It’s March 2021, which means that the selection of fish, bugs, and sea creatures you can catch in Animal Crossing: New Horizons has been updated! If you didn’t start playing the game immediately upon its release back in March 2020, you might’ve missed some of the month’s unique fish, bugs, and sea creatures.

Alternatively, if you’re just looking to check to make sure you got everything the first time around, a complete list of the March fish, bugs, and sea creatures in Animal Crossing: New Horizons can be very handy indeed! 

Animal Crossing: New Horizons | All New March Fish, Bugs, and Sea Creatures

The fish, bugs, and sea creatures available to Animal Crossing: New Horizons players in March will vary depending on whether the player has set up an island – the Northern or Southern Hemisphere.

Once you’ve established whether you’re in the Northern or Southern Hemisphere, you can begin to reference the list of March fish, bugs, and sea creatures to see what’s available to you.

Below, we’ve listed all of the new fish, bugs, and sea creatures available in Animal Crossing: New Horizons in March for the Northern and Southern Hemispheres.

March Fish and Bugs - Northern Hemisphere

 

Fish

  • Tadpole (All Day) - Located in Ponds, 100 Bells
  • Loach (All Day) - Located in Rivers, 400 Bells
  • Cherry Salmon (4 p.m. to 9 a.m.) - Located in River Clifftop areas, 1,000 Bells
  • Char (4 p.m. to 9 a.m.) - Located in River Clifftop areas, 3,800 Bells
  • Barred Knifejaw (All Day) - Sea, 5,000 Bells
  • Golden Trout (4 p.m. to 9 a.m.) - Located in River Clifftop areas, 15,000 Bells

Sea Creatures

  • Turban Shell (All Day) - Ocean Diving, 1,000 Bells
  • Firefly Squid (9 p.m. to 4 a.m.) - Ocean Diving, 1,400 Bells
  • Chambered Nautilus (4 p.m. to 9 a.m.) - Ocean Diving, 1,800 Bells
  • Umbrella Octopus (All Day) - Ocean Diving, 6,000 Bells
  • Spider Crab (All Day) - Ocean Diving, 12,000 Bells

Bugs

  • Stink Bug (All Day) - On Flowers, 120 Bells
  • Yellow Butterfly (4 a.m. to 7 p.m.) - Flying, 160 Bells
  • Honeybee (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.) - Flying, 200 Bells
  • Tiger Butterfly (4 a.m. to 7 p.m.) - Flying, 240 Bells
  • Mantis (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.) - On Flowers, 430 Bells
  • Ladybug (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.) - On Flowers, 200 Bells
  • Man-Faced Stink Bug (7 p.m. to 8 a.m.) - On Flowers, 1,000 Bells
  • Orchid Mantis (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.) - On Flowers, 2,400 Bells
  • Peacock Butterfly (4 a.m. to 7 p.m.) - Flying, 2,500 Bells

March Fish and Bugs - Southern Hemisphere

 

Fish

  • Salmon (All Day) - Located in Rivers, 700 Bells
  • Cherry Salmon (4 p.m. to 9 a.m.) - Located in River Clifftop areas, 1,000 Bells
  • King Salmon (All Day) - Located in Rivers, 1,800 Bells
  • Pike (All Day) - Located in Rivers, 1,800 Bells
  • Mitten Crab (4 p.m. to 9 a.m.) - Located in Rivers, 2,000 Bells
  • Char (4 p.m. to 9 a.m.) - Located in River Clifftop areas, 3,800 Bells
  • Sturgeon (All Day) - Located in Rivers, 10,000 Bells
  • Golden Trout (4 p.m. to 9 a.m.) - Located in River Clifftop areas, 15,000 Bells

Sea Creatures

  • Turban Shell (All Day) - Ocean Diving, 1,000 Bells
  • Sweet Shrimp (4 p.m. to 9 a.m.) - Ocean Diving, 1,400 Bells
  • Chambered Nautilus (4 p.m. to 9 a.m.) - Ocean Diving, 1,800 Bells
  • Umbrella Octopus (All Day) - Ocean Diving, 6,000 Bells

Bugs

  • Cricket (5 p.m. to 8 a.m.) - Ground, 130 Bells
  • Monarch Butterfly (4 a.m. to 5 p.m.) - Flying, 140 Bells
  • Common Butterfly (4 a.m. to 7 p.m.) - Flying, 160 Bells
  • Yellow Butterfly (4 a.m. to 7 p.m.) - Flying, 160 Bells
  • Red Dragonfly (8 a.m. to 7 p.m.) - Flying, 180 Bells
  • Pill Bugs (11 p.m. to 4 p.m.) - Rocks, 250 Bells
  • Centipede (4 p.m. to 11 p.m.) - Rocks, 300 Bells
  • Bell Cricket (5 p.m. to 8 a.m.) - Ground, 430 Bells
  • Violin Beetle (All Day) - Tree Stumps, 450 Bells

 

Now that you know all of the new fish and bugs available on your island during the month of March in Animal Crossing: New Horizons, be sure to get out there and catch em’ all! 

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