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''Not to be confused with [[Sea Butterfly]]''
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:''Not to be confused with [[Sea Butterfly]]''
{{caught|I caught a butterfly fish! I didn't even have to use a net!|City Folk}}
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{{Infobox Fish
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|name= Butterfly Fish
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|ja-name= チョウチョウウオ
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|ko-name= 나비고기
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|zh-name= 耳带蝴蝶鱼
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|fr-name= Poisson-papillon
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|it-name= Pesce farfalla
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|es-name= Pez mariposa
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|de-name= Falterfisch
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|nl-name= Koraalvlinder
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|ru-name= Рыба-бабочка
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|image= Butterfly Fish NH.png
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|scientific name= {{wp|Chaetodon auripes}}<br><small>(Oriental butterflyfish)</small>
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|family= {{wp|Chaetodontidae}} <small>(butterflyfishes)</small>
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|appearance= {{CF}},<br>{{NL}},<br>{{NH}}
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}}
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The '''Butterfly Fish''' (チョウチョウウオ, ''Chōchō̄-uo'') is a small, yellow [[fish]] that appears in the [[sea]] during [[April]] to [[September]]. It is uncommon and can be found all day long. This fish will sell for 1,000 [[Bells]], and must not be confused with the [[Sea Butterfly]], which also sells for 1,000 Bells, but appears in [[winter]]. The Butterflyfish appears in {{CF}}, {{NL}}, and {{NH}}.
  
{{caught|I caught a butterfly fish! As mayor, welcome to my pockets!|New Leaf (if mayor)}}
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==Catch details==
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===In {{CF|short|nolink}}===
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{{CFFishInfo
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|number=43
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|image=Butterfly Fish CF Render.png
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|catchphrase=I caught a butterfly fish! I didn't even have to use a net!
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|description=These are said to use their bright colors to communicate with their peers.
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|times=April - September: All Day
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|times-peak=
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|location=Sea
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|shadow-size=Small
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|fish-size=About 7.2 inches (18 cm)
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|rarity=
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|sell=1,000
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|tank-width=1.0
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|tank-length=1.0
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}}
  
{{caught|I caught a butterfly fish! Keep flying, fishy!|New Leaf (if not mayor/visiting another town)}}
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===In {{NL|short|nolink}}===
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{{NLFishInfo
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|name = Butterfly Fish
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|number = 47
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|image = Butterflyfish HHD Icon.png
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|catchphrase = I caught a butterfly fish! As mayor, welcome to my pockets!
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|catchphrase2 = I caught a butterfly fish! Keep flying, fishy!
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|times = April - September: All Day
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|times-peak = May - June
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|location = Sea (including [[Tortimer Island]])
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|shadow-size = Small
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|fish-size = 18cm
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|rarity =
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|sell = 1,000
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|tank-width = 1.0
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|tank-length = 1.0
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}}
  
{{Caught|I caught a butterfly fish! Did it change from a caterpillar fish?|New Horizons}}
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===In {{PC|short|nolink}}===
{{Infobox Fish
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{{PCFishInfo
|name= Butterflyfish
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|number = 99
|s-name=Pez mariposa
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|image = Butterfly Fish PC Icon.png
|image= Butterfly Fish NH.png
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|location = Saltwater Shores
|scientific name= Forcipiger flavissimus
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|shadow-size = Small
|family= Chaetodontidae - Butterflyfish
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|fish-size = 15.0 cm - 21.0 cm
|timeyear= [[April]] to [[September]]
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|rarity = ★★
|timeday= All day
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|catch-rate = Cannot be caught at this time.
|found= [[Ocean]]
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|sell = 500
|size= About 18 cm
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|reward-bells = 1,500
|shadow= Small
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|reward-exp = 3
|rarity= Uncommon
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|reward-misc = Fortune Cookie {{Colorshow|999|(20%)}}, Bronze Treats {{Colorshow|999|(30%)}}
|price= 1,000 [[Bells]]
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}}
|appearances= {{CF}},<br>{{NL}},<br>{{NH}}
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===In {{NH|short|nolink}}===
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{{NHFishInfo
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| name = Butterfly Fish
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| number = 51
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| image = Butterfly Fish NH Icon.png
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| catchphrase = I caught a butterfly fish! Did it change from a caterpillar fish?
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| n-availability = Apr – Sep
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| n-m4 = Yes
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| n-m5 = Yes
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| n-m6 = Yes
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| n-m7 = Yes
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| n-m8 = Yes
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| n-m9 = Yes
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| s-availability = Oct – Mar
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| s-m1 = Yes
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| s-m2 = Yes
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| s-m3 = Yes
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| s-m10 = Yes
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| s-m11 = Yes
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| s-m12 = Yes
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| time = All day
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| location = Sea
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| shadow-size = Small
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| rarity =
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| sell-nook = 1000
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| sell-cj = 1500
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| tank-width = 1.0
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| tank-length = 1.0
 
}}
 
}}
The '''Butterflyfish''' (チョウチョウウオ, ''Chōchō̄o'') is a small, yellow [[fish]] that appears in the [[ocean]] during [[April]] to [[September]]. It is uncommon. It can be found all day long. This fish will sell for 1,000 [[Bells]], and must not be confused with the [[Sea Butterfly]], which also sells for 1,000 Bells, but appears in [[winter]]. The Butterflyfish appears in {{CF}}, {{NL}}, and {{NH}}.
 
  
==Donation to the Museum==
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==Donating to the Museum==
===In ''City Folk''===
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===In {{CF|short|nolink}}===
Upon donating the Butterflyfish to the [[Museum]], [[Blathers]] will say;
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Upon donating the Butterfly Fish to the [[Museum]], [[Blathers]] will say;
  
''"This is a butterflyfish, but the truth is that there are over 100 varieties of this creature... They live in the oceans of the far south, and each variety has its own distinctive coloration. These fish are most often seen socializing in groups among stalks of coral. Rather chatty, wot?"''
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''"This is a butterfly fish, but the truth is that there are over 100 varieties of this creature... They live in the oceans of the far south, and each variety has its own distinctive coloration. These fish are most often seen socializing in groups among stalks of coral. Rather chatty, wot?"''
  
It can be found in the back tank with the other ocean fish.
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It can be found in the back tank with the other sea fish.
  
===In ''New Leaf''===
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===In {{NL|short|nolink}}===
  
Upon donation to the museum, the information board in front of the tank that houses the Butterflyfish says:
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Upon donation to the museum, the information board in front of the tank that houses the Butterfly fish says:
  
 
''"Butterfly fish are considered very cute pets, popular because of their beautiful nature. They glide through the warm seas by flapping their yellow bodies as if they were butterflies. Their diets are surprisingly hardy, as they gobble coral and poisonous anemones using narrow mouths. Butterfly-fish couples have been known to live together for 10 years or more. Often they can be seen swimming around in pairs. You'll likely never find a better underwater romance."''
 
''"Butterfly fish are considered very cute pets, popular because of their beautiful nature. They glide through the warm seas by flapping their yellow bodies as if they were butterflies. Their diets are surprisingly hardy, as they gobble coral and poisonous anemones using narrow mouths. Butterfly-fish couples have been known to live together for 10 years or more. Often they can be seen swimming around in pairs. You'll likely never find a better underwater romance."''
  
===In ''New Horizons''===
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===In {{NH|short|nolink}}===
 
When donating to the museum, Blathers will say the following:
 
When donating to the museum, Blathers will say the following:
  
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==Fishing Tourney==
 
==Fishing Tourney==
===''New Leaf''===
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==={{NL|short|nolink}}===
 
[[Chip]] will say this when given a Butterfly Fish:
 
[[Chip]] will say this when given a Butterfly Fish:
  
 
:''"Now, with a butterfly fish, you want to salt and then grill that guy right up. I'm not that picky, of course, so I'm just gonna scarf it raw!"''
 
:''"Now, with a butterfly fish, you want to salt and then grill that guy right up. I'm not that picky, of course, so I'm just gonna scarf it raw!"''
  
==Encyclopedia information==
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==Gallery==
===''City Folk''===
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{{Gallery||Icons}}
{{FishInfoCF
 
|quote = These are said to use their bright colors to communicate with their peers.
 
|size = About 18 cm
 
|habitat = Ocean
 
|season= Spring to fall
 
}}
 
  
 
==Further information==
 
==Further information==
[[Image:butterflyfish.jpg|thumb|200px|left|The real life butterflyfish.]]
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[[File:butterflyfish.jpg|thumb|200px|left|The real life butterfly fish.]]
 
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This butterfly fish is the oriental butterflyfish (''Chaetodon auripes''). There are many species of butterfly fish, some of which bear a resemblance to the [[barred knifejaw]].
This butterflyfish is a Yellow Longnose Butterflyfish (''Forcipiger longirostris''). In the game, it does not have the long nose. There are many species of butterflyfish, some of which bear a resemblance to the [[barred knifejaw]].
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{{See Wikipedia|Chaetodon auripes}}
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{{Clear}}
  
 
==Names in other languages==
 
==Names in other languages==
 
{{Foreignname
 
{{Foreignname
|Fra=Poisson-papillon
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|ja=チョウチョウウオ
|FraM=Same as English name.
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|ja-r=Chōchō̄-uo
|Spa=Pez mariposa
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|ja-m=(Oriental) butterflyfish
|SpaM=Same as English name.
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|es=Pez mariposa
|Ita=Pesce farfalla
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|es-m=—
|ItaM=Same as English name.
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|fr=Poisson-papillon
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|fr-m=—
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|nl=Koraalvlinder
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|nl-m=Coral butterfly
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|de=Falterfisch
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|de-m=Butterfly fish
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|it=Pesce farfalla
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|it-m=—
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|ko= 나비고기
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|ko-r= nabigogi
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|ko-m= (Oriental) butterflyfish
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|zh=耳带蝴蝶鱼
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|zh-r=ěrdài húdiéyú
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|zh-m= Oriental butterflyfish (lit. "Ear-stripe butterflyfish")
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|zht=耳帶蝴蝶魚
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|ChiTR=ěrdài húdiéyú
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|ChiTM=Oriental butterflyfish (lit. "Ear-stripe butterflyfish")
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|ru=Рыба-бабочка
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|ru-r=Ryba-babochka
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|ru-m=''Chaetodon'' (genus of butterflyfish)
 
}}
 
}}
  
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{{fish}}
 
{{fish}}
 
[[Category:Fish]]
 
[[Category:Fish]]
[[Category:Ocean Fish]]
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[[Category:Sea Fish]]
 
[[Category:City Folk fish]]
 
[[Category:City Folk fish]]
 
[[Category:New Leaf fish]]
 
[[Category:New Leaf fish]]
 
[[Category:New Horizons fish]]
 
[[Category:New Horizons fish]]
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[[Category:Pocket Camp fish]]

Latest revision as of 00:04, July 4, 2020

Not to be confused with Sea Butterfly
Butterfly Fish
 
Japanese チョウチョウウオ Korean 나비고기 Chinese 耳带蝴蝶鱼
French Poisson-papillon Italian Pesce farfalla Spanish Pez mariposa
German Falterfisch Dutch Koraalvlinder Russian Рыба-бабочка
Butterfly Fish NH.png
Scientific name Chaetodon auripes
(Oriental butterflyfish)
Family Chaetodontidae (butterflyfishes)
Main Appearances
Other Appearances


The Butterfly Fish (チョウチョウウオ, Chōchō̄-uo) is a small, yellow fish that appears in the sea during April to September. It is uncommon and can be found all day long. This fish will sell for 1,000 Bells, and must not be confused with the Sea Butterfly, which also sells for 1,000 Bells, but appears in winter. The Butterflyfish appears in Animal Crossing: City Folk, Animal Crossing: New Leaf, and Animal Crossing: New Horizons.

Catch details[edit]

In City Folk[edit]

#43

Butterfly Fish
"I caught a butterfly fish! I didn't even have to use a net!"

Description These are said to use their bright colors to communicate with their peers.
Times April - September: All Day
Peak Times
Location Sea
Shadow Size Small
Fish Size About 7.2 inches (18 cm)
Rarity
Selling Prices 99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 1,000 Bells
Tank Size 1.0 x 1.0

In New Leaf[edit]

#47

Butterfly Fish
"I caught a butterfly fish! As mayor, welcome to my pockets!"

Alternate catchphrase: "I caught a butterfly fish! Keep flying, fishy!"

Times April - September: All Day
Peak Times May - June
Location Sea (including Tortimer Island)
Shadow Size Small
Fish Size 18cm
Rarity
Selling Price 99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 1,000 Bells
Tank Size 1.0 x 1.0

In Pocket Camp[edit]

#99

Butterfly Fish

Event Availability None
Location Saltwater Shores
Shadow Size Small
Fish Size 15.0 cm - 21.0 cm
Rarity ★★
Catch Rate Cannot be caught at this time.
Selling Price 99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 500 Bells
Request Reward 99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 1,500 Bells, 3 Heart PC Icon.png Friendship Points
Fortune Cookie (20%), Bronze Treats (30%)

In New Horizons[edit]

#51

Butterfly Fish
"I caught a butterfly fish! Did it change from a caterpillar fish?"

Time of Year North: Apr – Sep
South: Oct – Mar
Time of Day All day
Location Sea
Shadow Size Small
Rarity
Total Catch
Selling Prices Nook's Cranny NH Map Icon.png Nook's Cranny99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 1000 Bells
C.J. NH Character Icon.png C.J.99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 1500 Bells
Tank Size 1.0 x 1.0

Donating to the Museum[edit]

In City Folk[edit]

Upon donating the Butterfly Fish to the Museum, Blathers will say;

"This is a butterfly fish, but the truth is that there are over 100 varieties of this creature... They live in the oceans of the far south, and each variety has its own distinctive coloration. These fish are most often seen socializing in groups among stalks of coral. Rather chatty, wot?"

It can be found in the back tank with the other sea fish.

In New Leaf[edit]

Upon donation to the museum, the information board in front of the tank that houses the Butterfly fish says:

"Butterfly fish are considered very cute pets, popular because of their beautiful nature. They glide through the warm seas by flapping their yellow bodies as if they were butterflies. Their diets are surprisingly hardy, as they gobble coral and poisonous anemones using narrow mouths. Butterfly-fish couples have been known to live together for 10 years or more. Often they can be seen swimming around in pairs. You'll likely never find a better underwater romance."

In New Horizons[edit]

When donating to the museum, Blathers will say the following:

"Ah, the butterfly fish is just charming with its beautiful colors and elegant movements. I refer to it as a butterfly fish, but it's actually a grouping in which there are over 100 types! These beautiful aquatic friends swim in schools amid coral, fluttering back and forth with the tides. The sheer awe one must experience when witnessing such a sight. It must be a dream! So much better than actual butterflies..."

Fishing Tourney[edit]

New Leaf[edit]

Chip will say this when given a Butterfly Fish:

"Now, with a butterfly fish, you want to salt and then grill that guy right up. I'm not that picky, of course, so I'm just gonna scarf it raw!"

Gallery[edit]

Further information[edit]

The real life butterfly fish.

This butterfly fish is the oriental butterflyfish (Chaetodon auripes). There are many species of butterfly fish, some of which bear a resemblance to the barred knifejaw. Small Wikipedia logo.png More information on this topic is available at Wikipedia.

Names in other languages[edit]

Japanese チョウチョウウオ
Chōchō̄-uo
(Oriental) butterflyfish

Korean 나비고기
nabigogi
(Oriental) butterflyfish

Simplified Chinese
Traditional Chinese
耳带蝴蝶鱼 / 耳帶蝴蝶魚
ěrdài húdiéyú
Oriental butterflyfish (lit. "Ear-stripe butterflyfish")

Russian Рыба-бабочка
Ryba-babochka
Chaetodon (genus of butterflyfish)

Dutch Koraalvlinder Coral butterfly

German Falterfisch Butterfly fish

European Spanish Pez mariposa

European French Poisson-papillon

Italian Pesce farfalla