The Limnologist is a fishing achievement. It is not part of the  [Accomplished Angler] achievement.

To complete it you have to successfully catch each of the 42 listed freshwater fish.

Where to catch fish

Fish Continent Location
 [Albino Cavefish] Deepholm Deepholm Lava Pools
 [Barbed Gill Trout] Outland Most lakes; also Deadwind Pass in Eastern Kingdoms.
 [Barrelhead Goby] Northrend Sholazar Basin
 [Blackbelly Mudfish] Kalimdor Uldum
 [Bloodfin Catfish] Eastern Kingdoms Deadwind Pass and Zul'Aman
 [Bonescale Snapper] Northrend Most zones; not fished from pools
 [Raw Brilliant Smallfish] Kalimdor/Eastern Kingdoms Many low-level zones
 [Raw Bristle Whisker Catfish] Kalimdor/Eastern Kingdoms Many intermediate-level zones
 [Crescent-Tail Skullfish] Eastern Kingdoms Deadwind Pass and Zul'Aman
 [Deviate Fish] Kalimdor Northern Barrens (possibly southern also)
 [Dragonfin Angelfish] Northrend Borean Tundra and Dragonblight
 [Fangtooth Herring] Northrend Howling Fjord and Grizzly Hills
 [Felblood Snapper] Outland Shadowmoon Valley and Hellfire Peninsula
 [Figluster's Mudfish] Outland Nagrand
 [Fountain Goldfish] Northrend The Dalaran fountain
 [Furious Crawdad] Outland Mountain lakes of Terokkar Forest - Highland Mixed School
 [Giant Darkwater Clam] Northrend Wintergrasp
 [Glacial Salmon] Northrend Grizzly Hills and Howling Fjord
 [Glassfin Minnow] Northrend Crystalsong Forest
 [Golden Darter] Outland Terokkar Forest and Zangarmarsh
 [Goldenscale Vendorfish] Outland Various locations; low catch rate
 [Raw Greater Sagefish] Eastern Kingdoms Alterac Mountains, Stranglethorn Vale
 [Highland Guppy] Eastern Kingdoms Twilight Highlands
 [Huge Spotted Feltail] Outland Terokkar Forest; also Zangarmarsh and Nagrand
 [Icefin Bluefish] Outland Nagrand and Netherstorm
 [Lavascale Catfish] Deepholm/Kalimdor Uldum and Deepholm
 [Raw Loch Frenzy] Eastern Kingdoms North end of Loch Modan
 [Raw Longjaw Mud Snapper] Kalimdor/Eastern Kingdoms Many low-level zones such as Tirisfal Glades, Dun Morogh, Elwynn Forest, and Durotar
 [Raw Mithril Head Trout] Kalimdor/Eastern Kingdoms Mid level zones such as Stranglethorn Vale and Desolace
 [Mountain Trout] Kalimdor Mount Hyjal: pools in the southern region
 [Musselback Sculpin] Northrend Borean Tundra and Dragonblight
 [Nettlefish] Northrend Sholazar Basin
 [Raw Nightfin Snapper] Kalimdor/Eastern Kingdoms Azshara, Deadwind Pass, Felwood, Feralas, Moonglade, the Plaguelands, Silithus, The Hinterlands, Un'Goro Crater, and Winterspring
 [Raw Sagefish] Kalimdor/Eastern Kingdoms Ashenvale, Hillsbrad Foothills, Loch Modan, Silverpine Forest, and Stonetalon Mountains
 [Sewer Carp] Northrend Sewer in Dalaran
 [Sharptooth] Kalimdor/Eastern Kingdoms Uldum, Twilight Highlands, and Mount Hyjal also found in Deepholm Lava Pools
 [Shimmering Minnow] Northrend Violet Hold moat in Dalaran
 [Sickly Looking Fish] Eastern Kingdoms The green slime of the Undercity and Tirisfal Glades
 [Slippery Eel] Northrend Violet Hold moat in Dalaran
 [Spotted Feltail] Outland Terokkar Forest, Zangarmarsh, The Underbog, and Serpentshrine Cavern
 [Striped Lurker] Kalimdor/Eastern Kingdoms Twilight Highlands and Mount Hyjal
 [Zangarian Sporefish] Outland Zangarmarsh

See also

Patch changes

  • Cataclysm Patch 4.3.0 (2011-11-29): Plated armorfish is removed from criteria.
  • Cataclysm Patch 4.1.0 (2011-04-26): Bloated catfish, Bloated mud snapper, Bloated redgill, Bloated smallfish, and Bloated trout are removed from criteria.
  • Cataclysm Patch 4.0.3a (2010-11-23): Added.

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