- "I caught a saw shark! You could call it a sea saw!" —New Horizons
|Scientific name||Pristiophorus japonicus|
(Japanese saw shark)
|Family||Pristiophoridae (saw sharks)|
The Saw Shark (ノコギリザメ, Nokogirizame) is a fish that can be found in the sea from June until September from 4 pm to 9 am in Animal Crossing: New Leaf and Animal Crossing: New Horizons. It has a large shadow with a fin and can be sold for 12,000 Bells.
In New Leaf
In Pocket Camp
In New Horizons
Donating to the museum
Donating in New Leaf
"Saw sharks got their name from their long head lined with spikelike teeth much like a chain-saw blade. Sensors located below their mouths detect prey as they press their flat bodies against the seabed to search. They will sometimes swing their 'saws' wildly amid a school of fish, catching any that are struck."
Donating in New Horizons
"As you might expect from the name, the saw shark is a shark with the head that resembles a saw. This unusual appendage is used both to dig potential prey out of the sand and as a weapon against said prey. Given that, it seems like a more appropriate name would have been 'shovel-sword shark,' eh wot?"
Names in other languages