A selection of fish gift ideas, from books to fish shoes (yes, they are a thing). Find fun and educational fish gifts for kids and adults. This hand-curated list of fish-themed gifts will provide you with plenty of inspiration for choosing the perfect gift for the fish-lovers in your life!
Fish Gifts Index
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Below is a selection of books about fish for kids and adults.
Oceanology: The Secrets of the Sea Revealed
A big (400+ pages) and beautifully-presented hardback book on ocean life in all of its forms. This would make a fantastic gift for fish lovers, or anyone else interested in marine biology and the sea itself.
Like many DK publications, Oceanology: The Secrets of the Sea Revealed is suitable for readers of all ages; an animal-loving child would be delighted with this book.
Your Inner Fish: A Journey into the 3.5-Billion-Year History of the Human Body by Neil Shubin
In his bestselling book, paleontologist Neil Shubin investigates what links the bodies of modern humans to those of our fish ancestors. What has changed as a result of billions of years of evolution… and what has stayed the same?
Peterson Field Guide to Freshwater Fishes
Now in its second edition, published in 2011, the Peterson Field Guide to Freshwater Fishes is a comprehensive guide to the one thousand or so species of freshwater fish found in North America.
With color illustrations and maps, this 688-page paperback book will be an excellent companion for anyone interested in the diversity of fish life in America’s rivers, streams, lakes and ponds.
The World Beneath: The Life and Times of Unknown Sea Creatures and Coral Reefs
It’s possible that even a marine biologist would learn something from this fascinating book. Covering the whole gamut of marine life (so not just fish), The World Beneath introduces the animals, habitats and ecology of the marine biome.
With over 300 color photos and 312 pages, this book would make a great gift for a budding marine biologist, or anyone else fascinated by the marine environment.
DK Eyewitness Books: Fish
A lovely hardback book packed with fish photos, illustrations and facts. Aimed at kids from 8 to 12, DK’s Eyewitness: Fish would make a wonderful introduction to the world of fish for a young naturalist.
The Illlustrated Encyclopedia of Fish & Shellfish of the World
With 512 pages, and information on 1250 species, the Illlustrated Encyclopedia of Fish & Shellfish of the World is a comprehensive guide not just to fish, but also to a multitude of other aquatic animals.
A high-quality mug always makes for a good gift. Below is a selection of fish-themed mugs that the fish-lover will appreciate while sipping his or her favorite beverage!
Fish Coffee Mug
- Large 15-ounce ceramic mug
- Generous Over-Sized Handles
- Printed in New Hampshire using 100% solar energy
- Dishwasher and microwave safe.
- Image is printed on both sides
A large, dishwasher-safe mug with a design featuring a variety of fish species.
Mara Stoneware Mug – Fish School
- One Individual Ceramic Stoneware Mug - Dimensions: 5" x 3.75" x 4.25" - Capacity: 16 Ozs - Wgt: 1.5 Lbs.
- Microwave, Dishwasher & Oven Safe - Lead & Cadmium Free
- Finished By Hand - NATURAL VARIATIONS IN THE SHAPE, COLOR AND ETCHED DESIGNS GIVE EACH PIECE A UNIQUE PERSONALITY
Featuring a stylish, homespun-style design, this quality mug would make a nice gift for a fish lover.
Enamel Fish Mug
With a design that features a variety of marine and freshwater species, this enamel mug would make a good gift for a fish-lover who is also keen on the outdoors.
Need to get the fish-mad child in your life a fish-themed gift? Check out this selection of fun, if not quite educational, fish toys.
Magnetic Fishing Pool Toys Game for Kids
There is lots of good, old-fashioned fun to be had with a magnetic fishing game! Make the kids’ bathtimes fun or use as an activity for a party!
Plastic Fish Toy Selection
- Ocean animal toy, 46 Pack sea animal( no duplicated!!!) + 6 grass, beautifully detailed and made of 100% safety highest quality plastic material!
- Sea animal toy, approximately 2 inch, creature including Octopus,hippocampus, seahorse, jellyfish, turtle,clown fish, crab,shark Otter and etc
- Party favors, realistically detailed sea animal figurines inspire imaginative play and curiosity as learning toy, and makes the perfect novelty gift for kids toddler boy girl,ages 3 year and up!
- Cake cupcake topper, Perfect to complete party decorations or used for school education project, Goodie Bag Prizes giveaway, sensory water bin or birthday, Valentines Day gift, Easter Eggs Stuffers, Pinatas Filler
- Bath toy, kids love dropping ocean animal in the pool, water table, sand box, beach or bath tub and collecting them. Great for kid child toddler to enjoy bathtub time!
Kids love arranging and playing with plastic animals, which often come in large selection packs. There are plenty of options out there; this one comes with 46 sea animals, which should be enough to keep a child who loves fish amused for hours!
A fun gift for fish-loving kids, this collection of six water-squirting fish will make bathtime something to look forward to!
Realistic Shark Toys
This pack of eight realistic shark toys even comes with a (small) shark book. The sharks themselves are quite big, and made out of soft-ish plastic. The name of each of the sharks is printed on its body, so you’ll always know which is which!
Let the world know you’re a fish lover with fish-themed clothing. We’ve put together a selection of fish T-shirts and other items of clothing for kids and adults.
We’ll be honest; we didn’t know that fish shoes were a thing until we started researching the best fish gifts!
These innovative slippers make an ideal fish-themed gift, and according to the reviews they get on Amazon, seem to be surprisingly well-made for such a novelty item.
Fish Print Shirt
A stylish, fish-themed shirt, ideal for barbecues and informal social gatherings!
Freshwater Fish Species T-Shirt
Show the world you’re a fish expert with this nicely-designed T-shirt, which features 15 species of freshwater fish. Available in a variety of colours and styles.
Retro Anglerfish T-Shirt
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- Lightweight, Classic fit, Double-needle sleeve and bottom hem
Featuring a cool retro design, this fashionable T-shirt is suitable for fish lovers young and old. It’s available in a variety of colors, sizes and styles.
Finding Nemo Fish T-Shirt
As well as being a fun family film, Disney’s Finding Nemo also introduced a generation of young people to the beauty of the ocean.
This T-shirt features many of the main characters from the film, and will provide a good opportunity for young fans to show off their knowledge of marine life!
What better nightwear could there be for someone who dreams about fish? Below are fish pajamas for kids and adults
Fish Pajama Shorts
Fish Pajamas For Kids
We like the colors and design of these fish pajamas for kids.
Miscellaneous Fish Gift Ideas
Fish Species Poster
This fish species poster would make a great addition to the wall of any fish-lover’s room. Measuring 19″ by 27″, the poster is made of high-quality paper and could either be stuck on the wall as-is, or framed to make an interesting piece of fish-themed wall art.
Shown is the “Fishes of the Great Lakes Region” version; other versions are available.
- 🔥NEW GLOW IN THE DARK SHARK TAIL BLANKET - From the makers of The Original Shark Blanket, comes our most JAWsome Glow In The Dark toddler blanket! Our new cozy shark plush toddler fleece blanket now features fun glow in the dark shark eyes! Turn off the lights and watch the eyes on your shark throw blanket light up! The unique shark design lets you climb inside and put your feet all the way into the fins! Spark some killer fun and laughs with this shark tail blanket for boys and girls!
- 🏆PREMIUM QUALITY - Each plush blanket, is made from double-sided minky fabric, making it the perfect snuggle blanket or toddler sleeping bag but with no zipper. For durability we use high-quality stitching and embroidered glow in the dark eyes…the look and feel of this super soft blanket is JAWsome! Plus, it's machine washable!
- 🎨DESIGNED FOR TODDLERS IN THE USA BY A WOMEN OWNED COMPANY - This shark toddler blanket is designed for toddlers ages 18 months - 12 years who are no taller than 2 foot, 5 inches. If your little one loves shark toddler toys, shark stuff, shark items, shark gifts or shark bedding, this cool blanket will make for the perfect throw blanket for couch or a friend sleepover. This kids blanket measures 37'' H x 24'' W with room to put feet all the way into the shark's fins!
- 🌊BEST GIFT IN THE SEA - Blankie Tails are not just boring shark toys or gadget that will be forgotten after the holidays. Our plush shark toddler comforter can be given as a gift that will be used and enjoyed all year round. If you are looking for toddler sleeping bag boy, toddler quilt, toddler bed comforter, toddler fish bedding, gifts for toddlers look no further. Our shark theme blanket is sure to be a favorite, standout gift!
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Part blanket, part costume, this shark-themed gift will put a smile on any shark lover’s face. It’s available in several sizes, so all of the family will be able to find their inner shark!
Fish Pen Set
These colorful ballpoint pens are both fun and useful! You could buy a set to hand out at a fish-themed party!
Fish Wrapping Paper
Wrap up your fish-themed gift in this fish wrapping paper, which features illustrations of freshwater and ocean species.
A fish-themed tumbler to keep your hot drinks hot and your cold drinks cold. These American-made tumblers feature double-wall insulation and a goldfish design.
Fish Whiskey Glasses
A set of four whiskey glasses with an etched fish design. Unlike other fish-themed cups, the etched design of these glasses means that they are dishwasher safe. Ideal for whiskey or other drinks served on the rocks.
Learn About Fish
Now you’ve found your ideal fish gift, it’s time to discover more about these amazing animals…