The world of Animal Crossing: New Horizons is filled to the brim with a variety of creatures that players can encounter and catch. One kind of creature is fish that can be found in the aquatic environments of the game. Thre is a treasure trove of different fish that players can catch and sell in Animal Crossing: New Horizons to earn some Bells. Fortunately, we have everything you need to know about the fish in the latest entry in the popular Nintendo franchise covered for you.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons Fish

Players will find that the fish of Animal Crossing: New Horizons spawn at certain times of the year and during specific times of the day in different bodies of water. They also consist of different sizes and can be sold for varying amounts of Bells.

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You can find the spawn schedule, size, spawn locations, and worth of each fish in the title below:

Bitterling

  • Location: River
  • Value: 900 Bells
  • Size: Small
  • Spawn Time: All Day
  • Spawn Months: North - January, February, March, November, December and South - May, June, July, and August

Pale Chub

  • Location: River
  • Value: 200 Bells
  • Size: Small
  • Spawn Time: 9 AM to 4 PM
  • Spawn Months: All Year

Crucian Carp

  • Location: River
  • Value: 160 Bells
  • Size: Small
  • Spawn Time: All Day
  • Spawn Months: All Year

Dace

  • Location: River
  • Value: 192 Bells
  • Size: Medium
  • Spawn Time: 4 PM to 9 AM
  • Spawn Months: All Year

Carp

  • Location: Pond
  • Value: 300 Bells
  • Size: Medium
  • Spawn Time: All Day
  • Spawn Months: All Year

Koi Fish

  • Location: Pond
  • Value: 4,000 Bells
  • Size: Medium
  • Spawn Time: 4 PM to 9 AM
  • Spawn Months: All Year

Goldfish

  • Location: Pond
  • Value: 1,300 Bells
  • Size: Small
  • Spawn Time: All Day
  • Spawn Months: All Year

Pop-Eyed Goldfish

  • Location: Pond
  • Value: 1,300 Bells
  • Size: Small
  • Spawn Time: 9 AM to 4 PM
  • Spawn Months: All Year

Ranchu Goldfish

  • Location: Pond
  • Value: 4,500 Bells
  • Size: Small
  • Spawn Time: 9 AM to 4 PM
  • Spawn Months: All Year

Killifish

  • Location: Pond
  • Value: 300 Bells
  • Size: Small
  • Spawn Time: All Day
  • Spawn Months: North - April, May, June, July, and August and South - January, February, October, November, and December

Crawfish

  • Location: Pond
  • Value: 200 Bells
  • Size: Small
  • Spawn Time: All Day
  • Spawn Months: North - April, May, June, July, August, and September and South - January, February, March, October, November, and December

Soft-Shelled Turtle 

  • Location: River
  • Value: 3,750 Bells
  • Size: Medium
  • Spawn Time: 4 PM to 9 AM
  • Spawn Months: North - August and September and South - February and March

Snapping Turtle

  • Location: River
  • Value: 5,000 Bells
  • Size: Large
  • Spawn Time: 9 PM to 4 AM
  • Spawn Months: North - April, May, June, July, August, September, and October and South - January, February, March, April, October, November, and December

Tadpole

  • Location: Pond
  • Value: 100 Bells
  • Size: Small
  • Spawn Time: All Day
  • Spawn Months: North - March, April, May, June, and July and South - January, September, October, November, and December

Frog

  • Location: Pond
  • Value: 120 Bells
  • Size: Small
  • Spawn Time: All Day
  • Spawn Months: North -  May, June, July, and August and South - January, February, November, and December

Freshwater Goby

  • Location: River
  • Value: 400 Bells
  • Size: Small
  • Spawn Time: 4 PM to 9 AM
  • Spawn Months: All Year

Loach

  • Location: River
  • Value: 400 Bells
  • Size: Small
  • Spawn Time: All Day
  • Spawn Months: North - March, April, and May and South - September, October, and November

Catfish

  • Location: Pond
  • Value: 800 Bells
  • Size: Medium
  • Spawn Time: 4 PM to 9 AM
  • Spawn Months: North -  May, June, July, August, September, and October, and South - January, February, March, April, November, and December

Giant Snakehead

  • Location: Pond
  • Value: 5,500 Bells
  • Size: Large
  • Spawn Time: 9 AM to 4 PM
  • Spawn Months: North - June, July, and August and South - January, February, and December

Bluegill

  • Location: River
  • Value: 180 Bells
  • Size: Small
  • Spawn Time: 9 AM to 4 PM
  • Spawn Months: All Year

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Yellow Perch

  • Location: River
  • Value: 300 Bells
  • Size: Medium
  • Spawn Time: All Day
  • Spawn Months: North - January, February, March, October, November, and December, and South - April, May, June, July, August, and September

Black Bass

  • Location: River
  • Value: 320 Bells
  • Size: Medium
  • Spawn Time: All Day
  • Spawn Months: All Year

Tilapia

  • Location: River
  • Value: 800 Bells
  • Size: Medium
  • Spawn Time: All Day
  • Spawn Months: North - June, July, August, September, and October and South - January, February, March, April, and December

Pike

  • Location: River
  • Value: 1,800 Bells
  • Size: Large
  • Spawn Time: All Day
  • Spawn Months: North - September, October, November, and December and South - March, April, May, and June

Pond Smelt

  • Location: River
  • Value: 500 Bells
  • Size: Small
  • Spawn Time: All Day
  • Spawn Months: North - January, February, and December and South - June, July, and August

Sweetfish

  • Location: River
  • Value: 900 Bells
  • Size: Medium
  • Spawn Time: All Day
  • Spawn Months: North - July, August, and September and South - January, February, and March

Cherry Salmon

  • Location: River Clifftop
  • Value: 800 Bells
  • Size: Medium
  • Spawn Time: 4 Pm to 9 AM
  • Spawn Months: North - March, April, May, and June and South - March, April, May, September, October, November, and December

Char

  • Location: River Clifftop and Pond
  • Value: 3,800 Bells
  • Size: Medium
  • Spawn Time: 4 PM to 9 AM
  • Spawn Months: North - March, April, May, June, September, October, and November and South - March, April, May, September, October, November, and December.

Golden Trout

  • Location: River Clifftop
  • Value: 15,000 Bells
  • Size: Medium 
  • Spawn Time: 4 PM to 9 AM
  • Spawn Months: North - March, April, May, September, October, and November and South - March, April, May, September, October, and November

Stringfish

  • Location: River Clifftop
  • Value: 15,000 Bells
  • Size: Large
  • Spawn Time: 4 PM to 9 AM
  • Spawn Months: North - January, February, March, and December and South - June, July, August, and September

Salmon

  • Location: River Mouth
  • Value: 700 Bells
  • Size: Medium
  • Spawn Time: All Day
  • Spawn Months: North - September and South - March

King Salmon

  • Location: River Mouth
  • Value: 1,800 Bells
  • Size: Large
  • Spawn Time: All Day
  • Spawn Months: North - September  and South - March

Mitten Crab

  • Location: River
  • Value: 2,000 Bells
  • Size: Small
  • Spawn Time: 4 PM to 9 AM
  • Spawn Months: North - September, October, and November and South - March, April, and May

Guppy

  • Location: River
  • Value: 1,300 Bells
  • Size: 9 AM to 4 PM
  • Spawn Time: 9 AM to 4 PM
  • Spawn Months: North - April, May, June, July, August, September, October, and November and South - January, February, March, April, May, October, November, and December

Nibble Fish

  • Location: River
  • Value: 1,500 Bells
  • Size: Small
  • Spawn Time: 9 AM to 4 PM
  • Spawn Months: North - May, June, July, August, and September and South - January, February, March, November, and December

Angelfish

  • Location: River
  • Value: 3,000 Bells
  • Size: Small
  • Spawn Time: 4 PM to 9 AM
  • Spawn Months: North - May, June, July, August, September, and October and South - January, February, March, April, November and December

Betta

  • Location: River
  • Value: 2,500 Bells
  • Size: Small
  • Spawn Time: 9 AM to 4 PM
  • Spawn Months: North - May, June, July, August, September, and October and South - January, February, March, April, November and December

Neon Tetra

  • Location: River
  • Value: 500 Bells
  • Size: Small
  • Spawn Time: 9 AM to 4 PM
  • Spawn Months: North - April, May, June, July, August, September, October, and November and South - January, February, March, April, May, October, November, and December

Rainbowfish

  • Location: River
  • Value: 800 Bells
  • Size: Small
  • Spawn Time: 9 AM to 4 PM
  • Spawn Months: North - May, June, July, August, September, and October and South - January, February, March, April, November and December

Piranha

  • Location: River
  • Value: 2,500
  • Size: Small
  • Spawn Time: 9 AM to 4 PM and 9 PM to 4 AM
  • Spawn Months: North - June, July, August, and September and South - January, February, March, and December

Arowana 

  • Location: River
  • Value: 10,000 Bells
  • Size: Medium
  • Spawn Time: 4 PM to 9 AM
  • Spawn Months: North - June, July, August, and September and South - January, February, March, and December

Dorado

  • Location: River
  • Value: 15,000
  • Size: Large
  • Spawn Time: 4 AM to 9 PM
  • Spawn Months: North - June, July, August, and September and South - January, February, March, and December

Gar

  • Location: Pond
  • Value: 6,000 Bells
  • Size: Large
  • Spawn Time: 4 PM to 9 AM
  • Spawn Months: North - June, July, August, and September and South - January, February, March, and December

Arapaima

  • Location: River
  • Value: 10,000
  • Size: Large
  • Spawn Time: 4 PM to 9 AM
  • Spawn Months: North - June, July, August, and September and South - January, February, March, and December

Saddled Bichir

  • Location: River
  • Value: 4,000 Bells
  • Size: Medium
  • Spawn Time: 9 PM to 4 AM
  • Spawn Months: North - June, July, August, and September and South - January, February, March, and December

Sturgeon

  • Location: River Mouth
  • Value: 10,000 Bells
  • Size: Large
  • Spawn Time: All Day
  • Spawn Months: North - January, February, March, September, October, November, and December and South - March, April, May, June, July, August, and September

Sea Butterfly

  • Location: Sea
  • Value: 1,000
  • Size: Small
  • Spawn Time: All Day
  • Spawn Months: North - January, February, March, and December and South - June, July, August, and September

Sea Horse

  • Location: Sea
  • Value: 1,100
  • Size: Small
  • Spawn Time: All Day
  • Spawn Months: North - April, May, June, July, August, September, October, and November and South - January, February, March, April, May, October, November, and December

Clown Fish

  • Location: Sea
  • Value: 650 Bells
  • Size: Small
  • Spawn Time: All Day
  • Spawn Months: North - April, May, June, July, August, and September and South - January, February, March, October, November, and December

Surgeonfish

  • Location: Sea
  • Value: 1,000 Bells
  • Size: Small
  • Spawn Time: All Day
  • Spawn Months: North - April, May, June, July, August, and September and South - January, February, March, October, November, and December

Butterfly Fish

  • Location: Sea
  • Value: 1,000 Bells
  • Size: Small
  • Spawn Time: All Day
  • Spawn Months: North - April, May, June, July, August, and September and South - January, February, March, October, November, and December

Napoleon Fish

  • Location: Sea
  • Value: 10,000 Bells
  • Size: Large
  • Spawn Time: 4 AM to 9 PM
  • Spawn Months: North - July and August and South - January and February

Zebra Turkeyfish

  • Location: Sea
  • Value: 500
  • Size: Medium
  • Spawn Time: All Day
  • Spawn Months: North - April, May, June, July, August, September, October, and November and South - January, February, March, April, May, October, November, and December

Blowfish

  • Location: Sea
  • Value: 5,000 Bells
  • Size: Medium
  • Spawn Time: 9 PM to 4 AM
  • Spawn Months: North - January, February, November and December and South - May, June, July, and August

Puffer Fish

  • Location: Sea
  • Value: 250 Bells
  • Size: Medium
  • Spawn Time: All day
  • Spawn Months: North - July, August, and September and South - January, February, and March

Anchovy

  • Location: Sea
  • Value: 200 Bells
  • Size: Small
  • Spawn Time: 4 AM to 9 PM
  • Spawn Months: All Year

Horse Mackerel

  • Location: Sea
  • Value: 150 Bells
  • Size: Small
  • Spawn Time: All Day
  • Spawn Months: All Year

Barred Knifejaw

  • Location: Sea
  • Value: 5,000 Bells
  • Size: Medium
  • Spawn Time: All Day
  • Spawn Months: North - March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, and November and South - January, February, March, April, May, September, October, November, and December

Sea Bass

  • Location: Sea
  • Value: 400 Bells
  • Size: Large
  • Spawn Time: All day
  • Spawn Months: All Year

Red Snapper

  • Location: Sea
  • Value: 3,000 Bells
  • Size: Medium
  • Spawn Time: All Day
  • Spawn Months: All Year

Dab

  • Location: Sea
  • Value: 300 Bells
  • Size: Medium
  • Spawn Time: All Day
  • Spawn Months: North - January, February, March, April, October, November, and December and South - April, May, June, July, August, September, and October

Olive Flounder

  • Location: Sea
  • Value: 800 Bells
  • Size: Large
  • Spawn Time: All Day
  • Spawn Months: All Year

Squid

  • Location: Sea
  • Value: 500 Bells
  • Size: Medium
  • Spawn Time: All Day
  • Spawn Months: North - January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, and December and South - January, February, June, July, August, September, October, November, and December

Moray Eel

  • Location: Sea
  • Value: 2,000 Bells
  • Size: Narrow
  • Spawn Time: All Day
  • Spawn Months: North -  August, September, and October and South - February, March, and April

Ribbon Eel

  • Location: Sea
  • Value: 600 Bells
  • Size: Narrow
  • Spawn Time: All Day
  • Spawn Months: North - June, July, August, September, and October and South - January, February, March, and April

Tuna Fish

  • Location: Pier
  • Value: 7,000 Bells
  • Size: Large
  • Spawn Time: All Day
  • Spawn Months: North - January, February, March, April, November, and December and South - May, June, July, August, September, and October

Blue Marlin

  • Location: Pier
  • Value: 10,000 Bells
  • Size: Large
  • Spawn Time: All day
  • Spawn Months: North - January, February, March, April, July, August, September, November, and December and South - January, February, March, May, June, July, August, September, and October

Giant Trevally

  • Location: Pier
  • Value: 4,500 Bells
  • Size: Large
  • Spawn Time: All Day
  • Spawn Months: North - May, June, July, August, September, and October and South - January, February, March, April, November, and December

Mahi-Mahi Fish

  • Location: Pier
  • Value: 6,000 Bells
  • Size: Large
  • Spawn Time: All day
  • Spawn Months: North - May, June, July, August, September, and October and South - January, February, March, April, November, and December

Ocean Sunfish

  • Location: Sea
  • Value: 4,000 Bells
  • Size: Large
  • Spawn Time: 4 AM to 9 PM
  • Spawn Months: North - July, August, and September and South - January, February, and March

Ray

  • Location: Sea
  • Value: 3,000 Bells
  • Size: Large
  • Spawn Time: 4 AM to 9 PM
  • Spawn Months: North - August, September, October, and November and South - February, March, April, and May

Saw Shark

  • Location: Sea
  • Value: 12,000 Bells
  • Size: Large
  • Spawn Time: 4 PM to 9 AM
  • Spawn Months: North - June, July, August, and September and South - January, February, March, and December

Hammerhead Shark

  • Location: Sea
  • Value: 8,000 Bells
  • Size: Large
  • Spawn Time: 4 PM to 9 AM
  • Spawn Months: North - June, July, August, and September and South - January, February, March, and December

Great White Shark

  • Location: Sea
  • Value: 15,000 Bells
  • Size: Large
  • Spawn Time: 4 PM to 9 AM
  • Spawn Months: North - June, July, August, and September and South - January, February, March, and December

Whale Shark

  • Location: Sea
  • Value: 13,000 Bells
  • Size: Large
  • Spawn Time: All Day
  • Spawn Months: North - June, July, August, and September and South - January, February, March, and December

Suckerfish

  • Location: Sea
  • Value: 1,500 Bells
  • Size: Medium
  • Spawn Time: All Day
  • Spawn Months: North - June, July, August, and September and South - January, February, March, and December

Football Fish

  • Location: Sea
  • Value: 2,500 Bells
  • Size: Medium
  • Spawn Time: 4 PM to 9 AM
  • Spawn Months: North - January, February, March, November, and December and South - May, June, July, August, and September

Oarfish

  • Location: Sea
  • Value: 9,000 Bells
  • Size: Large
  • Spawn Time: All Day
  • Spawn Months: North - January, February, March, April, May, and December and South -  May, June, July, August, September, October, and November

Barreleye Fish

  • Location: Sea
  • Value: 15,000 Bells
  • Size: Small
  • Spawn Time: 9 PM to 4 AM
  • Spawn Months: All Year

Coelacanth

  • Location: Sea when it is raining
  • Value: 15,000 Bells
  • Size: Large
  • Spawn Time: All Day
  • Spawn Months: All Year

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