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Scientific NameLepomis macrochirus
AppearancesAnimal Crossing
Animal Crossing: Wild World
Animal Crossing: City Folk
Date AvailabilityAll Year
Time Availability9am - 4pm
Sales Price120 Bells
Shadow SizeSmall
Tank Size1x1

The Bluegill is a fish that made its first appearance in Animal Crossing and returned again in Animal Crossing: Wild World and Animal Crossing: City Folk. They are very common and can be caught all year, making them a staple to any fisherman's inventory.


[edit] Players

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

[edit] Animal Crossing

"I caught a bluegill! Don't worry, I caught the rest of the fish, too!"

[edit] Animal Crossing: Wild World

"I caught a bluegill! Why's the little guy so sad?"

[edit] Animal Crossing: City Folk

I caught a bluegill! Now that takes some skill!

[edit] Menu

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

[edit] Animal Crossing: Wild World

Their name comes from their blue gills. The spines on their backs serve as protection.

[edit] Animal Crossing: City Folk

"Their blue gills give these their name. The spines on their backs protect them."

[edit] Museum

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

[edit] Animal Crossing


[edit] Animal Crossing: Wild World


[edit] Animal Crossing: City Folk

"...Ah, hoo, the bluegill, scourge of fishermen everywhere. Once introduced to an area, this fish will eat up many of the indigenous breeds, eh wot? But with a face like that, it's hard to believe our wee fishy friend here has any bad intentions..."

[edit] Trivia

  • Many people will find this fish being one of their prime sources of income in the early stages of the game.

[edit] Real Life

The Bluegill is a freshwater fish, familiarly known as a bream or brim. They are native to North America and is the state fish of Illinois.

[edit] Appearance

They are most notable for their black, or blue, gill covers often called an 'ear'. They can grow to be around 16 inches long.

Last edited by Aurigae on 15 July 2012 at 04:47
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