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Scientific NameRhodeus sericeus
AppearancesAnimal Crossing: Wild World
Animal Crossing: City Folk
Date AvailabilityNovember - February
Time AvailabilityAll Day
Sales Price900 Bells
Shadow SizeTiny
Tank Size1x1

The Bitterling is a small, blue fish that has been in both Animal Crossing: Wild World and also Animal Crossing: City Folk.


[edit] Players

This is what your player says when you catch a Bitterling:

[edit] Animal Crossing

I caught a bitterling! I wonder what makes this little guy so angry...

[edit] Animal Crossing: Wild World

I caught a bitterling! So small, so very bitter!

[edit] Animal Crossing: City Folk

I caught a bitterling! But it's pretty sweet to me!

[edit] Menu

This is what the menu will say when you catch the Bitterling:

[edit] Animal Crossing: Wild World

"They lay their eggs in live shellfish, so they're easy to raise, but hard to breed."

[edit] Animal Crossing: City Folk

"Easy to raise but tricky to breed, these are hard to find in the wild."

[edit] Museum

This is what Blathers will say when you donate this fish:

[edit] Animal Crossing: Wild World

I must say, I've never personally considered eating one of these before. It's so very...goldfishy... No, not particularly tasty-looking, to be sure...

[edit] Animal Crossing: City Folk

It's quite common for enthusiasts to keep bitterlings in the same tank as tropical fish, eh wot? Indeed, once upon a time, this fish was a popular choice for the private fishing ponds of the rich!

[edit] Contests

While participating in the fish catching contest the Bitterling is worth X amount of points. When giving this fish to Chip he will say the following:

[edit] Animal Crossing: City Folk


[edit] Trivia

[edit] Real Life

Bitterling are short - lived fish that inhabit slow flowing water, such as ponds, lakes, and marshes.

[edit] Appearance

Bitterling fish tend to be a yellow-ish color, and only grow to about 11 centimeters.

Last edited by Aurigae on 19 June 2012 at 11:05
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