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The Limnologist

The Limnologist is a fishing achievement. It is not part of the Trade fishing.png  [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
Inv misc fish 81.png  [Albino Cavefish] Deepholm Deepholm Lava Pools
Inv misc fish 37.png  [Barbed Gill Trout] Outland Most lakes; also Deadwind Pass in Eastern Kingdoms.
Inv misc fish 57.png  [Barrelhead Goby] Northrend Sholazar Basin
Inv misc fish 85.png  [Blackbelly Mudfish] Kalimdor Uldum
Inv misc fish 29.png  [Bloodfin Catfish] Eastern Kingdoms Deadwind Pass and Zul'Aman
Inv misc fish 48.png  [Bonescale Snapper] Northrend Most zones; not fished from pools
Inv misc fish 08.png  [Raw Brilliant Smallfish] Kalimdor/Eastern Kingdoms Many low-level zones
Inv misc fish 30.png  [Raw Bristle Whisker Catfish] Kalimdor/Eastern Kingdoms Many intermediate-level zones
Inv misc fish 40.png  [Crescent-Tail Skullfish] Eastern Kingdoms Deadwind Pass and Zul'Aman
Inv misc monsterhead 01.png  [Deviate Fish] Kalimdor Northern Barrens (possibly southern also)
Inv misc fish 54.png  [Dragonfin Angelfish] Northrend Borean Tundra and Dragonblight
Inv misc fish 67.png  [Fangtooth Herring] Northrend Howling Fjord and Grizzly Hills
Inv misc fish 38.png  [Felblood Snapper] Outland Shadowmoon Valley and Hellfire Peninsula
Inv misc fish 41.png  [Figluster's Mudfish] Outland Nagrand
Inv misc fish 58.png  [Fountain Goldfish] Northrend The Dalaran fountain
Inv misc fish 14.png  [Furious Crawdad] Outland Mountain lakes of Terokkar Forest - Highland Mixed School
Inv misc shell 04.png  [Giant Darkwater Clam] Northrend Wintergrasp
Inv misc fish 51.png  [Glacial Salmon] Northrend Grizzly Hills and Howling Fjord
Inv misc fish 69.png  [Glassfin Minnow] Northrend Crystalsong Forest
Inv misc fish 36.png  [Golden Darter] Outland Terokkar Forest and Zangarmarsh
Inv misc fish 42.png  [Goldenscale Vendorfish] Outland Various locations; low catch rate
Inv misc fish 21.png  [Raw Greater Sagefish] Eastern Kingdoms Alterac Mountains, Stranglethorn Vale
Inv misc fish 77.png  [Highland Guppy] Eastern Kingdoms Twilight Highlands
Inv misc fish 39.png  [Huge Spotted Feltail] Outland Terokkar Forest; also Zangarmarsh and Nagrand
Inv misc fish 23.png  [Icefin Bluefish] Outland Nagrand and Netherstorm
Inv misc fish 78.png  [Lavascale Catfish] Deepholm/Kalimdor Uldum and Deepholm
Inv misc fish 03.png  [Raw Loch Frenzy] Eastern Kingdoms North end of Loch Modan
Inv misc fish 32.png  [Raw Longjaw Mud Snapper] Kalimdor/Eastern Kingdoms Many low-level zones such as Tirisfal Glades, Dun Morogh, Elwynn Forest, and Durotar
Inv misc fish 02.png  [Raw Mithril Head Trout] Kalimdor/Eastern Kingdoms Mid level zones such as Stranglethorn Vale and Desolace
Inv misc fish 90.png  [Mountain Trout] Kalimdor Mount Hyjal: pools in the southern region
Inv misc fish 62.png  [Musselback Sculpin] Northrend Borean Tundra and Dragonblight
Inv misc fish 72.png  [Nettlefish] Northrend Sholazar Basin
Inv misc fish 23.png  [Raw Nightfin Snapper] Kalimdor/Eastern Kingdoms Azshara, Deadwind Pass, Felwood, Feralas, Moonglade, the Plaguelands, Silithus, The Hinterlands, Un'Goro Crater, and Winterspring
Inv misc fish 20.png  [Raw Sagefish] Kalimdor/Eastern Kingdoms Ashenvale, Hillsbrad Foothills, Loch Modan, Silverpine Forest, and Stonetalon Mountains
Inv misc fish 31.png  [Sewer Carp] Northrend Sewer in Dalaran
Inv misc fish 83.png  [Sharptooth] Kalimdor/Eastern Kingdoms Uldum, Twilight Highlands, and Mount Hyjal also found in Deepholm Lava Pools
Inv misc fish 08.png  [Shimmering Minnow] Northrend Violet Hold moat in Dalaran
Inv misc fish 28.png  [Sickly Looking Fish] Eastern Kingdoms The green slime of the Undercity and Tirisfal Glades
Inv misc fish 11.png  [Slippery Eel] Northrend Violet Hold moat in Dalaran
Inv misc fish 39.png  [Spotted Feltail] Outland Terokkar Forest, Zangarmarsh, The Underbog, and Serpentshrine Cavern
Inv misc fish 88.png  [Striped Lurker] Kalimdor/Eastern Kingdoms Twilight Highlands and Mount Hyjal
Inv misc fish 34.png  [Zangarian Sporefish] Outland Zangarmarsh

See also

Patch changes

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