Since its release in March 2020, Animal Crossing: New Horizons has become one of the most popular and widely-played Nintendo Switch games of all time. With its easy-to-learn mechanics and calming atmosphere, the game has attracted a huge fan base of players around the world. One of the game’s most charming features is its large variety of sea creatures, ranging from fish to invertebrates to deep-sea monsters. Below is an Animal Crossing: New Horizons sea creatures complete list and price guide.
The majority of sea creatures you can catch in Animal Crossing: New Horizons are fish, ranging from common species like carp and catfish to rarer catches such as sharks and coelacanths. The exact type, size, and price vary depending on your island’s local climate. Smaller fish tend to be more common and sell for less money than their larger counterparts. In addition, some fish are only available during certain times of the year or in specific bodies of water on your island.
While many rare fish will fetch a nice price if sold at Nook’s Cranny, some species can be more valuable if donated to Blathers at the museum instead. These include valuable types such as sharks, which can sell for up to 15K Bells but may be worth even more when donated due to their rarity.
Invertebrates & Crustaceans
From jellyfish that float around your shoreline to highly sought after crabs found in the ocean depths, Animal Crossing: New Horizons also includes several invertebrates within its collection of sea creatures. Many invertebrates are easier to spot due to their unique bright colors or distinctive movement patterns (especially octopuses). While there is no shortage of these delightful creatures on your island both rarer species