Animal Crossing New Horizons May Sea Creatures List


It's another month in Animal Crossing New Horizons, which means new Sea Creatures for May. As well as some new additions, some sea creatures will also be leaving this month. To help make sure you know what to catch, and what's new, we've put together this Animal Crossing New Horizons May Sea Creatures guide. We'll list all the sea creatures available this month, which ones are leaving, and which ones are new.

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ACNH: Sea Creatures Available in May

There's a wide variety of sea creatures available in Animal Crossing New Horizons for May 2021. Here's the full list:

Price
Time
Name
600
All Day
Acorn Barnacle
1,800
4 PM - 9 AM
Chambered Nautilus
1,900
All Day
Dungeness Crab
1,400
9 PM - 4 AM
Firefly Squid
15,000
All Day
Gigas Giant Clam
4,500
All Day
Lobster
2,500
4 PM - 9 AM
Mantis Shrimp
1,700
All Day
Sea Urchin
600
All Day
Seaweed
2,000
4 PM - 9 AM
Slate Pencil Urchin
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New Sea Creatures for May

There are a bunch of new critters being added in May 2021. Here's what's new:

Name
Price
Time
Sea Urchin
1,700
All day
Slate Pencil Urchin
2,000
4 PM - 9 AM
Gigas giant clam
15,000
All day
Vampire squid
10,000
4 PM - 9 AM
Spotted Garden Eel
1,100
4 AM - 9 PM
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Sea Creatures Leaving this Month

May is your last chance to get your hands on a selection of sea creatures before they leave for the season. Here's what you'll want to keep an eye out for:

Name
Price
Time
Turban Shell
1,000
All day
Umbrella octopus
6,000
All day
Dungeness crab
1,900
All day

That's all you need to know about the sea creatures available in Animal Crossing New Horizons for May. For more on the game be sure to check out our guide on generating an Island Name. Elsewhere there's our look at how to get Forsythia.

Release Date

The May update for the animals in ACNH usually takes place at 5 AM on May 1st in your respective time zone. Just make sure to log out and back in around this time to start catching the new creatures.

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