Animal Crossing: New Horizons – March list of new bugs and fish to catch

It’s March once again, which implies Animal Crossing: New Horizons gamers might be seeing brand-new animals occur. The video game launched in March, so if you’re here one year (or more) later on, then these will all be extremely familiar to you.

There’s no rush to capture any of them, as they’ll remain for a lot longer than a month, however ensure you contribute any brand-new discovers to Blathers to finish your Museum. You can inform when you’ve captured a brand-new animal since your character will exclaim “Yes!” prior to they state the bug or fish’s name.

You can likewise sign in your Critterpedia to see if you’ve contributed the bug fish or not. If you have, there will be a little owl icon beside the animal name. (Note that these symbols won’t appear if you’re on someone else’s island.)

We’ve separated the list of brand-new bugs and fish to capture in March by hemisphere listed below, so you can examine which ones are brand-new in your location. Bear in mind that a few of these are going back to your island after being formerly readily available, so if they appear familiar, you likely captured them throughout an earlier schedule.

New animals in Animal Crossing: New Horizons for March (Northern Hemisphere)

Animal type Call Area Shadow Size Time
Animal type Call Area Shadow Size Time
Bug Yellow Butterfly Flying N/A 4 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Bug Tiger Butterfly Flying N/A 4 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Bug Peacock Butterfly Flying by hybrid flowers N/A 4 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Bug Mantis On flowers N/A 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Bug Orchid Mantis On white flowers N/A 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Bug Honeybee Flying N/A 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Bug Stinkbug On flowers N/A Throughout the day
Bug Man-faced Stink Bug On flowers N/A 7 p.m. – 8 a.m.
Bug Ladybug On flowers N/A 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Fish Tadpole Pond Tiniest Throughout the day
Fish Loach River Little Throughout the day
Fish Cherry Salmon River (Clifftop) Medium 4 p.m. – 9 a.m.
Fish Char River (Clifftop) Medium 4 p.m. – 9 a.m.
Fish Golden Trout River (Clifftop) Medium 4 p.m. – 9 a.m.
Fish Disallowed Knifejaw Sea Medium Throughout the day
Sea Animal Turban shell Ocean diving N/A Throughout the day
Sea Animal Chambered nautilus Ocean diving N/A 4 p.m. – 9 a.m.
Sea Animal Umbrella octopus Ocean diving N/A Throughout the day
Sea Animal Firefly squid Ocean diving N/A 9 p.m. – 4 a.m.
Sea Animal Spider crab Ocean diving N/A Throughout the day

Brand-new animals in Animal Crossing: New Horizons for March (Southern Hemisphere)

Animal type Call Area Shadow Size Time
Animal type Call Area Shadow Size Time
Bug Typical Butterfly Flying N/A 4 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Bug Yellow Butterfly Flying N/A 4 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Bug Monach Butterfly Flying N/A 4 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Bug Cricket On ground N/A 5 p.m. – 8 a.m.
Bug Bell Cricket On ground N/A 5 p.m. – 8 a.m.
Bug Red Dragonfly Flying N/A 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Bug Violin Beetle On tree stumps N/A Throughout the day
Bug Tablet Bug Struck rocks N/A 11 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Bug Centipede Struck rocks N/A 4 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Fish Pike River X Big Throughout the day
Fish Cherry Salmon River (Clifftop) Medium 4 p.m. – 9 a.m.
Fish Char River (Clifftop) Medium 4 p.m. – 9 a.m.
Fish Golden Trout River (Clifftop) Medium 4 p.m. – 9 a.m.
Fish Salmon River (mouth) Big Throughout the day
Fish King Salmon River (mouth) Biggest Throughout the day
Fish Mitten Crab River Little 4 p.m. – 9 a.m.
Fish Sturgeon River (mouth) Biggest Throughout the day
Sea animal Turban shell Ocean diving N/A Throughout the day
Sea animal Chambered nautilus Ocean diving N/A 4 p.m. – 9 a.m.
Sea animal Umbrella octopus Ocean diving N/A Throughout the day
Sea animal Sweet shrimp Ocean diving N/A 4 p.m. – 9 a.m.

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.