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Animal Crossing: New Horizons New Fish in May

Animal Crossing New Horizons May Fish

April is almost over, which means a new month of fish is right around the corner for New Horizons players. Some fish only spawn in specific months, so you might be wondering what new ones May will bring. Well, our guide for Animal Crossing New Horizons May fish will show you exactly what to expect.

May Day Event will also be starting on May 1 and run until May 7. Be sure to use your May Day Ticket and go on a tour of the new limited-time mystery island.

Animal Crossing New Horizons May Fish

Down below you can find a complete list of fish you can catch in the waters of Animal Crossing New Horizons in the month of May, broken out by Northern and Southern Hemispheres.

Complete List of May Fish (Northern Hemisphere)

Below you can find the complete list of fish coming to ACNH in May. Here’s a quick breakdown of the NEW fish for the month:

  • Frog
  • Catfish
  • Nibble Fish
  • Angelfish
  • Betta
  • Rainbowfish
  • Giant Trevally
  • Mahi-mahi
FishPriceLocationShadowTime of Day
Anchovy200OceanSmall4 AM – 9 PM
Angelfish3,000RiverSmall4 PM – 9 AM
Barred knifejaw5,000OceanMediumAll day
Barreleye15,000OceanSmall9 PM – 4 AM
Betta2,500RiverSmall9 AM – 4 PM
Black bass400RiverMediumAll day
Bluegill180RiverSmall9 AM – 4 PM
Butterfly fish1,000OceanSmallAll day
Carp300PondMediumAll day
Catfish800PondMedium4 PM – 9 AM
Char3,800Clifftop RiverMedium4 PM – 9 AM
Cherry salmon1,000Clifftop RiverMedium4 PM – 9 AM
Clown fish650OceanTinyAll day
Coelacanth15,000Ocean (Rain)HugeAll day
Crawfish200PondSmallAll day
Crucian carp160RiverSmallAll day
Dace240RiverMedium4 PM – 9 AM
Freshwater Goby400RiverSmall4 PM – 9 AM
Frog120PondSmallAll day
Giant Trevally4,500PierLargeAll day
Golden Trout15,000Clifftop RiverMedium4 PM – 9 AM
Goldfish1,300PondTinyAll day
Guppy1,300RiverTiny9 AM – 4 PM
Horse Mackerel150OceanSmallAll day
Killifish300PondTinyAll day
Koi4,000PondMedium4 PM – 9 AM
Loach400RiverSmallAll day
Mahi-mahi6,000PierLargeAll day
Neon Tetra500RiverTiny9 AM – 4 PM
Nibble Fish1,500RiverTiny9 AM – 4 PM
Oarfish9,000OceanHugeAll day
Olive Flounder800OceanLargeAll day
Pale Chub200RiverTiny9 AM – 4 PM
Pop-eyed goldfish1,300PondTiny9 AM – 4 PM
Rainbowfish800RiverTiny9 AM – 4 PM
Ranchu Goldfish4,500PondSmall9 AM – 4 PM
Red snapper3,000OceanMediumAll day
Sea Bass400OceanLargeAll day
Sea Horse1,100OceanTinyAll day
Snapping Turtle5,000RiverLarge9 PM – 4 AM
Squid500OceanMediumAll day
Surgeonfish1,000OceanSmallAll day
Tadpole100PondTinyAll day
Zebra Turkeyfish500OceanMediumAll day
Animal Crossing New Horizons May Fish Northern Hemisphere

Complete List of May Fish (Southern Hemisphere)

Below you can find a complete list of May fish in ACNH. Here’s a quick breakdown of the NEW fish available in May:

  • Blowfish
  • Tuna
  • Blue Marlin
  • Football Fish
FishPriceLocationShadowTime of Day
Anchovy200OceanSmall4 AM – 9 PM
Barred knifejaw5,000OceanMediumAll day
Barreleye15,000OceanSmall9 PM – 4 AM
Bitterling900RiverTinyAll day
Black bass400RiverMediumAll day
Blowfish5,000OceanMedium6pm – 4 AM
Blue marlin10,000PierHugeAll day
Bluegill180RiverSmall9 AM – 4 PM
Carp300PondMediumAll day
Char3,800River (Clifftop)Medium4 PM – 9 AM
Cherry salmon1,000River (Clifftop)Medium4 PM – 9 AM
Coelacanth15,000Ocean (Rain)HugeAll day
Crucian carp160RiverSmallAll day
Dab300OceanMediumAll day
Dace240RiverMedium4 PM – 9 AM
Football fish2,500OceanMedium4 PM – 9 AM
Freshwater goby400RiverSmall4 PM – 9 AM
Golden trout15,000River (Clifftop)Medium4 PM – 9 AM
Goldfish1,300PondTinyAll day
Guppy1,300RiverTiny9 AM – 4 PM
Horse mackerel150OceanSmallAll day
Koi4,000PondMedium4 PM – 9 AM
Mitten crab2,000RiverSmall4 PM – 9 AM
Neon tetra500RiverTiny9 AM – 4 PM
Olive flounder800OceanLargeAll day
Pale chub200RiverTiny9 AM – 4 PM
Pike1,800RiverLargeAll day
Pop-eyed goldfish1,300PondTiny9 AM – 4 PM
Ranchu goldfish4,500PondSmall9 AM – 4 PM
Ray3,000OceanLarge4 AM – 9 PM
Red snapper3,000OceanMediumAll day
Sea Bass400OceanLargeAll day
Sea Horse1,100OceanTinyAll day
Sturgeon10,000River (Mouth)HugeAll day
Tuna7,000PierHugeAll day
Yellow perch300RiverMediumAll day
Zebra turkeyfish500OceanMediumAll day
Animal Crossing New Horizons May Fish Southern Hemisphere

If you are interested in seeing the complete list of fish for all months, check out our Fish Prices and Locations Guide.

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