Fish Guide

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pebble crab
12   Coastlines 
A small bluish-grey crab found in tide pools along the La Noscean coast.

A small bluish-grey crab found in tide pools along the La Noscean coast. Their tendency to cut fishing lines and steal bait from hooks makes these wavekin despised by fishers.
mudskipper
13   Lakes 
An amphibious fish which can survive for bells out of water as long as its skin remains moist. When on land, the mudskipper uses its pectoral fins to “wander” about in search of shelter. Because of this trait, the fish is sometimes associated with the god Oschon.

An amphibious fish which can survive for bells out of water as long as its skin remains moist. When on land, the mudskipper uses its pectoral fins to “wander” about in search of shelter. Because of this trait, the fish is sometimes associated with the god Oschon.
rainbow trout
15   Rivers 
Found in the crystal-clear rivers and lakes of Mor Dhona and Coerthas, this fish's scales reflect all seven colors of the rainbow, making it difficult to locate in the water.

Found in the crystal-clear rivers and lakes of Mor Dhona and Coerthas, this fish's scales reflect all seven colors of the rainbow, making it difficult to locate in the water.
river crab
15   Rivers 
A tiny freshwater crustacean commonly found in rivers throughout Eorzea.

A tiny freshwater crustacean commonly found in rivers throughout Eorzea. Known to feed on dead fish and algae, it is believed that if the river crab were ever to disappear, the realm's waters would quickly become fouled with corruption.
tiger cod
15   Coastlines 
A striped saltwater fish indigenous to the cold northern waters of the Bloodbrine Sea.

A striped saltwater fish indigenous to the cold northern waters of the Bloodbrine Sea. The name “tiger” is said to have been taken from a similarly striped beast native to the faraway jungles of Othard.
Ala Mhigan fighting fish
16   Lakes 
A beautiful blue freshwater fish known for its violent disposition.

A beautiful blue freshwater fish known for its violent disposition. When put in a pond or tank with another of its species, the two will battle each other until one is dead.
helmet crab
16   Coastlines 
This saltwater wavekin, most commonly found in the shallows of the Strait of Merlthor, is protected by a hard shell resembling a helmet.

This saltwater wavekin, most commonly found in the shallows of the Strait of Merlthor, is protected by a hard shell resembling a helmet. Renowned naturalist (assistant) Atelloune claims that (after slaying a few score) the shells share a similarity to those of diremites, and that therefore the two species must be related.
faerie bass
17   Lakes 
A common freshwater fish found in rivers and lakes in almost every corner of Eorzea. A staple for many of the realm's smallfolk.

A common freshwater fish found in rivers and lakes in almost every corner of Eorzea. A staple for many of the realm's smallfolk.
acorn snail
17   Rivers 
Believed to have hitched a ride on the hull of a trade ship, the acorn snail is an invasive species originally from the New World, far to the west. As it has few natural predators in Eorzea, its numbers have exploded in recent years.

Believed to have hitched a ride on the hull of a trade ship, the acorn snail is an invasive species originally from the New World, far to the west. As it has few natural predators in Eorzea, its numbers have exploded in recent years.
Rothlyt oyster
17   Coastlines 
Also known as the milk of the sea, these tasty bivalve mollusks can be found on sea rocks all around Eorzea, but it is said the plumpest, most succulent grow in the nutrient-rich waters of the Rothlyt Sound.

Also known as the milk of the sea, these tasty bivalve mollusks can be found on sea rocks all around Eorzea, but it is said the plumpest, most succulent grow in the nutrient-rich waters of the Rothlyt Sound.
dark sleeper
18   Rivers 
A small freshwater fish originally from the eastern continent of Othard. It is said that the first dark sleeper was introduced to Eorzea by an exiled Lalafellin prince who wished to once again experience the luxuries of his homeland.

A small freshwater fish originally from the eastern continent of Othard. It is said that the first dark sleeper was introduced to Eorzea by an exiled Lalafellin prince who wished to once again experience the luxuries of his homeland.
La Noscean perch
18   Rivers 
A fair-sized freshwater fish found distributed evenly throughout the lakes and rivers of lower Vylbrand.

A fair-sized freshwater fish found distributed evenly throughout the lakes and rivers of lower Vylbrand. Is known to feed on minnows, making lures shaped like the tiny wavekin the perfect bait for landing a perch.
Navigator's dagger
18   Deep Sea 
These thin, long saltwater fish will oft jump out of the water and glide for yalms across the surface, using their pectoral fins as ersatz wings.

These long, thin saltwater fish will oft jump out of the water and glide for yalms across the surface, using their pectoral fins as ersatz wings. Some fishers today still believe that the wavekin are knives thrown by Llymlaen at Her enemies.
moat carp
19   Lakes 
This freshwater fish is found in lakes and marshes throughout the Black Shroud...but rarely in moats.

Historic records state that these carp were originally introduced to the Jadeite Flood to serve as food in the event of a siege. Legend has that a man in a faraway kingdom once caught ten thousand in a single sitting.
angelfish
19   Deep Sea M (2) 
A small colorful fish native to the warmer waters of the seas near Meracydia. Since the Calamity, more and more have been caught off Eorzea's southern coastline.

[Suitable for display in aquariums tier 2 and higher.]

A small colorful fish native to the warmer waters of the seas near Meracydia. Since the Calamity, more and more have been caught off Eorzea's southern coastline.
copperfish
20   Lakes S (1) 
The copperfish's dull orange scales─a hue rare in freshwater wavekin─make this species popular amongst Ul'dahn nobles, who apparently prefer even their fish to be the color of their coin.

[Suitable for display in aquariums tier 1 and higher.]

The copperfish's dull orange scales─a hue rare in freshwater wavekin─make this species popular amongst Ul'dahn nobles, who apparently prefer even their fish the color of their coin. Not native to Eorzea, it is believed the first copperfish were brought to the realm by Far East traders.
bluebell salmon
20   Rivers 
Hatched far up inland rivers, bluebell salmon will travel all the way downstream to the Indigo Deep where they will spend the majority of their adulthood. Then, however, when it comes time to spawn, they will return back upstream to the place of their birth.

Hatched far up inland rivers, bluebell salmon will travel all the way downstream to the Indigo Deep where they will spend the majority of their adulthood. Then, however, when it comes time to spawn, they will return back upstream to the place of their birth.
razor clam
20   Coastlines 
A long bivalved mollusk most commonly found buried in the beaches of islands situated in the Rhotano Sea. They are known to leap out of their burrows when surprised or agitated.

A long bivalved mollusk most commonly found buried in the beaches of islands situated in the Rhotano Sea. They are known to leap out of their burrows when surprised or agitated.
mudcrab
21   Rivers 
As its name implies, the mudcrab spends most of its life in the muddy freshwater shallows of swamps and moors.

As its name implies, the mudcrab spends most of its life in the muddy freshwater shallows of swamps and moors. There are still some superstitious smallfolk who believe that the wavekin are actually the spawn of golems, and will go out of their way to crush them under rocks upon finding one.
blue octopus
21   Deep Sea 
The somber blue tone of its skin does not make this variety of octopus any more docile than its crimson cousins. It is a crafty hunter who lurks in the shadows, snatching unwary prey and strangling it with its powerful eight arms before shredding it with its razor-sharp beak.

The somber blue tone of its skin does not indicate that this variety of octopus is any more docile than its crimson cousins. It is a crafty hunter which lurks in the shadows, snatching unwary prey and strangling it with its powerful eight arms before shredding it with its razor-sharp beak.
tri-colored carp
21   Rivers M (2) 
Patches of gold, silver, and bronze cover this medium-sized freshwater fish's body, making it a favorite choice for the private garden pools of Ul'dahn nobles.

[Suitable for display in aquariums tier 2 and higher.]

Patches of gold, silver, and bronze cover this medium-sized freshwater fish's body, making it a favorite choice for the private garden pools of Ul'dahn nobles. Without selective breeding practices, however, the tri-colored carp will almost always lose its beautiful hues in the span of but a few generations.
eunuch crayfish
22   Rivers 
The grip of this tiny freshwater crustacean's claw is so strong, it has been the end of many a Lalafell's fingers...and more. Take care when handling.

Thought to be born of blood spilled by Azeyma, the Warden, the grip of this tiny freshwater crustacean's claw is so strong, it has been the end of many a Lalafell's fingers...and more. Take care when handling.
jade eel
22   Rivers 
Similar to salmon, this green-grey freshwater eel lives the majority of its life in the salty waters of the sea, returning to inland rivers to only spawn and die.

Similar to salmon, this green-grey freshwater eel lives the majority of its life in the salty waters of the sea, returning to inland rivers to only spawn and die.
blowfish
22   Coastlines M (2) 
A saltwater fish that, when provoked, blows up to three times its normal size to intimidate the would-be attacker. It is also known to have an organ which contains a potent silencing poison.

[Suitable for display in aquariums tier 2 and higher.]

A saltwater fish that, when provoked, blows up to three times its normal size to intimidate the would-be attacker. It is also known to have an organ which contains a potent silencing poison.
pond mussel
23   Lakes 
This bivalved freshwater mollusk with a tear-shaped shell can be found either clinging to the side of submerged boulders or simply lying half-buried in the mud.

This bivalved freshwater mollusk with a tear-shaped shell can be found either clinging to the side of submerged boulders or simply lying half-buried in the mud. As any impurity it consumes will remain in its body for the duration of its lifespan, the pond mussel can be used to determine the level of water corruption.


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