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Animal Crossing: New Horizons June fish and bugs: Everything arriving and leaving your island this month

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The month of June has officially started and that means all kinds of new Animal Crossing: New Horizons fish and bugs have arrived. With catches big and small to reel in or net, this month has plenty of exciting additions that you can marvel at in your museum once you land that all important catch. We've put together a list of every new Animal Crossing: New Horizons June fish or bug broken down by hemisphere, with the locations of these new critters and what times you can find them on your island. And, if you want to make sure you've caught every bug or fish before they make an exit at the end of June, we've also listed every critter that will be leaving at the end of the month. 

So without further ado, here's everything you need to know about all of the fish and bugs making an appearance in June in Animal Crossing: New Horizons (opens in new tab)

New N.Hem

Northern Hemisphere - New for June

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FishTilapiaRiverAll hours
FishPiranhaRiver 9 am - 4pm / 9pm - 4am
Fish DoradoRiver4am - 9pm
FishArowanaRiver4pm - 9am
FishSaddled BichirRiver9pm - 4am
FishArapaimaRiver4pm - 9am
FishGiant SnakeheadPond 9am - 4pm
FishGarPond4pm - 9am
FishRibbon Eel SeaAll hours
FishSuckerfishSeaAll hours
FishWhale SharkSeaAll hours
FishSaw SharkSea4pm - 9am
FishHammerhead SharkSea4pm - 9am
FishGreat White SharkSea4pm - 9am
BugDrone BeetleOn treesAll hours
BugRainbow StagOn trees5pm - 8am
BugGoliath BeetleOn trees5pm - 8am
BugFireflyFlying7pm - 4am
BugMosquitoFlying5pm - 4am
BugEmperor ButterflyFlying5pm - 8am

New S.Hem

Southern Hemisphere - New for June

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FishPond SmeltRiverAll hours
FishStringfishRiver (Clifftop)4pm - 9am
FishSea ButterflySeaAll hours
FishOarfishSeaAll hours
FishSquidSeaAll hours
BugRajah Brooke's birdwingFlying8am - 5pm
BugEmperor ButterflyFlying5pm - 8am
BugDung BeetleSnow ballsAll hours

Leaving N.Hem

Northern Hemisphere - Leaving in June

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FishCherry SalmonRiver (Clifftop)4am - 9am / 4pm- 9pm
FishCharRiver (Clifftop)4pm - 9am
BugCommon butterflyFlying4am - 7pm
BugYellow butterflyFlying4am - 7pm
BugPeacock butterflyFlying4am - 7pm
BugFireflyFlying7pm - 4am
BugLadybugOn flowers8am - 5pm
BugPill BugRocks11pm - 4pm
BugCentipedeRocks4pm - 11pm
BugViolin BeetleOn treesAll hours

Leaving S.Hem

Southern Hemisphere - Leaving in June

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FishPikeRiverAll hours
Heather Wald
Heather Wald

I started out writing for the games section of a student-run website as an undergrad, and continued to write about games in my free time during retail and temp jobs for a number of years. Eventually, I earned an MA in magazine journalism at Cardiff University, and soon after got my first official role in the industry as a content editor for Stuff magazine. After writing about all things tech and games-related, I then did a brief stint as a freelancer before I landed my role as a staff writer here at GamesRadar+. Now I get to write features, previews, and reviews, and when I'm not doing that, you can usually find me lost in any one of the Dragon Age or Mass Effect games, tucking into another delightful indie, or drinking far too much tea for my own good.