrase I caught a rainbow trout! That's what I'm talking about!

Top Location River Shadow Huge
Months & Times
Available
Dec-Feb: 4pm-9am Peak -
Selling Price 15,000 Bells Tank Size Long Average Size 55.12 in
Stringfish Catch phrase OH MY GOSH! I caught a stringfish! My theory really paid off!

Top Location River mouth Shadow Large
Months & Times
Available
Sep: All day Peak -
Selling Price 700 Bells Tank Size Long Average Size 35.43 in
Salmon Catch phrase I caught a salmon! Oh, that's slammin'!

Top Location River mouth Shadow Huge
Months & Times
Available
Sep: All day Peak Sep(1st half)
Selling Price 1,800 Bells Tank Size Long Average Size 55.12 in
King Salmon Catch phrase Woohoo! Woohoo! I caught a king salmon! Where are his horses and men?

Top Location River Shadow Small
Months & Times
Available
Sep(2nd half)-Nov: 4pm-9am Peak -
Selling Price 2,000 Bells Tank Size Small Average Size 3.15 in
Mitten Crab Catch phrase I caught a mitten crab! I'm smitten, crab!

Top Location River Shadow Tiny
Months & Times
Available
Apr-Nov: 9am-4pm Peak -
Selling Price 1,300 Bells Tank Size Small Average Size 1.57 in
Guppy Catch phrase I caught a guppy! I gotta show off this puppy!

Top Location River Shadow Small
Months & Times
Available
May-Sep: 9am-4pm Peak -
Selling Price 1,500 Bells Tank Size Small Average Size 3.15 in
Nibble Fish Catch phrase I caught a nibble fish! Do you regret nibbling now?

Top Location River Shadow Small
Months & Times
Available
May-Oct: 4pm-9am Peak -
Selling Price 3,000 Bells Tank Size Small Average Size 4.72 in
Angelfish Catch phrase I caught an angelfish! Now where's its harp?

Top Location River Shadow Tiny
Months & Times
Available
Apr-Nov: 9am-4pm Peak -
Selling Price 500 Bells Tank Size Small Average Size 0.79 in
Neon Tetra Catch phrase I caught a neon tetra! Wow, that's far out, man!

Top Location River Shadow Small
Months & Times
Available
Jun-Sep(1st half):
9am-4pm, 9pm-4am
Peak -
Selling Price 2,500 Bells Tank Size Small Average Size 11.81 in
Piranha Catch phrase I caught a piranha! Or did it catch ME?!

Top Location River Shadow Large
Months & Times
Available
Jun-Sep(1st half): 4pm-9am Peak -
Selling Price 10,000 Bells Tank Size Long Average Size 27.56 in
Arowana Catch phrase I caught an arowana! But where's its bow?

Top Location River Shadow Very large
Months & Times
Available
Jun-Sep: 4am-9pm Peak -
Selling Price 15,000 Bells Tank Size Long Average Size 39.37 in
Dorado Catch phrase I caught a dorado! I should make that my motto!

Top Location Lake Shadow Huge
Months & Times
Available
Jun-Sep: 4pm-9am Peak -
Selling Price 6,000 Bells Tank Size Long Average Size 74.80 in
Gar Catch phrase I caught a gar! It ain't gettin' too far!

Top Location River Shadow Huge
Months & Times
Available
Jul-Sep: 4pm-9am Peak -
Selling Price 10,000 Bells Tank Size Large Average Size 118.11 in
Arapaima Catch phrase I caught an arapaima! And it looks like it's in its prime-a!

Top Location River Shadow Large
Months & Times
Available
Jun-Sep: 9pm-4am Peak -
Selling Price 4,000 Bells Tank Size Long Average Size 23.62in
Saddled Bichir Catch phrase Wow! A saddled bichir! Now I'm saddled with guilt!

Top Location Ocean (town) Shadow Tiny
Months & Times
Available
Dec-Feb: All day Peak 9pm-4am
Selling Price 1,000 Bells Tank Size Cylinder Average Size 1.18 in
Sea Butterfly Catch phrase I caught a sea butterfly! I didn't even use a net!

Top Location Ocean (town/island) Shadow Tiny
Months & Times
Available
Apr-Nov: All day Peak May-Oct: 4am-9pm
Selling Price 1,100 Bells Tank Size Cylinder Average Size 3.15 in
Sea Horse Catch phrase I caught a sea horse! I meant to, of course!

Top Location Ocean (town/island) Shadow Tiny
Months & Times
Available
Apr-Sep: All day Peak May-Aug(1st half)
Selling Price 650 Bells Tank Size Small Average Size 5.91 in
Clown Fish Catch phrase I caught a clown fish! Who's laughing now?

Top Location Ocean (town/island) Shadow Small
Months & Times
Available
Apr-Sep: All day Peak -
Selling Price 1,000 Bells Tank Size Small Average Size 12.20 in
Surgeonfish Catch phrase I caught a surgeonfish! It was a simple operation, though!

Top Location Ocean (town/island) Shadow Small
Months & Times
Available
Apr-Sep: All day Peak May-Jun
Selling Price 1,000 Bells Tank Size Small Average Size 7.09 in
Butterfly Fish Catch phrase I caught a butterfly fish! As mayor, welcome to my pockets!

Top Location Ocean (town/island) Shadow Huge
Months & Times
Available
Jul-Aug: 4am-9pm Peak -
Selling Price 10,000 Bells Tank Size Large Average Size 70.87 in
Napoleonfish Catch phrase I caught a Napoleonfish! Vive la me!

Top Location Ocean (town/island) Shadow Medium
Months & Times
Available
Apr-Nov: All day Peak May-Oct
Selling Price 400 Bells Tank Size Small Average Size 23.62 in
Zebra Turkeyfish Catch phrase I caught a zebra turkeyfish! What are you? Make up your mind!

Top Location Ocean (town) Shadow Medium
Months & Times
Available
Nov-Feb: 9pm-4am Peak -
Selling Price 125 Bells (5,000 Bells WA) Tank Size Small Average Size 9.84 in
Blowfish Catch phrase I caught a blowfish! And that's not just hot air!

Top Location Ocean (town/island) Shadow Medium
Months & Times
Available
Jul-Sep: All day Peak Aug
Selling Price 240 Bells Tank Size Small Average Size 13.78 in
Puffer Fish Catch phrase I caught a puffer fish! Ouch!

Top Location Ocean (town/island) Shadow Small
Months & Times
Available
All year: All day Peak -
Selling Price 150 Bells Tank Size Small Average Size 15.75 in
Horse Mackerel Catch phrase I caught a horse mackerel! Holy mackerel!

Top Location Ocean (town/island) Shadow Medium
Months & Times
Available
Mar-Nov: All day Peak -
Selling Price 5,000 Bells Tank Size Small Average Size 23.62 in
Barred Knifejaw Catch phrase I caught a barred knifejaw! I'll have to use it to cut veggies!

Top Location Ocean (town/island) Shadow Very large
Months & Times
Available
All year: All day Peak -
Selling Price 200 Bells Tank Size Long Average Size 39.37 in
Sea Bass Catch phrase I caught a sea bass! What?! You again?!

Top Location Ocean (town/island) Shadow Medium
Months & Times
Available
All year: All day Peak Mar-Oct
Selling Price 3,000 Bells Tank Size Small Average Size 35.43 in
Red Snapper Catch phrase I caught a red snapper! I just snapped it up!

Top Location Ocean (town) Shadow Medium
Months & Times
Available
Oct-Apr: All day Peak Nov-Mar
Selling Price 300 Bells Tank Size Small Average Size 19.69 in
Dab Catch phrase I caught a dab! I'm not just dabbling anymore!

Top Location Ocean (town/island) Shadow Large
Months & Times
Available
All year: All day Peak Nov-Mar
Selling Price 800 Bells Tank Size Small Average Size 31.50 in
Olive Flounder Catch phrase I caught a dab... Huh? Just kidding! It's an olive flounder! Make up your mind, fishy!

Top Location Ocean (town/island) Shadow Medium
Months & Times
Available
Dec-Aug(1st half): All day Peak -
Selling Price 400 Bells Tank Size Small Average Size 13.78 in
Squid Catch phrase I caught a squid! Yes, I did!

Top Location Ocean (town/island) Shadow Very large
Months & Times
Available
Aug-Oct: All day Peak -
Selling Price 2,000 Bells Tank Size Long Average Size 31.50 in
Moray Eel Catch phrase I caught a moray eel! And I was like, "No way! Deal!"

Top Location Ocean (island) Shadow Long, thin
Months & Times
Available
- Peak -
Selling Price 600 Bells Tank Size Long Average Size 47.24 in
Ribbon Eel Catch phrase I caught a ribbon eel! Good for tying on to presents!

Top Location Ocean (town) Shadow Large
Months & Times
Available
Nov-Mar: 4pm-9am Peak Dec-Feb
Selling Price 2,500 Bells Tank Size Small Average Size 23.62 in
Football Fish Catch phrase I caught a football fish! Thanks to my fishing tackle!

Top Location Ocean (town) Shadow Huge
Months & Times
Available
Nov-Mar: All day Peak -
Selling Price 7,000 Bells Tank Size Long Average Size 90.55 in
Tuna Catch phrase I caught a tuna! And now it's stuck in my head!

Top Location Ocean (town/island) Shadow Huge
Months & Times
Available
Jul-Sep: All day Peak -
Selling Price 10,000 Bells Tank Size Long Average Size 86.61 in
Blue Marlin Catch phrase I caught a blue marlin! What a true darlin'!

Top Location Ocean (island) Shadow Very large
Months & Times
Available
- Peak -
Selling Price 4,500 Bells Tank Size Long Average Size 70.87 in
Giant Trevally Catch phrase I caught a giant trevally! Pfff. I've seen bigger!

Top Location Ocean (town/island) Shadow Very large
Months & Times
Available
Aug-Nov: 4am-9pm Peak -
Selling Price 3,000 Bells Tank Size Long Average Size 47.24 in
Ray Catch phrase I caught a ray! That made my day!

Top Location Ocean (town/island) Shadow Huge with fin
Months & Times
Available
Jun-Sep: 4am-9pm Peak -
Selling Price 4,000 Bells Tank Size Large Average Size 118.11 in
Ocean Sunfish Catch phrase I caught an ocean sunfish! My day is brighter already!

Top Location Ocean (town/island) Shadow Huge with fin
Months & Times
Available
Jun-Sep: 4am-9pm Peak -
Selling Price 8,000 Bells Tank Size Large Average Size 98.43 in
Hammerhead Shark Catch phrase I caught a hammerhead shark! I really nailed it!

Top Location Ocean (town/island) Shadow Huge with fin
Months & Times
Available
Jun-Sep: 4pm-9am Peak -
Selling Price 15,000 Bells Tank Size Large Average Size 212.60 in
Shark Catch phrase I caught a shark! GAH! Why am I holding it?!

Top Location Ocean (town/island) Shadow Huge with fin
Months & Times
Available
Jun-Sep: 4pm-9am Peak -
Selling Price 12,000 Bells Tank Size Large Average Size 59.06 in
Saw Shark Catch phrase I caught a saw shark! And yet it didn't see me coming!

Top Location Ocean (island) Shadow Huge with fin
Months & Times
Available
- Peak -
Selling Price 13,000 Bells Tank Size Large Average Size 236.22 in
Whale Shark Catch phrase I caught a whale shark! It could have swallowed me up!

Top Location Ocean (town) Shadow Huge
Months & Times
Available
Dec-May: All day Peak -
Selling Price 9,000 Bells Tank Size Large Average Size 228.35 in
Oarfish Catch phrase I caught an oarfish! Good, I needed a paddle!

Top Location Ocean (town) Shadow Huge
Months & Times
Available
All year: 4pm-9am
(during rain/snow)
Peak -
Selling Price 15,000 Bells Tank Size Long Average Size 59.06 in
Coelacanth Catch phrase Holy fish sticks! I caught a coelacanth! Am I saying it right?