Fish Guide

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Crayfish
2  Rivers 
A brown-carapaced freshwater crustacean commonly found in the rivers and lakes of Aldenard.

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A brown-carapaced freshwater crustacean commonly found in the rivers and lakes of Aldenard. So eager are crayfish to grasp at anything that may happen by, fishers boast that they need not even bait their lines to catch the creatures.
Chub
3  Rivers S (1) 
A common freshwater fish found in rivers across Eorzea. Prefers the slow-moving waters found near a river's mouth to the rapids found upstream.

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When spawning, the head, belly, and tail of this common freshwater fish take on a vibrant red hue─a color which, across Eorzea, traditionally represents happiness and longevity. Because of this, chubs are often given as gifts to newlyweds.
Striped Goby
4  Rivers 
A brightly striped freshwater fish native to the rivers and lakes of the Coerthas and Mor Dhona regions.

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A brightly striped freshwater fish native to the rivers and lakes of the Coerthas and Mor Dhona regions. Coerthan legend states that the striped goby was not always a fish, but once a brightly plumed bird cast to the bottom of the seas by the Fury for flying too near Her realm.
Dwarf Catfish
4  Rivers 
An undersized variety of catfish found in still, swampy waters across Aldenard.

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An undersized variety of catfish found in still, swampy waters across Aldenard. The Padjali name for this fish is “gee-gee,” supposedly taken from the grinding sound created when it moves its fins.
Bone Crayfish
5  Rivers 
A white-carapaced freshwater crustacean commonly found living in caves or deep lakes where sunlight is absent.

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A white-carapaced freshwater crustacean commonly found living in caves or deep lakes where sunlight is absent. After molting, the new shell is so thin and transparent that one can see the creature's organs.
Princess Trout
5  Rivers 
Unlike other freshwater trout which make their habitat in swift-flowing rivers, the silver princess trout prefers the relative seclusion of inland lakes.

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Unlike other freshwater trout, which make their habitat in swift-flowing rivers, the silver princess trout prefers the relative seclusion of inland lakes. This has made the wavekin a favorite amongst recreational fishers who seek a more relaxing pastime.
Dusk Goby
6  Rivers 
A hardy species, the dusk goby can survive not only in freshwater, but also the mouths of rivers, where the tides can bring saltwater malms inland.

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A hardy species, the dusk goby can survive not only in freshwater, but also the mouths of rivers, where the tides can bring saltwater malms inland. Depending on the salt content of the water it lives in, the color of its scales can vary from a deep amber to a golden orange.
Pipira
7  Rivers 
A fierce freshwater fish most commonly found in Gridania's Jadeite Flood and Black Tea Brook.

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A fierce freshwater fish most commonly found in Gridania's Jadeite Flood and Black Tea Brook. Though not large or strong enough to inflict any real damage, pipira will bite the ankles of anyone who steps near them.
Crimson Crayfish
8  Rivers 
A crimson-carapaced freshwater crustacean commonly found in the streams and lakes of Vylbrand.

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A scarlet-carapaced freshwater crustacean commonly found in the streams and lakes of Vylbrand. The wavekin, however, is not born crimson─its shell slowly turning from blue to grey to brown to red as it ages.
Gudgeon
8  Rivers 
Each night, this freshwater fish will use its fins to dig a shallow burrow in river or lake beds, where it will sleep, relatively safe from predators.

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Each night, this freshwater fish will use its fins to dig a shallow burrow in river or lake beds, where it will sleep, relatively safe from predators. Because of this characteristic, La Noscean fishers often playfully refer to the wavekin by another name─the “cravenfish.”
Brass Loach
9  Lakes 
This long, thin, brass-colored freshwater fish is most commonly found in the Yafaem Saltmoor and surrounding rivers and lakes.

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This long, thin, brass-colored freshwater fish is believed to be native to the rivers and lakes of the Yafaem Saltmoor. The thick coat of protective slime covering the loach's body discourages most predators from feeding on the tiny wavekin...most predators, that is, except hungry Lalafellin farmers who consider the brass loach a delicacy.
Maiden Carp
10  Rivers 
Large schools of these dark silver fish can be found in the White Maiden and her tributaries.

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Large schools of these dark silver fish can be found in the White Maiden and her tributaries. Their tendency to gather in great numbers makes them quite easy to catch, and as such they have been a staple for those living in the Twelveswood since the time of the first settlers.
Abalathian Smelt
35  Rivers 
A tiny freshwater fish native to the lakes and rivers fed by runoff from Abalathia's Spine.

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A tiny freshwater fish native to the lakes and rivers fed by runoff from Abalathia's Spine. Too small to fillet, the fish are usually tossed into stewpots and eaten whole.
Blindfish
31  Lakes 
Commonly found in the sea caves and grottoes of Vylbrand, the eyes of this freshwater fish regressed long ago, earning the specimen its name.

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Commonly found in sea caves and grottoes, the eyes of this freshwater fish regressed long ago, earning the specimen its name. As it has lost its ability of sight, it catches its prey, rather, by sensing changes in the flow of the water around it.
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.

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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.

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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.

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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.
Ala Mhigan Fighting Fish
16  Lakes 
A beautiful blue freshwater fish known for its violent disposition.

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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.
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.

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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.

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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.
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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.


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