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New Horizons has a total of 40 deep-sea creatures in all. In the Northern Hemisphere, 22 sea creatures can be caught in May, 5 of which are new and 3 will leave after May. In the Southern Hemisphere, 25 sea creatures can be caught in May, 5 of which are new and 3 will leave after May.


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Northern Hemisphere

Available in May

Name Image Price Shadow size Swimming speed Time
Seaweed NH-Icon-seaweed.png 600 Large Stationary All day
Sea star NH-Icon-seastar.png 500 Small Very slow All day
Sea urchin NH-Icon-seaurchin.png 1,700 Small Slow All day
Slate pencil urchin NH-Icon-slatepencilurchin.png 2,000 Medium Medium 4 PM - 9 AM
Sea anemone NH-Icon-seaanemone.png 500 Large Stationary All day
Sea slug NH-Icon-seaslug.png 600 Tiny Slow All day
Pearl oyster NH-Icon-pearloyster.png 2800 Small Medium All day
Scallop NH-Icon-scallop.png 1,200 Medium Slow All day
Whelk NH-Icon-whelk.png 1,000 Small Slow All day
Turban shell NH-Icon-turbanshell.png 1,000 Small Slow All day
Gigas giant clam NH-Icon-gigasgiantclam.png 15,000 Huge Quick All day
Chambered nautilus NH-Icon-chamberednautilus.png 1,800 Medium Medium 4 PM – 9 AM
Octopus NH-Icon-octopus.png 1,200 Medium Slow All day
Umbrella octopus NH-Icon-umbrellaoctopus.png 6,000 Small Fast All day
Vampire squid NH-Icon-vampiresquid.png 10,000 Medium Quick 4 PM – 9 AM
Firefly squid NH-Icon-fireflysquid.png 1,400 Tiny Slow 9 PM – 4 AM
Dungeness crab NH-Icon-dungenesscrab.png 1,900 Medium Medium All day
Acorn barnacle NH-Icon-acornbarnacle.png 600 Tiny Stationary All day
Mantis shrimp NH-Icon-mantisshrimp.png 2,500 Small Medium 4 PM – 9 AM
Lobster NH-Icon-lobster.png 4,500 Large Fast All day
Sea pineapple NH-Icon-seapineapple.png 1,500 Small Slow All day
Spotted garden eel NH-Icon-spottedgardeneel.png 1,100 Small Slow 4 AM – 9 PM

New in May

Name Image Price Shadow size Swimming speed Time
Sea urchin NH-Icon-seaurchin.png 1,700 Small Slow All day
Slate pencil urchin NH-Icon-slatepencilurchin.png 2,000 Medium Medium 4 PM - 9 AM
Gigas giant clam NH-Icon-gigasgiantclam.png 15,000 Huge Quick All day
Vampire squid NH-Icon-vampiresquid.png 10,000 Medium Quick 4 PM – 9 AM
Spotted garden eel NH-Icon-spottedgardeneel.png 1,100 Small Slow 4 AM – 9 PM

Leaving after May

Name Image Price Shadow size Swimming speed Time
Turban shell NH-Icon-turbanshell.png 1,000 Small Slow All day
Umbrella octopus NH-Icon-umbrellaoctopus.png 6,000 Small Fast All day
Dungeness crab NH-Icon-dungenesscrab.png 1,900 Medium Medium All day

Southern Hemisphere

Available in May

Name Image Price Shadow size Swimming speed Time
Seaweed NH-Icon-seaweed.png 600 Large Stationary All day
Sea cucumber NH-Icon-seacucumber.png 500 Medium Very slow All day
Sea pig NH-Icon-seapig.png 10,000 Small Quick 4 PM – 9 AM
Sea star NH-Icon-seastar.png 500 Small Very slow All day
Sea Anemone NH-Icon-seaanemone.png 500 Large Stationary All day
Sea slug NH-Icon-seaslug.png 600 Tiny Very slow All day
Pearl oyster NH-Icon-pearloyster.png 2800 Small Medium All day
Mussel NH-Icon-mussel.png 1500 Small Slow All day
Oyster NH-Icon-oyster.png 1100 Small Medium All day
Scallop NH-Icon-scallop.png 1,200 Medium Slow All day
Whelk NH-Icon-whelk.png 1,000 Small Slow All day
Turban shell NH-Icon-turbanshell.png 1,000 Small Slow All day
Abalone NH-Icon-pearloyster.png 2000 Medium Medium 4 PM – 9 AM
Chambered nautilus NH-Icon-chamberednautilus.png 1,800 Medium Medium 4 PM – 9 AM
Octopus NH-Icon-octopus.png 1,200 Medium Slow All day
Umbrella octopus NH-Icon-umbrellaoctopus.png 1,200 Medium Slow All day
Gazami crab NH-Icon-gazamicrab.png 2,200 Medium Medium All day
Dungeness crab NH-Icon-dungenesscrab.png 1,900 Medium Medium All day
Snow crab NH-Icon-snowcrab.png 6,000 Large Fast All day
Red king crab NH-Icon-redkingcrab.png 8,000 Large Quick All day
Acorn barnacle NH-Icon-acornbarnacle.png 600 Tiny Stationary All day
Sweet shrimp NH-Icon-sweetshrimp.png 1,400 Small Slow 4 PM – 9 AM
Mantis shrimp NH-Icon-mantisshrimp.png 2,500 Small Medium 4 PM – 9 AM
Spiny lobster NH-Icon-spinylobster.png 5,000 Large Fast 9 PM – 4 AM
Venus' Flower Basket NH-Icon-venusflowerbasket.png 5000 Medium Fast All day

New in May

Name Image Price Shadow size Swimming speed Time
Sea cucumber NH-Icon-seacucumber.png 500 Medium Very slow All day
Sea pig NH-Icon-seapig.png 10,000 Small Very fast 4 PM – 9AM
Dungeness crab NH-Icon-dungenesscrab.png 1,900 Medium Medium All day
Snow crab NH-Icon-snowcrab.png 6,000 Large Fast All day
Red king crab NH-Icon-redkingcrab.png 8,000 Large Quick All day

Leaving after May

Name Image Price Shadow size Swimming speed Time
Chambered nautilus NH-Icon-chamberednautilus.png 1,800 Medium Medium 4 PM – 9 AM
Spotted garden eel NH-Icon-spottedgardeneel.png 1,100 Small Slow 4 AM – 9 PM
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