Fish Guide

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emperor fish
50 ★  Rivers L (4) 
This giant freshwater fish lives out its adulthood feeding in the Indigo Deep before returning all the way back up to the head of the White Maiden to spawn.

[Suitable for display in aquariums tier 3 and higher.]

This giant freshwater fish lives out its adulthood feeding in the Indigo Deep before returning all the way back up to the head of the White Maiden to spawn. Its eggs are considered a delicacy among Ishgardian nobility and the Ul'dahn elite, and this has led to severe overfishing of the species. Now it is believed that only a few hundred remain.
bowfin
50 ★  Rivers 
Record of the bowfin being caught in the Black Shroud dates back to the time of the first Elezen settlers.

Records of the bowfin being caught in the Black Shroud date back to the time of the first Elezen settlers, and according to the Seedseers of Stillglade Fane, the elementals tell us that the elongated wavekin was one of the first of the Twelve's creations.
heliobatis
50 ★★  Rivers 
A flat freshwater bottom-feeder found predominantly in marshes and swamps, where it can hide under the blanket of organic detritus collected on the floor.

A flat freshwater bottom-feeder found predominantly in marshes and swamps, where it can hide under the blanket of organic detritus collected on the floor. Some naturalists claim this particular species of wavekin can see up to a thousand summers...though, as the average life expectancy of a naturalist is but four score summers, these claims hold little weight.
megalodon
50 ★★  Deep Sea XL (7) 
A legendary shark with a mouth so big and an appetite so large, it is said it can swallow an adult Roegadyn whole.

[Suitable for display in aquariums tier 4 and higher.]

A legendary shark with a mouth so large and an appetite so enormous, it is said it can swallow an adult Roegadyn whole. This can be attested to by a former Roegadyn king who actually was swallowed whole by a megalodon before carving his way out of its belly with a dagger.
titanic sawfish
50 ★★  Deep Sea 
Legends say that this gargantuan saltwater fish once ripped a hundred-man galleon in two with its saw-like head.

[Suitable for display in aquariums tier 4 and higher.]

Feared by sailors and fishers alike, legends say that this gargantuan saltwater fish once ripped a hundred-man galleon in two with its saw-like head.
takitaro
50 ★★  Lakes 
A legendary giant freshwater fish indigenous to the lands of the Far East. The takitaro found in Eorzea are thought to be the offspring of a specimen presented as a gift to an eccentric sultan who loosed the fish into a cenote when it grew too large to keep in the royal aquariums.

A legendary giant freshwater fish indigenous to the lands of the Far East. The takitaro found in Eorzea are thought to be the offspring of a specimen presented as a gift to an eccentric sultan who loosed the fish into a cenote when it grew too large to keep in the royal aquariums.
pirarucu
50 ★★  Lakes 
A legendary giant freshwater fish rumored to live in the bottomless swamps hidden deep within the unexplored regions of the Black Shroud.

A legendary giant freshwater fish rumored to live in the bottomless swamps hidden deep within the unexplored regions of the Black Shroud. This snakelike wavekin is rumored to grow as long as an Elezen is tall.
morinabaligi
50 ★★  Rivers 
A giant freshwater fish so shrouded in mystery that naught is known of it.

A giant freshwater fish so shrouded in mystery, that naught is known of it...except that it may take as many as five score years for the Morinabaligi to mature...and that its eggs are delicious...and that those eggs are poisonous...and that this fact still does not prevent many adventuring elite from supping on the rare delicacy.
jungle catfish
50 ★  Rivers 
It is rumored that a jungle catfish can grow to become as large as an aurochs, and while there are sightings aplenty of these massive specimens, one that large has yet to be caught.

It is said that jungle catfish can grow to become as large as an aurochs, and while there are sightings aplenty of these massive specimens, one that large has yet to be caught.
tiny tortoise
50   Coastlines 
Will not carry you to an underwater kingdom if you ride on its back.

Use item to acquire the tiny tortoise minion.

Not native to Eorzea, the first adamantoise to arrive in the realm is believed to have been mixed in with a shipment of dodo eggs from the Near East. Why anyone would import dodo eggs when there are more than enough of the birds living in Eorzea already is a mystery for the ages...but the whole affair more than likely involves a hungry Qiqirn.
gigantpole
50   Lakes 
Yes, it can survive for hours on end without any water, and yes, it can fly. Your argument is invalid.

Use item to acquire the gigantpole minion.

Though able to levitate while in tadpole form, the gigantoad loses this biologically unexplainable characteristic the moment it sprouts legs and gravity remembers its duty. It is, however, all for the better, because really, who wants to encounter a flying gigantoad while traipsing through the wilderness?
zalera
50 ★★  Deep Sea 
A king among angelfish, and lord of the waters of the Zephyr Drift.

In addition to having grown to an immense size, this angelfish has evolved to possess a venom most deadly. Owing to the many unwitting souls who met their end with a flaky morsel in their mouths, it has come to be named for the Death Seraph of legend.
beguiler chub
50 ★★  Rivers 
A king among chubs, and lord of the waters of the Rogue River.

This rare variety of chub is so named for the peculiar habit of retaining its radiant hues even after the breeding season has ended, leading to many a confounded fish.
Oschon's print
50 ★★  Coastlines 
A king among Moraby flounder, and lord of the waters of Moraby Bay.

Never has a Moraby flounder lived so long and grown so large, fisherfolk believe this specimen to be the very fish trod upon by the Wanderer Himself.
caterwauler
50 ★★  Rivers 
A king among dwarf catfish, and lord of the waters of the Mourning Widow.

Dwarf catfish are notorious for the obnoxious noise they make with their fins, and none among them is more obnoxious than the caterwauler. No sooner does it get hooked than it unleashes a dreadful wailing noise that has sent countless unprepared anglers fleeing.
crystal perch
50 ★★★  Rivers 
A king among glass perch, and lord of the waters of Woad Whisper Canyon.

A rare specimen of glass perch that has attained even greater clarity in its transparent body. The play of light it produces when held to sunlight is a marvel to behold.
moldva
50 ★★★  Lakes 
A king among Ala Mhigan fighting fish, and lord of the waters of Springripple Brook.

This Ala Mhigan fighting fish has never known defeat, and for this remarkable feat folk have named it for the celebrated gladiator.
junkmonger
50 ★★★  Deep Sea 
A king among goosefish, and lord of the waters of Skull Valley.

No goosefish has ever had such a voracious appetite as the junkmonger, who feeds upon refuse such as bottles and fishing rods with as much relish as it would an Ul'dahn banquet.
goldenfin
50 ★★  Coastlines 
A king among coral butterflies, and lord of the waters of the Limsa Lominsa upper decks.

So much alike gold is its color, this rare variety of coral butterfly has sent many a greedy pirate to a watery demise. For this it has come to be known also as the “fool's fish.”
gigantshark
50 ★★  Deep Sea 
A king among silver sharks, and lord of the waters of Summerford.

Once an ordinary silver shark, legend holds that the gigantshark grew strong through its eternal rivalry with the dreadful octomammoth. By landing this monstrosity, you have saved many a life.
armorer
50 ★★  Deep Sea 
A rare variety of sea snail whose foot is covered in metallic scales. Lord of the waters of Swiftperch.

This rare shellbound wavekin is named for the metallic scales that protect its one foot from predators.
great gudgeon
50 ★★  Rivers 
A king among gudgeon, and lord of the waters of the west Agelyss River.

If the gudgeon is the cravenfish, then the great gudgeon is the greatest craven of them all. So completely is it able to conceal itself within the sand, most folk are still dubious as to its existence.
dark knight
50 ★★★  Lakes 
A king among dark bass, and lord of the waters of the Unholy Heir.

Despite its ruthless reputation, the dark knight is a sorely misunderstood fish. Ask yourself: How far would you go in order to survive in the forbidding environs of the Unholy Heir?
silver sovereign
50 ★★  Deep Sea 
Known also by the name of tarpon, this rare fish is said to have swum the oceans of Eorzea since the dawn of time. Lord of the waters of Oschon's Torch.

This primordial wavekin can grow to a length of three yalms, or half again taller than a Roegadyn. Few fish afford the catcher greater bragging rights than the silver sovereign.
sabertooth cod
50 ★★  Coastlines 
A king among tiger cod, and lord of the waters of Candlekeep Quay.

This tiger cod has developed the wickedly blade-like fangs for which it is named. Would-be catchers are advised to exercise the utmost caution when removing the hook from its snapping maw.


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