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Fish

Fish are aquatic animals that live underwater. They possess gills that allow them to breathe. Some fishes are eaten or used as alchemy ingredients by the inhabitants of Tamriel. Fishes of particular note are bold in the table of contents below.

Contents

Fishes
Notes
Gallery
References

Abecean Halibut[edit]

The Abecean Halibut is a type of fish that can be found in Malabal Tor. They can also be found around High Isle, an island in the western Abecean Sea. Abecean Halibut Soup is a beloved dish from the island.[1]

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Alewife[edit]

The Alewife is a type of fish that can be found in the Alik'r Desert.

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Angelfish[edit]

An Angelfish

The Angelfish is a type of fish that can be found in untouched freshwater lakes in mild climates, but they are far from delicate. Whilst they are small they can be quite aggressive towards other fish.[2]

The Emperor Angelfish can be found in Cyrodiil.

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Angler[edit]

An Angler

The Angler or Anglerfish is a type of fish that can be found in Skyrim. While the adults are fished for food, Angler Larvae are sought for their alchemical properties. The Humpback Angler could be found in the planetouched waters of the Imperial City during the Planemeld.

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Archerfish[edit]

The Archerfish is a type of fish that can be found in Greenshade.

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Armorhead[edit]

The Armorhead is a type of fish that can be found in Stonefalls.

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Arowana[edit]

The Arowana is a type of fish that can be found in Malabal Tor. The Dusk Arowana can be found on Summerset Isle.

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Ash Blindfish[edit]

The Ash Blindfish is a type of fish that can be found in Vvardenfell.

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Ayotlchin[edit]

The Ayotlchin is a type of fish found in murky water within Murkmire.

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Banded Killifish[edit]

The Banded Killifish is a type of fish that can be found in the Alik'r Desert.

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Barb[edit]

The Barb is a type of fish. The Cherry Barb can be found in the warm waters of Hew's Bane. The Typical Barb can be found in foul water in the Clockwork City.

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Barbel[edit]

The Barbel is a type of fish that can be found on Auridon.

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Barfish[edit]

The Barfish is a type of fish that can be found in Stormhaven.

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Bass[edit]

A Brook Bass

The Bass is a type of fish.

  • The Brook Bass can be found in Skyrim.
  • The Ghastel Bass and Sea Bass can be found in Malabal Tor.
  • The Jungle Bass can be found in Greenshade.
  • The Rock Bass can be found in Glenumbra.
  • The Sea Bass can be found in Malabal Tor.
  • The Spotted Bass can be found in the sunny waters of the Gold Coast.
  • The Yellow Bass can be found in Stormhaven.
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Batfish[edit]

The Batfish is a type of fish. The Aphotic Batfish could be found in the planetouched waters of the Imperial City during the Planemeld. The Ghastly Batfish can be found in the warm waters of Hew's Bane.

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Bichir[edit]

The Bichir is a type of fish that can be found in Coldharbour. The Rimmen Bichir can be found within Anequina's rivers.

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Birtingr[edit]

The Birtingr is a type of fish that can be found in the ocean around Hjaalmarch and Haafingar.

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Bitterling[edit]

The Bitterling is a type of fish that can be found in Craglorn.

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Black Scabbardfish[edit]

The Black Scabbardfish is a type of fish that can be found in the cold waters of the Wrothgarian Mountains.

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Blackreach Pilgrim[edit]

The Blackreach Pilgrim is a type of fish that can be found in the Karth River.

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Blackwater Bullhead[edit]

The Blackwater Bullhead is a type of fish that can be found in Blackwood.

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Blenny[edit]

The Blenny is a type of fish. The Glow-Spotted Blenny could be found in the planetouched waters of the Imperial City during the Planemeld. The Pikeblenny can be found in Deshaan. The Freshwater Blenny can be found in the rivers of Anequina.

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Blobfin[edit]

A blobfin

The Blobfin is a type of fish that live in polluted waters.

  • The Histmuck Blobfin can be found in Shadowfen during certain times of the year.
  • The Imperfect Blobfin was found in the oily waters of the Clockwork City. They are thought to be extinct.
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Blooming Flowerhorn[edit]

The Blooming Flowerhorn is a type of fish that can be found on Summerset Isle.

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Blue Slimefish[edit]

The Blue Slimefish is a type of fish that can be found in Coldharbour.

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Boga[edit]

The Boga is a type of fish that can be found in Shadowfen.

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Bombil[edit]

The Bombil is a type of fish. The Hammer Bombil can be found in the sunny waters of the Gold Coast. The Pity Bombil can be found in Vvardenfell.

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Bonefish[edit]

The Bonefish is a type of fish that can be found in the Alik'r Desert.

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Bone-Trout[edit]

The Bone-Trout is a type of fish that can be found in Murkmire. They aren't very smart. The native tribes of Murkmire may say "[that person] has a brain like a bone-trout" when describing someone who isn't very bright.[3]

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Bowfin[edit]

The Bowfin is a type of fish that can be found in lakes within Murkmire.

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Bream[edit]

The Bream is a type of fish that which can be found in The Rift. Forest Bream can be found in Reaper's March. Runmare Bream can be found in Cyrodiil.

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Bristlemouths[edit]

The Bristlemouths is a type of fish that can be found in rivers on Auridon.

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Brotula[edit]

The Brotula is a type of fish that can be found in Reaper's March and Coldharbour.

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Bullface Wingfin[edit]

The Bullface Wingfin is a type of fish that can be found in the sunny waters of the Gold Coast.

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Burnish Groper[edit]

The Burnish Groper is a type of fish that can be found on Summerset Isle.

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Cannibal Lancet[edit]

The Cannibal Lancet is a type of fish that could be found in the planetouched waters of the Imperial City during the Planemeld.

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Carp[edit]

A Carp

The Carp is a large type of fish that can be found in temperate lakes and streams. They are popular as food and as pets.[2]

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Catfish[edit]

A Catfish

The Catfish is a very large, nosy type of fish with whiskers. They can be found in warm large waters.[2]

  • The Bilious Catfish can be found in Grahtwood.
  • The Forlorn Catfish can be found in Craglorn.
  • The Glass Catfish can be found in the warm waters of Hew's Bane and in Skyrim.
  • The Stream Catfish can be found in Rivenspire.
  • The Thorny Catfish can be found in Stonefalls.
  • The Verminous Catfish can be found in the oily waters of the Clockwork City. It is thought to be extinct.
  • The Fif Cat can be found in polluted water within the region of Pellitine in Elsweyr.

Catfish skin is known to be used for parchment.[4]

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Cavefish[edit]

The Cavefish is a type of fish that can be found in Coldharbour.

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Char[edit]

An Arctic Char

The Char is a type of fish that is related to salmon and can be found in Eastmarch. The Frigid Char can be found within lakes in Hjaalmarch and Haafingar. The Arctic Char can be found on the coastal shores of Skyrim, especially near shipwrecks.

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Chinlea[edit]

The Chinlea is a type of fish that can be found in the cold waters of the Wrothgarian Mountains.

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Chub[edit]

The Chub is a small fish that can be found in foul water across Tamriel. They are used as bait to catch larger fish. The Deshaan Chub can be found in Deshaan. The Ichory Chub can be found in Rivenspire. The Lake Chub can be found in Stonefalls.

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Cichlid[edit]

The Cichlid is a type of fish that can be found in the warm waters of Hew's Bane.

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Cod[edit]

A Cod

The Cod is a type of fish that can be found in Skyrim. The Eucla Cod can be found on Auridon. The Morid Cod can be found in Bangkorai. The Murray Cod can be found in Greenshade. The Northpoint Cod can be found in Rivenspire. The Yokudan Cod can be found in Craglorn.

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Coelacanth[edit]

The Coelacanth is a type of fish that can be found in Shadowfen.

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Coffinfish[edit]

The Coffinfish is a type of fish. The Hairy Coffinfish can be found in the cold waters of the Wrothgarian Mountains. The Sleeper Coffinfish can be found in Vvardenfell.

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Copper Oreodory[edit]

The Copper Oreodory is a type of fish that can be found on Summerset Isle.

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Crestfish[edit]

The Crestfish is a type of fish that can be found in the warm waters of Hew's Bane.

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Croaker[edit]

The Croaker is a type of fish that can be found in Craglorn.

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Crystal Hannia[edit]

The Crystal Hannia is a type of fish that can be found on Summerset Isle.

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Cudgeon[edit]

The Cudgeon is a type of fish that can be found in the rivers of Anequina.

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Dab[edit]

The Dab is a type of fish that can be found in Stormhaven.

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Daggertooth[edit]

The Daggertooth is a type of fish that can be found in the warm waters of Hew's Bane.

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Darter[edit]

The Darter is a type of fish. The Plasm Darter can be found in Coldharbour. The Shaveskin Darter can be found in the rivers of Pellitine. The Ivory Darter can be found in Blackwood.

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Dhufish[edit]

The Dhufish is a common type of fish that can be found in saltwater across Tamriel.

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Direfish[edit]

A Direfish

The Direfish is a large type of fish that inhabit underground lakes in Skyrim. Nordic legend has it that the direfish has a bit of dragon blood coursing through its veins.[2]

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Dragonfish[edit]

The Dragonfish is a type of fish that can be found in Glenumbra.

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Dreughfish[edit]

The Dreughfish is a type of fish that can be found in Grahtwood.

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Druadach Garpike[edit]

The Druadach Garpike is a type of fish can be found in lakes around the Reach.

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Shrimp[edit]

The Shrimp is a type of fish. The Dreugh Shrimp can be found in Stormhaven. The Moon-Sugar Shrimp can be found in the rivers of Anequina.

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Siltwallow Burrfish[edit]

The Siltwallow Burrfish is a type of fish found within foul water in the Reach.

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Driftfish[edit]

The Driftfish is a type of fish that can be found in the Alik'r Desert.

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Pinegilled Drum[edit]

The Pinegilled Drum is a type of fish that can be found in lakes around The Reach.

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Eel[edit]

An Eel

The Eel is a type of fish. The Azure Eel can be found in Coldharbour. The Cusk Eel can be found in Greenshade. The Cutthroat Eel can be found in the Alik'r Desert. The Matron Eelpout can be found in the cold waters of the Wrothgarian Mountains. The Mustard Eel can be found in Deshaan. The Nedic Eel can be found in Craglorn. The Netch-Hook Eel can be found in Vvardenfell. The Reaper's Eel can be found in Reaper's March. The Ribbon Eel can be found in Rivenspire. The Sand Eel can be found in the Alik'r Desert. The Sewer Eel can be found in Cyrodiil. The Snapper Eel can be found in Grahtwood. The Snipe Eel can be found in Eastmarch. The Swamp Eel can be found in Grahtwood. The Thrassian Eel can be found on Auridon. The Trapjaw Eel could be found in the planetouched waters of the Imperial City during the Planemeld. The Wolf-Eel can be found in Greenshade. The Leechtooth Eel can be found within foul water in the Reach. The Geels-ha butcher eel is a type of massive river eel present in Kothringi folklore that swallow haj mota whole and whose gizzards are believed to be the source of bog-blue jasper.[5]

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Enmegalabzu[edit]

The Enmegalabzu is a type of anglerfish that can be found in the oily waters of the Clockwork City. It is thought to be extinct.

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Eton Sprat[edit]

The Eton Sprat is a type of fish that can be found on Summerset Isle.

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Fat Sleeper[edit]

The Fat Sleeper is a type of fish found in Murkmire.

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Firemouth[edit]

The Firemouth is a type of fish that can be found in the warm waters of Hew's Bane.

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Flounder[edit]

The Flounder is a type of fish. The Azurain Flounder can be found in Glenumbra. The Nirn Flounder can be found in Craglorn. The Stormhaven Flounder can be found in Stormhaven.

Flying Fish[edit]

The Flying Fish is a type of fish that can be found in Reaper's March.

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Fresh-Water Sardinella[edit]

The Fresh-Water Sardinella is a type of fish that can be found in the rivers of Pellitine.

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Fretfish[edit]

The Fretfish is a type of fish that can be found in the Karth River.

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Fringed Mudskipper[edit]

The Fringed Mudskipper is a type of fish that can be found in the warm waters of Hew's Bane.

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Frogfish[edit]

The Frogfish is a type of fish. The Spiny Frogfish can be found in the sunny waters of the Gold Coast. The Muckbelly Frogfish can be found within foul water in the Reach.

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Fungusfish[edit]

The Fungusfish is a type of fish that can be found in Stonefalls.

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Galaxias[edit]

The Galaxias is a type of fish found in the rivers of Anequina.

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Gar[edit]

The Gar is a type of fish that can be found in Grahtwood and Bangkorai. The Harbour Gar and the Heinous Gar can be found in Coldharbour. The Old Man Gar can be found in Deshaan. The Osheeja Gar can be found in Black Marsh and are caught by the Naka-Desh tribe.[6]

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Ghost Haddock[edit]

The Ghost Haddock is a type of fish that can be found in Eastmarch.

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Ghost Knifefish[edit]

The Ghost Knifefish is a type of fish that can be found in Craglorn.

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Ghoulfish[edit]

The Ghoulfish is a type of fish that can be found in Coldharbour.

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Giant Hammerjaw[edit]

The Giant Hammerjaw is a type of fish that can be found in the cold waters of the Wrothgarian Mountains.

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Gibberfish[edit]

The Gibberfish is a type of fish that can be found in Deshaan.

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Glassfish[edit]

A glassfish

The Glassfish is a type of fish that can be found in Cyrodiil and Skyrim.

Their natural habitats are deep subterranean waterways, glassfish can also be found in the open waters of warn, clear lakes when they swim above ground for spawning.

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Glasshead Barreleye[edit]

The Glasshead Barreleye is a type of fish that can be found in Craglorn.

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Goby[edit]

The Goby is a type of fish. The Dragon Goby can be found in Craglorn. The Eel-Goby can be found in Shadowfen. The Pilgrim Goby can be found in Vvardenfell. The Briarthorn Goby can be found within foul water in the Reach.

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Goldfish[edit]

A Goldfish

The Goldfish is a type of fish that can be found in Skyrim.

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Gourami[edit]

The Gourami is a type of fish that can be found in Deshaan.

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Grayling[edit]

An Arctic Grayling

The Grayling is a type of long, tapered fish that are related to the salmon. They can be found in the rivers of Anequina.

  • The Arctic Grayling can be found in the Sea of Ghosts and in freezing waters in Skyrim. They are called the "Lady of the Ice" and are described as elegant fish by fishermen. They are known to be prey to Horkers.
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Greater Ashmouth[edit]

The Greater Ashmouth is a type of fish that can be found in the cold waters of the Wrothgarian Mountains.

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Greater Fangfin[edit]

The Greater Fangfin is a type of fish that can be found in Grahtwood.

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Greater Senchefin[edit]

The Greater Senchefin is a type of fish that can be found in the rivers of Anequina.

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Great Yellowfin[edit]

The Great Yellowfin is a type of fish that can be found on Summerset Isle.

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Grouper[edit]

The Grouper is a type of fish that can be found in the Rift. The Dusky Grouper can be found in Rivenspire. The Eltheric Grouper can be found on Stros M'Kai.

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Guiyu[edit]

The Guiyu is a type of fish that could be found in the planetouched waters of the Imperial City during the Planemeld. The Firemouth Guiyu can be found in Vvardenfell.

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Hag Fen Hagfish[edit]

The Hag Fen Hagfish is a type of fish that can be found in Glenumbra.

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Hagfin Vendace[edit]

The Hagfin Vendace is a type of fish found in lakes around the Reach.

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Hake[edit]

The Hake is a type of fish that can be found in Rivenspire. The Bjoulsae Hake can be found in Bangkorai.

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Hardyhead[edit]

The Hardyhead is a type of fish that can be found in Shadowfen.

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Harpoon-Fish[edit]

The Harpoon-Fish is a type of fish that can be found in Murkmire. They swim very fast.[7]

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Hatchetfish[edit]

The Hatchetfish is a type of fish that could be found in the planetouched waters of the Imperial City during the Planemeld.

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Hew's Rasbora[edit]

The Hew's Rasbora is a type of fish that can be found in the warm waters of Hew's Bane.

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Histcarp[edit]

A Histcarp

The Histcarp is a common type of fish that can be found in ponds, lakes, and other bodies of water.

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Hist Sap Shiner[edit]

The Hist Sap Shiner is a type of freshwater fish found in the rivers of Murkmire.

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Ice Fish[edit]

The Ice Fish is a type of fish that can be found in Eastmarch.

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Ice Remora[edit]

The Ice Remora is a type of fish that can be found in Eastmarch.

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Ide[edit]

The Ide is a type of fish that can be found in Deshaan.

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Ilyadifish[edit]

The Ilyadifish is a type of fish that can be found on Auridon.

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Imperial Loosejaw[edit]

The Imperial Loosejaw is a type of fish that could be found in the planetouched waters of the Imperial City during the Planemeld.

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Inconnu[edit]

The Inconnu is a type of fish that can be found in Malabal Tor.

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Inner Sea Scalyfin[edit]

The Inner Sea Scalyfin is a type of saltwater fish that can be found off the coast of Bleakrock Isle and Bal Foyen.

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Jewel Fish[edit]

The Jewel Fish is a type of fish that can be found in Cyrodiil.

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Khaj'Roh[edit]

The Khaj'Roh is a type of fish that can be found in the oceans around Pellitine.

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Koi[edit]

The Koi is a type of fish that can be found in Grahtwood. The Ice Koi can be found in the Rift.

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Kuuyicet[edit]

The Kuuyicet is a type of fish found in rivers within Murkmire.

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Ladyfish[edit]

The Ladyfish is a type of fish that can be found in Reaper's March.

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Lamprey[edit]

The Lamprey is a type of fish that can be found in Glenumbra. The Mud Lamprey can be found in Deshaan. The Sanguine Lamprey can be found within foul water in Skyrim's western holds.

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Lenok[edit]

The Lenok is a type of fish that can be found in Bangkorai.

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Lesser Ashmouth[edit]

The Lesser Ashmouth is a type of fish that can be found in the cold waters of the Wrothgarian Mountains.

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Lingweloce[edit]

The Lingweloce is a type of fish that can be found on the Summerset Isle.

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Loach[edit]

The Loach is a type of fish. The Black Anvil Loach can be found in the sunny waters of the Gold Coast. The Gray Loach can be found in Stormhaven. The Wen Loach could be found in the planetouched waters of the Imperial City during the Planemeld. The Solitude Loach can be found in the rivers of Hjaalmarch and Haafingar.

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Lodsilungur[edit]

The Lodsilungur is a type of fish that can be found in the lakes of Hjaalmarch and Haafingar.

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Longlure Eelfin[edit]

The Longlure Eelfin can be found in the ocean around Murkmire.

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Longfin[edit]

An Abecean Longfin

The Longfin is a common type of fish that can be found in saltwater across Tamriel. The Abecean Longfin can be caught in ponds, lakes, and other bodies of water and can be used as an ingredient in alchemy. The Morthal Longfin can be found in the rivers of Hjaalmarch and Haafingar.

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Lungfish[edit]

The Lungfish is a type of fish that can be found in the Alik'r Desert. The Scaly Lungfish can be found in Bangkorai.

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Lyretail[edit]

A Lyretail Anthias

The Lyretail is a type of fish that can be found in Greenshade. The Lyretail Anthias can be found in Skyrim.

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Mackerel[edit]

The Mackerel is a type of fish. The Preposterous Mackerel can be found in Reaper's March. The Pellitine Horse Mackerel can be found in the oceans around Pellitine.

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Manefish[edit]

The Manefish is a type of fish that can be found in Greenshade.

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Mermouth[edit]

The Mermouth is a type of fish that can be found in Craglorn.

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Merringar[edit]

The Merringar is a rare type of fish that can be found in the Sea of Ghosts, roughly a week's voyage north from mainland Skyrim. They are considered to be a delicacy. Local fishermen hunt them in schools, but harvesting them is a dangerous endeavor as their blood can attract dreugh. Simocles Quo, the Master of Cuisine in Emperor Uriel VII's Elder Council, nearly died in such an event.[8]

Michinitl[edit]

The Michinitl is a type of fish found in foul water within the swamps of Murkmire.

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Minnow[edit]

A Minnow

The Minnow is a type of small fish that can be found in saltwater across Tamriel. They are used as bait to catch larger fish.

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Mojarra[edit]

The Mojarra is a type of fish that can be found in Grahtwood.

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Mola[edit]

The Mola is a type of fish that can be found on Auridon.

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Moist Scale Burrower[edit]

The Moist Scale Burrower is a type of fish that can be found in lakes within Murkmire.

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Monkfish[edit]

The Monkfish is a type of fish that can be found in Deshaan. Blue Monkfish can be found on Auridon.

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Moray[edit]

The Moray is a type of fish. The Sand Moray can be found in the Alik'r Desert. The Yellow Moray can be found in Stormhaven. The Moray Leech can be found in Coldharbour.

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Mouthbrooder[edit]

The Mouthbrooder is a type of fish that can be found in Deshaan.

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Mrigal[edit]

The Mrigal is a type of fish that can be found in Malabal Tor.

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Muddy Razorgill[edit]

The Muddy Razorgill is a type of fish that can be found in Blackwood.

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Mudfish[edit]

The Mudfish is a type of fish that can be found in lakes on Auridon.

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Muskellunge[edit]

The Muskellunge is a type of fish that can be found in The Rift.

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Muskie[edit]

The Muskie is a type of fish that can be found in rivers on Auridon. The Blue Muskie is native to the rivers of Skyrim's western holds, namely Hjaalmarch, Haafingar and the area once known as Karthwatch. The Onkobra Muskie can be found in Blackwood.

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Nase[edit]

The Nase is a type of fish that can be found in Rivenspire.

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Nelma[edit]

The Nelma is a type of fish that can be found in the cold waters of the Wrothgarian Mountains.

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Oanna[edit]

The Oanna is a type of aquatic animal that can be found in Vvardenfell.

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Ono[edit]

The Ono is a type of fish that can be found in Malabal Tor.

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Opah[edit]

The Opah is a type of fish that can be found in Shadowfen.

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Opaline Albacore[edit]

The Opaline Albacore is a type of fish that can be found in Blackwood.

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Orod[edit]

The Orod is a type of fish that can be found in the oily waters of the Clockwork City. It is thought to be extinct.

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Oto[edit]

The Oto is a type of fish. Hoaga Otos can be found in Vvardenfell. The Zebra Oto can be found in the Rift.

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Ouze Toadfish[edit]

The Ouze Toadfish is a type of fish that can be found in Malabal Tor.

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Paddlefish[edit]

The Paddlefish is a type of fish that can be found in Bangkorai.

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Palatine Sabertooth[edit]

The Palatine Sabertooth is a type of fish that can be found in the sunny waters of the Gold Coast.

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Panga[edit]

The Panga is a type of fish that can be found in Bangkorai.

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Pantherfish[edit]

The Pantherfish is a type of fish that can be found in Blackwood.

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Pariah Lumpfish[edit]

The Pariah Lumpfish is a type of fish that can be found in the cold waters of the Wrothgarian Mountains.

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Pearlfish[edit]

A pearlfish

The Pearlfish is a small fish whose name comes from the way they gather near clams along the northern shore of Skyrim in the Sea of Ghosts.[2]

They are used for their alchemical properties and as food.

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Perch[edit]

A Silverside Perch

The Perch is a type of fish. The Silverside Perch can commonly be found in ponds, lakes, and other bodies of water across Tamriel. The Cambray Perch can be found in Glenumbra. The Pirate Perch can be found in Cyrodiil. The Tiger Perch can be found in Grahtwood. The Yellow Perch can be found in Cyrodiil. The Elsweyr River Perch can be found in Pellitine's rivers.

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Pigfish[edit]

The Pigfish is a type of fish that can be found in Eastmarch.

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Pike[edit]

The Pike is a type of fish. The Alcaire Pike can be found in Stormhaven. The Blackspotted Pike can be found in rivers on Auridon. The Eastmarch Pike can be found in Eastmarch. The Longmouth Pike can be found in the sunny waters of the Gold Coast. The Shimmerpike can be found on Auridon. The Stingerpike can be found in Coldharbour. The Chillwind Pike can be found in the rivers of Skyrim's western Holds.

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Pogfish[edit]

A Pogfish

The Pogfish is a long, bright type of fish with silver scales and a claw-shaped mouth. They use their powerful fins to swim up and down the rivers of Skyrim, most commonly in the Reach.[2]

After being gutted, one way to prepare and store them for consumption is to cut them into long strips and salt them.[9]:28

Powen[edit]

The Powen is a type of fish that can be found in Glenumbra.

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Prickleback[edit]

The Prickleback is a type of fish that can be found in Bangkorai.

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Pricklefish[edit]

The Pricklefish is a type of fish that can be found in Shadowfen.

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Pufferfish[edit]

The Pufferfish is a type of fish that can be found in brackish water within Cyrodiil.

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Pupfish[edit]

The Pupfish is a type of fish that can be found in Bangkorai. The Desert Pupfish can be found in the Alik'r Desert. Hircine's Pupfish can be found in Anequina.

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Quicksilver Lingwe[edit]

The Quicksilver Lingwe is a type of fish that can be found on Summerset Isle.

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Quillback[edit]

The Quillback is a type of fish that can be found in Shadowfen.

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Quillfish[edit]

The Quillfish is a type of fish that can be found in Cyrodiil.

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Radhin Zhab[edit]

The Radhin Zhab is a type of fish that can be found in filthy water within the region of Pellitine.

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Radiant Dory[edit]

The Radiant Dory is a type of fish that can be found on Summerset Isle.

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Rainbow Fish[edit]

The Rainbow Fish is a type of fish that can be found in Cyrodiil.

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Rattail[edit]

The Rattail is a type of fish that can be found in the sunny waters of the Gold Coast.

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Ray[edit]

The Ray is a type of fish. The Pyandonean Ray can be found on Khenarthi's Roost. The Devil Ray can be found in Grahtwood. The River Stingray can be found in Stormhaven.

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Red Gurnard[edit]

The Red Gurnard is a type of fish that can be found in Reaper's March.

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Reedfish[edit]

The Reedfish is a type of fish that can be found in Anequina's rivers.

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Resdaynian Sailfin[edit]

The Resdaynian Sailfin is a type of fish that can be found in Vvardenfell.

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Ricefish[edit]

The Ricefish is a type of fish that can be found in Stonefalls.

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River Betty[edit]

A River Betty

The River Betty is a purple type of fish that can commonly be found in bodies of water around Tamriel. The fish is poisonous, making it useful in alchemy.

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Roh-Ri[edit]

The Roh-Ri is a type of fish that can be found in the rivers of Pellitine.

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Roughy[edit]

The Roughy is a type of fish. The Orange Roughy can be found in Shadowfen. The White Roughy can be found in The Rift.

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Sablefish[edit]

The Sablefish is a type of fish that can be found in the Alik'r Desert.

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Salmon[edit]

A leaping Salmon

The Salmon is a gray type of fish that can commonly be found in bodies of water around Tamriel. They are often seen jumping to ascend waterfalls and rapids. While the other species of fish tend to swim near the surface of bodies of water, salmon may often be seen either near the surface or in the depths. Its pinkish-orange flesh is a popular food source, and can be eaten raw or salted and cooked. The Crag Salmon can be found in Craglorn. The Jarl Salmon can be found in the Rift. The Midget Salmon can be found in the Alik'r Desert. The Sockeye Salmon can be found in the Rift. The Ghost Salmon can be found in the oceans near Haafingar and Hjaalmarch.

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Saw Belly[edit]

The Saw Belly is a type of fish that can be found in the Alik'r Desert.

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Sawfish[edit]

The Sawfish is a type of fish that can be found in Stormhaven.

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Scabrous Grenadier[edit]

The Scabrous Grenadier is a type of fish that could be found in the planetouched waters of the Imperial City during the Planemeld.

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Scorpionfish[edit]

A Scorpion Fish

The Scorpionfish is a type of fish that can be found in the sunny waters of the Gold Coast. The Scorpion Fish can be found in dark, subterranean waters in Skyrim.

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Senche Flathead[edit]

The Senche Flathead is a type of aquatic animal that can be found on Summerset Isle.

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Shad[edit]

A Shad

The Shad is a type of small fish that can be found in lakes across Tamriel. They are used as bait to catch larger fish.

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Shadowfen Creeping Leech[edit]

A Shadowfen Creeping Leech

The Shadowfen Creeping Leech is a type of fish that can be found in Shadowfen at certain times of the year.

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Shark[edit]

A Shark

Sharks are a type of fish. They are known to pose a danger to those who swim in deep waters.[10]

The Bala Shark and Beggar Shark can be found in the warm waters of Hew's Bane. The Fang Shark can be found in Coldharbour. The Golem Shark can be found in Eastmarch. The Magrove Shark can be found in Grahtwood. The Sleeper Shark can be found in the sunny waters of the Gold Coast. The Weeping Pygmy Shark can be found in Vvardenfell. The Skyrim Gurry Shark can be found in the oceans near Haafingar and Hjaalmarch.[11] Pad-sa Sharks are scrappy survivors that inhabit fresh and salty waters, usually found from the mouth of the Niben River to the Topal Bay.[12] Blue Fang Sharks can be found off the coast of the Systres and possess a blue and white coloration.[13]

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Shark Tadpole[edit]

The Shark Tadpole is a type of fish that can be found in Shadowfen.

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Sheepshead[edit]

The Sheepshead is a type of fish that can be found in Reaper's March.

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Skate[edit]

The Skate is a type of fish that can be found in foul water in the Rift.

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Skorrn[edit]

The Skorrn is a type of fish that can be found in the Rift.

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Slaughterfish[edit]

A Slaughterfish

Slaughterfish are small, aggressive fish with razor-sharp teeth found in the waters of nearly all of Nirn and even in other realms such as Coldharbour.

They are often found in large groups that will swarm unwary prey quickly and lethally, some specimens have been known to grow at least twice as large than average due to plentiful meals. Slaughterfish tend to prefer foul waters but can thrive in a variety of aquatic environments across Tamriel, such as deep inland lakes and underground rivers. They have even been sighted in the heavily polluted, oily waters of the Clockwork City, where most other fish species had been rendered near-extinct.

  • Variations: Rumare Slaughterfish, Small Slaughterfish, Giant Slaughterfish, Crab-Slaughter-Crane, Blind Slaughterfish, Electric Slaughterfish

Slimeslither[edit]

The Slimeslither is a type of fish that can be found in Reaper's March.

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Snakehead[edit]

The Snakehead is a type of fish that can be found in Rivenspire.

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Snapper[edit]

The Snapper is a type of fish. The Lake Snapper can be found in Bangkorai. The Perfumed Snapper can be found in Murkmire. Its sweet-smelling oils are known to be extracted for use in Shadowscale customs.[14]

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Sole[edit]

The Sole is a type of fish. The Finless Sole can be found in Glenumbra. The Lined Sole can be found in the dirty water within Murkmire.

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Spadefish[edit]

A Spadefish

The Spadefish is a type of disc-shaped fish with brush-like teeth. They can be found in temperate streams and around the bases of waterfalls in the Reach.[2]

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Spadetail[edit]

A Cyrodilic Spadetail

The Spadetail is a common type of fish that can be found in still lakes with deep holes or overgrowth that let them stay out of the sun. Guts from small frogs, guar and chickens as well as tiny ocean minnows are the best bait for attracting spadetails.

  • The Cyrodilic Spadetail can be found in ponds, lakes, and other bodies of water. Despite its name, its habitat is not limited to Cyrodiil.
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Sparking Anglermouth[edit]

The Sparking Anglermouth is a type of fish that can be found in the warm waters of Hew's Bane.

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Speckled Dace[edit]

The Speckled Dace is a type of fish found in the fresh and brackish water of Anequina.

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Speckled Sauger[edit]

The Speckled Sauger is a type of fish that can be found in Blackwood.

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Spiny Orcfish[edit]

The Spiny Orcfish is a type of fish that can be found in Craglorn.

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Stained Porgy[edit]

The Stained Porgy is a type of fish that can be found in Blackwood.

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Stargazer[edit]

The Stargazer is a type of fish that can be found in Malabal Tor.

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Steelhead[edit]

The Steelhead is a type of fish that can be found in Eastmarch.

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Stickleback[edit]

The Stickleback is a type of fish that can be found in Grahtwood.

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Stinkfish[edit]

The Stinkfish is a type of fish that can be found in Stonefalls.

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Stonefish[edit]

The Stonefish is a type of fish that can be found in Malabal Tor.

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Strident Leechfin[edit]

The Strident Leechfin is a type of fish that can be found in Malabal Tor.

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Sturgeon[edit]

The Sturgeon is a type of fish that can be found in lakes on Auridon. The King Sturgeon can be found in Eastmarch.

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Sucker[edit]

The Sucker is a type of fish. The Hog Sucker can be found in Grahtwood. The Modoc Sucker can be found in Eastmarch. The Sulfursucker can be found in the Rift. The Desert Sucker can be found in the rivers of Anequina. The Ruin Sucker can be found in the foul waters of Pellitine.

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Sunfish[edit]

A Pygmy Sunfish

The Sunfish is a type of fish.

The Pygmy Sunfish can be found in temperate lakes in Skyrim, with them being more commonly seen in rainy conditions. They are often seen by travelers who stop to enjoy the hot springs of Eastmarch.[2]

The Redear Sunfish can be found in lakes within Murkmire.

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Swai[edit]

The Swai is a type of fish that can be found in Bangkorai.

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Sweetfish[edit]

The Sweetfish is a type of fish that can be found in Reaper's March.

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Tench[edit]

The Tench' is a type of fish that can be found in Stonefalls. The Ruby Tench can be found in Rivenspire. The Lost Valley Tench can be found in the Karth River.

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Tetra[edit]

The Tetra is a type of fish. The Elsweyr Moon Tetra can be found in the rivers of Anequina. The Hypogean Tetra can be found in foul water around Hjaalmarch and Haafingar.

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Thick Scaled Mullet[edit]

The Thick Scaled Mullet is a type of fish found in the rivers of Murkmire.

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Toadfish[edit]

The Toadfish is a type of fish that can be found in Bangkorai.

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Tilapia[edit]

The Tilapia is a type of fish. The Toadstool Tilapia can be found in Deshaan. The Pellitine Tilapia can be found in foul water within Pellitine.

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Topal Fanche[edit]

The Topal Fanche is a type of fish that can be found in Cyrodiil.

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Topal Nautilus[edit]

The Topal Nautilus is a type of fish that can be found in Blackwood.

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Toxic Xoach[edit]

The Toxic Xoach is a type of fish that can be found in Shadowfen.

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Travally[edit]

The Travally is a type of fish that can be found in Stonefalls. Anu's Travally can be found on Summerset Isle.

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Triggerfish[edit]

The Triggerfish is a type of fish that can be found in Greenshade.

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Tripod Spiderfish[edit]

Tripod spiderfish

The Tripod Spiderfish is a type of fish that can be found in Skyrim.

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Trodh[edit]

The Trodh is a common type of fish that can be found in foul waters across Tamriel. They are very small and crunchy. Dead, cooked trodh are poisonous, thus they are best eaten live.[15] Fish roe and crawlers can be used as bait.[16]

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Trout[edit]

A dead trout

The Trout is a type of fish. The Brook Trout can be found in Glenumbra. The Brown Trout can be found in Reaper's March. The Cutthroat Trout can be found in Deshaan. The Ilinalta Trout can be found in the Rift. The Nibenay Trout can be found in Cyrodiil. The Rivenspire Trout can be found in Rivenspire. The Nchuand Cavetrout can be found in the Karth River. The Spotted Seatrout can be found in the ocean around Murkmire.

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Tum Weever[edit]

The Tum Weever is a type of fish that can be found in the cold waters of the Wrothgarian Mountains.

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Tuna[edit]

The Tuna is a type of fish that can be found in Glenumbra.

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Turbot[edit]

The Turbot is a type of fish that can be found in Rivenspire.

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Vampire Fish[edit]

The Vampire Fish is a type of fish that can be found in Skyrim.

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Vandellia[edit]

The Vandellia is a type of fish that can be found in the foul waters around Hjaalmarch and Haafingar.

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Venomfish[edit]

The Venomfish is a type of fish that can be found in Coldharbour.

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Viperfish[edit]

The Viperfish is a type of fish that can be found in Greenshade.

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Vorkhiposh[edit]

The Vorkhiposh is a type of fish that can be found in the cold waters of the Wrothgarian Mountains.

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Walleye[edit]

The Walleye is a type of fish that can be found in Greenshade. The Silver Walleye can be found in Stormhaven.

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Warmouth[edit]

The Warmouth is a type of fish that can be found in Glenumbra.

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Wedgefish[edit]

The Wedgefish is a type of fish that can be found in the oceans around Pellitine.

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Whalefish[edit]

The Whalefish is a type of fish. The Flabby Whalefish could be found in the planetouched waters of the Imperial City during the Planemeld. The Oil-Eater Whalefish can be found in the oily waters of the Clockwork City.

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Whisper Knifefish[edit]

The Whisper Knifefish is a type of fish that can be found in the oily waters of the Clockwork City. It is thought to be extinct.

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Whitefish[edit]

The Whitefish is a type of freshwater fish. Z'en's Whitefish can be found in the lakes of Malabal Tor.

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White River Pickerel[edit]

The White River Pickerel is a type of fish. The White River Pickerel can be found in Eastmarch.

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Wrasse[edit]

The Wrasse is a type of fish. The Akaviri Wrasse can be found in Stonefalls. The Ancestor Wrasse can be found in the oily waters of the Clockwork City. It is thought to be extinct.

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Writhing Scrab[edit]

The Writhing Scrab is a type of fish that can be found in Rivenspire.

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Xylo Piranha[edit]

The Xylo Piranha is a type of fish that can be found in Greenshade.

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Zander[edit]

The Zander is a type of fish that can be found in Shadowfen. The Rainbow Zander can be found in Stonefalls. The Red Zander can be found in Blackwood.

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Zebra Pompano[edit]

The Zebra Pompano is a type of fish that can be found in Greenshade.

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Zha'ja Roh[edit]

Zha'ja Roh

The Zha'ja Roh is a type of fish that can be found in the ocean around Pellitine.

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