The world of Animal Crossing: New Horizons has a variety of creatures that players can encounter and catch. Some of these unique creatures are found in aquatic environments, with one of them being the Sea Butterfly. This fish would be an excellent addition to the collection of any player. Fortunately, we have everything you need to know to encounter and catch the Sea Butterfly in Animal Crossing: New Horizons covered for you.

Sea Butterfly Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Players will find that the Sea Butterfly will spawn in the ocean, so those interested in obtaining this aquatic creature will need to visit the ocean surrounding their island or someone else's island. However, players can not find these creatures in the ocean at any time of the year. The Sea Butterfly will spawn in the ocean between December and March in the Northern Hemisphere. Animal Crossing: New Horizons players in the Southern Hemisphere will be able to encounter and catch the Sea Butterfly between June and September. 

It is also important to note that this creature will spawn at any time of the day. Players can encounter and catch the Sea Butterfly anytime they want. This spawning schedule means that players will not have to set aside some dedicated time during a specific period if they want to have a chance at catching one of these critters in the ocean. 

Sea Butterfly Animal Crossing New Horizons

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You will find that this aquatic creature is small, which means those looking to catch the Sea Butterfly will need to focus on small shadow sizes when fishing in the sea. This particular creature is worth a total of 1,000 Bells, so players can acquire a large amount of Bells if they gather and sell one of these creatures. 

There is no doubt that players can reap some benefits by taking the time to search out and catch these fish in the ocean surrounding their island. 

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