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Scientific NameCyprinus carpio
Time of YearAll year
Time of DayAll day
Size26.75 in
Shadow SizeLarge
Selling Price300
Species Number#6

The Carp is an fish that can be found in the river. It appears all year, all day. When selling it to Re-Tail, the player will earn 300 Bells.


The Carp is found in the river.

The Museum

The Carp can be donated to the museum. Upon doing so, the following text is given by Blathers:

"These tough fish have very long life spans, capping out at ages surpassing 100 years. Their whiskers are one of their trademark features, making them relatively easy to identify. They're omnivorous and eat waterweed and bugs by sucking their food into their mouths. They also have teeth in the back of their throats that help break down shellfish for digestion."


Upon catching the fish, the player will say the following:

"I caught a carp! I really seized the diem!"