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This article is about the fish. For other uses, see Bass (disambiguation).

Artwork of bass
Real-world info
Name: Lepomis cyanellus
Family: Centrarchidae - Freshwater sunfish
Main appearances

Other appearances
Names in other languages

The bass is a river fish in the Animal Crossing series introduced in Doubutsu no Mori. In games following Doubutsu no Mori e+, the bass along with the small bass and large bass are replaced by a similar fish, the black bass.

Catch details[edit]

In Animal Crossing[edit]

"I caught a bass! If I can catch a drummer, maybe I'll form a band!"
Time of year[nb 1] All year
Time of day All day
Location River
Shadow size Medium
Selling price  300 Bells
Feng shui None
Furniture size 1.0 x 1.0

Donating to the museum[edit]

In Animal Crossing[edit]

When donated to the museum, Blathers will give the following generic comment about the bass:

"This is one of those fish that seem to mysteriously disappear from time to time. Drives fishermen batty, wot! Have no fear, dear friend! You're leaving this beauty in very good wings, hmmm? Hoo! Owl humor. Hoo hoo!"


Names in other languages[edit]

Japanese ふつうのバス
Futsū no basu
Regular bass

Simplified Chinese 鲈鱼
Striped bass

German Barsch Bass

European Spanish Perca Perch

European French Bar Bass

Italian Boccalone Bass


  1. All bugs and fish in the first-generation games can appear at a lower spawn rate up to five days before the start of their first month of availability.