Animal Crossing: New Horizons 2022 Fish, bugs and sea creatures Noah Nelson | 3 2022 All new bugs, fish and sea creatures in 2022.

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Animal crossing: new horizons receives monthly updates of its creatures here and there, but with , there's more to look forward to. But this update comes with a grain of salt. Unfortunately, this new update for fish, bugs, and sea creatures only affects Southern Hemisphere islanders.


But fear not, islanders of the northern hemisphere! If you're looking for things to do, check out the huge 2.0 update that arrived in November or how to find gyoids. There's plenty to do with all the new Animal Crossing content recently added, so don't be shy, check out all of our Animal Crossing guides.


New fish in Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Starting with the new fish, there are 5 new fish to catch. They are the following:

  • Sweetfish, Hours: All day, Location: River, Shade Size: Medium, Rarity: Common, Sell Price: 900 Bells
  • Napoleonfish, Hours: 4:00 a.m. to 21:00 p.m., Location: Ocean, Shade Size: Super Large, Rarity: Very Rare, Sell Price: 10 Bells
  • Puffer Fish, Hours: All day, Location: River, Shade Size: Medium, Rarity: Common, Sell Price: 250 Bells
  • Blue Marlin, Hours: All Day, Location: Pier, Shade Size: Super Large, Rarity: Rare, Sell Price: 10 Bells
  • Blue Marlin, Hours: All Day, Location: Pier, Shade Size: Super Large, Rarity: Rare, Sell Price: 10 Bells
  • Ocean Sunfish, Hours: 4:00 a.m. to 21:00 p.m., Location: Ocean, Shade Size: Large (fins), Rarity: Very Rare, Sell Price: 4 Bells

New bugs in Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Some of these bugs are repeats, but they are back as of now. Again, this list only applies to islands in the Southern Hemisphere. There are 21 in total.



  • Grasshopper, Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 17:00 p.m., Location: Ground, Rarity: Common, Sell Price: 160 Bells
  • Brown Cicada, Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 17:00 p.m., Location: Trees (other than palm trees), Rarity: Common, Sell Price: 250 Bells
  • Hardy Cicada, Hours of Operation: 8:00 a.m. to 17:00 p.m., Location: Trees (not palms), Rarity: Common, Sell Price: 300 Bells
  • Giant Cicada, Hours of Operation: 8:00 a.m. to 17:00 p.m., Location: Trees (other than palms), Rarity: Common, Sell Price: 500 Bells
  • Evening cicada, Hours: 4:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.; 16-19 p.m., location: trees (not palms), rarity: common, sell price: 550 bells
  • Cicada Shell, Hours: All day, Location: Trees (not palms), Rarity: Rare, Sell Price: 10 Bells
  • Blue Weevil Beetle, Hours: All day, Location: Trees (non-palm trees), Rarity: Very Rare, Sell Price: 800 Bells
  • Terrifying Dung Beetle, Hours: All Day, Location: Ground, Rarity: Common, Sell Price: 300 Bells
  • Beetle, Hours: 23:00 PM - 8:00 AM, Location: Trees, Rarity: Very Rare, Sell Price: 10 Bells
  • Saw Stag, Hours: All day, Location: Trees, Rarity: Uncommon, Sell Price: 2 Bells
  • Miyama Deer, Hours: All day, Location: Trees, Rarity: Common, Sell Price: 1 Bells
  • Giant Deer, Hours: 23:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m., Location: Trees, Rarity: Rare, Sell Price: 10 Bells
  • Cyclommatus Stag, Hours: 17:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m., Location: Trees (Palm), Rarity: Rare, Sell Price: 8 Bells
  • Golden Deer, Hours: 17:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m., Location: Trees (Palm), Rarity: Very Rare, Sell Price: 12 Bells
  • Giraffe Deer, Hours: 17:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m., Location: Trees (Palm), Rarity: Very Rare, Sell Price: 12 Bells
  • Horned Dynasty, Hours: 17:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m., Location: Trees, Rarity: Common, Sell Price: 1 Bells
  • Horned Atlas, Hours: 17:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m., Location: Trees (Palms), Rarity: Rare, Sell Price: 8 bells
  • Horned Elephant, Hours: 17:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m., Location: Trees (Palms), Rarity: Rare, Sell Price: 8 Bells
  • Horned Hercules, Hours: 17:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m., Location: Trees (Palms), Rarity: Very Rare, Sell Price: 12 Bells
  • Walking stick, Hours: 4:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.; 17-19 PM, Location: Trees, Rarity: Rare, Sell Price: 600 Bells
  • Walking Leaf, Hours: All Day, Location: Leaf Under Trees, Rarity: Rare, Sell Price: 600 Bells

New sea creatures in Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Last but not least, the new sea creatures in Animal Crossing: New Horizons. There are 3 new sea creatures to research.



  • Moon Jellyfish, Hours: All day, Shadow Size: Small, Speed: X-Slow, Rarity: Common, Selling Price: 600 Bells
  • Giant Isopod, Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 16:00 p.m.; 21:00 PM - 04:00 AM, Shadow Size: Medium, Speed: Ultra-Fast, Rarity: Super Rare, Sell Price: 12 Bells
  • Horseshoe Crab, Hours: 21:00 PM - 04:00 AM, Shadow Size: Medium, Speed: Medium, Rarity: Common, Sell Price: 2 Bells


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