List of fictional fish

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This is a list of fictional fish from literature, animation and movies. This also includes sharks, shellfish (though they are mollusks, not fish), and eels. Whales, seacows and dolphins are aquatic mammals, not fish, and are therefore excluded.

Animation[edit]

Name Type Work Notes
Albert Fish The Dreamstone A dogfish.
Blinky Fish The Simpsons A three-eyed fish.
Bruce Great white shark Finding Nemo Leader of a group of sharks that wants to swear off of eating fish.
Cleo Goldfish Pinocchio A goldfish owned by the wood-carver Geppetto.
Darwin Orange fish The Amazing World of Gumball
Don Lino Great white shark Shark Tale
Dory Pacific regal blue tang Finding Nemo A female palette surgeonfish in Disney's Pixar's Finding Nemo.
Fish Out of Water Goldfish Chicken Little (2005 film)
Fishtronaut Fishtronaut A Brazilian cartoon.
Flounder Tropical fish The Little Mermaid Ariel's sidekick in Disney's The Little Mermaid.
Gyopi Goldfish Goldfish Warning
Jabberjaw Great white shark Jabberjaw A shark and main character of the Hanna-Barbera cartoon shorts.
Kenny Tiger shark Kenny the Shark A shark and main character in the animated series.
Klaus Heissler Goldfish American Dad! Pet goldfish of the Smiths
Lenny Great white shark Shark Tale Vegetarian shark
Misterjaw Great white shark The Pink Panther and Friends produced at DePatie-Freleng Enterprises in 1976 for The Pink Panther and Friends television series on NBC.
Mr. Limpet Fish The Incredible Mr. Limpet A 1964 live-action/animated film from Warner Brothers.
Mack Salmon Salmon The Adventures of Sam & Max: Freelance Police A human with a fishbowl for a head, Mack Salmon is really a fish who travels on top of a fake body.
Marlin Clownfish Finding Nemo Nemo's father
Muddy Mudskipper Mudskipper Ren and Stimpy
Nemo Clownfish Finding Nemo a juvenile ocellaris clownfish in Disney's Pixar's Finding Nemo.
Mrs. Puff Pufferfish SpongeBob SquarePants A pufferfish with blonde hair, who is the owner and teacher of a boating school(analogous to driving school, as the "boats" are underwater equivalents to cars).
Oscar Bluestreak cleaner wrasse Shark Tale An underachieving worker in the Whale Wash of Reef City.
Shark Shark Gyo
Winnie Sea Horse Adventures of the Little Mermaid

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Comics[edit]

Name Type Publisher First Appearance Notes
Mr. Fish Piscine Humanoid Marvel Comics Luke Cage, Powerman
#29 (April, 1975)
A supervillain in the Marvel Comics Universe who is an enemy of Luke Cage.
Sherman Great white shark Sherman's Lagoon
North County Times
(May, 1991)
Harry'n'Hank 'Cartoonesque' Electric Green Tetra Fish (Harry) & Electric Blue Jack Dempsy (Hank) Tantrumedia Facebook & Website
(27 Feb, 2005)
Newspaper Funnies (Cartoon) Style Characters
Inspector Gill Anthropomorphic fish Fishwrap Comics Fish Police

Film[edit]

Name Type Film Notes
Edward Bloom Fish Big Fish His true form is that of a giant fish in the film.
Bruce Mammoth Shark Jaws Bruce was the name of the mechanical shark film prop.
Pudge Unknown tropical fish Lilo & Stitch The fish that Lilo feeds peanut butter sandwiches to because she thinks he controls the weather

TV Series[edit]

Name Type TV Series Notes
Trevor Goldfish Being Human Trevor is a goldfish, who is given by the main character John Mitchell to a woman that he fancies, after she lost her own goldfish.
Dorothy Goldfish Elmo's World Dorothy is owned by Elmo. Elmo frequently talks to Dorothy throughout each episode and Dorothy is featured in many 'Elmo' books.

Literature[edit]

Name Type Author Work Notes
Terrible Dogfish Sea monster Carlo Collodi The Adventures of Pinocchio
Otto Goldfish Helen Palmer A Fish out of Water Illustrations by P. D. Eastman
Unnamed Goldfish Dr. Seuss Cat in the Hat In the 1971 The Cat in the Hat TV special named Carlos K. Krinkelbein
Unnamed Fish Dr. Seuss One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish Also featured in a Beginner Book Video series.
Swimmy Black fish Leo Lionni Swimmy Named by the National Education Association one of its "Teachers' Top 100 Books for Children" based on a 2007 online poll.[1]
Rainbow Fish Rainbowfish Marcus Pfister Rainbow Fish Children's book about the value of sharing.

Myth[edit]

Name Type Origin Notes
Abaia Eel Melanesian Mythology
Fur-Bearing Trout Trout North America a fictional creature native to the northern regions of North America.
Ikaroa Māori Mythology A long fish said to have given birth to all the stars in the Milky Way or to be the Mother Goddess of all the stars.
Jasconius An enormous fish in the story of Saint Brendan
Leviathan A biblical sea creature from Talmud.
Namazu Catfish Japanese Mythology A giant Catfish who causes earthquakes.

Video games[edit]

Name Type Game System(s) Notes
James Pond Fish James Pond PC a computer platform game based on a James Bond styled fish.
Freddi Fish Fish Freddi Fish Series PC A yellow fish with orange fins and blue eyes. She volunteers to investigate any mystery or crime that has recently affected her friends. She often counters the crooks she catches with morals of wrongdoings.
Roysten Goldfish Banjo-Kazooie Banjo-Tooie Nintendo 64 Banjo's pet goldfish.
Undyne Fish-Like Monster Undertale PC A fish-like humanoid monster that leads the Royal Guard. She is rather hostile towards Frisk(unless the player befriends her in a pacifist run), the protagonist and gives cooking lessons to Papyrus.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Teachers' Top 100 Books for Children". NEA. National Education Association. 2007. Retrieved 26 May 2017.