Fish Gift Ideas: Fish Themed Gifts For Fish Lovers

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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Fish Books

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.

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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?

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Peterson Field Guide to Freshwater Fishes

  • Peterson Field Guides
  • Field Guide To Freshwater Fish
  • Peterson Field Guide

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Fish Mugs

Fish Mugs

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.

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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.

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Enamel Fish Mug

  • Fun mug with trendy fish design
  • Made of durable enamel, which makes it great for outdoor use
  • Wash by hand and do not use in microwave
  • Perfect gift for a lover of the outdoors
  • Mug holds approximately 1.9 cups of liquid

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.

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Fish toys

Fish Toys

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

  • 🐟【PERFECT LEARNING COMBO】Contain various sizes, more than 10 colors and 30 kinds of toy fishes animals
  • 🐟【ALL- ROUND EDUCATION】Good for hand-eye coordination, color recognition, interpersonal skills and also math for 3 4 5 6 year old boys and girls gifts
  • 🐟【MULTI-PLAYER GAME】Designed for kids vs kids or parent vs kids interaction and competition. Let's go fishing and role pretend play carnival together! Includes game instruction and rules. Nice bath toys for toddlers 1-3 and gifts for boys girls kids.
  • 🐟【LIFE-LIKE POLES】The best rod model with solid plastic and anti-corrosion strong magnets selected. Perfect match with water table and kiddie pool summer aquatic party favors!
  • 🐟【PREMIUM SERVICE】Full refund within 30 days. Buy with confidence as this fishing game is kids' must-have grow-up buddy

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!

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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!

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Squirting Fish

  • Squish & Squirt - As a baby bath toy, it's the perfect size for little hands and encourages sensory development during play.
  • Bathtub & Pool Toy - Crafted with squirting water capabilities and made with high-quality materials, this bathtub and pool toy will provide endless hours of fun for toddlers and kids .
  • Soft & Durable -Made of soft rubber, safe for toddlers to play,6 pieces packed in mesh bag.
  • Toddler Toys - Cute and colorful rubber fish also great for kids to play when even not in the bathtub , rubber material stand for rough play.
  • Easy Storage - Packed in a reusable mesh bag, easy to store the toys after playing.
  • Floating toy - This versatile water toy fish floats effortlessly, making it the perfect pool toy for toddlers during the summer season.

A fun gift for fish-loving kids, this collection of six water-squirting fish will make bathtime something to look forward to!

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Realistic Shark Toys

  • WHAT'S INSIDE: Discover nature's ferocious fishes! Sized at 10" long, our 8 pack includes a variety of sharks: great white, hammerhead, blacktip reef shark, blue shark, and whale shark! Features realistic details and lifelike colors. Made of soft pliable plastic that can withstand rough play.
  • PLANET EARTH: Not sure who is who in the animal kingdom? Each sea creature has its name printed on the bottom so you can take science class to the playroom! Perfect for indoor and outdoor play for kids ages 3 and up. Not recommended for water submersion.
  • FUN SCIENCE LEARNING: This realistic shark set includes a colorful booklet with all kinds of information about all eight sharks, so your child can learn fun facts while having a great time!
  • SAFE AND CHILD FRIENDLY: At Boley, child safety is our highest priority. That's why our entire production process is rigorously monitored by the most reputable organizations of child safety standards, including ASTM, Sedex, ICTI Care, and more.
  • LOOKING FOR MORE?: Check out our Boley store here on Amazon for an exciting and diverse array of children's educational toys. From dollhouses to dinosaurs, Boley is where the action is!

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!

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Fish Clothing

Fish-Themed Clothing

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.

Fish Shoes

  • Suitable for:Gift for fishing enthusiasts, A good choice for indoor, outdoor ,shower,beach, swimming, walking,party and etc.
  • Material: EVA material, soft slippers help protect your feet from harm, automatically gaining people's attention, making you the focal point, the favorite of fishing enthusiasts
  • Our products are genuine and protected by both US design patents and Chinese design patents. They are dual nationality design patented products from both China and the United States, with the highest quality and value. We provide a 100% refund guarantee for your purchase. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us. We will reply as soon as possible and provide you with a satisfactory response. Thank you
  • Features: Environmentally friendly, healthy, wear-resistant, waterproof, easy to clean, anti-aging, the sole has the characteristics of anti-skid, elastic and shockproof.
  • Thank you for reading carefully. Please enjoy the special design of fish slippers and people's attention

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.

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Fish Print Shirt

  • Fits close to the body for fitted, slim silhouette
  • Soft, durable and cozy tumbled poplin for a lived-in feel right away
  • Button-front closure
  • An Amazon brand

A stylish, fish-themed shirt, ideal for barbecues and informal social gatherings!

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Freshwater Fish Species T-Shirt

  • This cool educational biology fish identification chart design shows various types of freshwater fish species. Perfect for going fly fishing, bait casting, lake fishing or just for day to day fishy wear.
  • Great birthday or Christmas gift for fishermen, fisherwomen, or any master baiters and expert hookers who dig catching trout, bass, catfish, carp and the rest.
  • Lightweight, Classic fit, Double-needle sleeve and bottom hem

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.

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Retro Anglerfish T-Shirt

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.

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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!

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Fish Pajamas

What better nightwear could there be for someone who dreams about fish? Below are fish pajamas for kids and adults

Fish Pajama Shorts

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Fish Pajamas For Kids

  • Favorite pjs: These fitted pajamas have fun summer graphics and are buttery-soft for that snuggly feeling. A perfect gift for birthdays, holidays, or really any special occasion. 0-3M to 14 Years.
  • Soft & stretchy: Fall in love with our supple , breathable, and tag-free signature blend fabric (made of 95% viscose from bamboo and 5% spandex). This fabric is a must for sensitive skin.
  • Safe fit: All our two-piece pajama sets are fitted for safe sleeping to meet Consumer Product and Safety Commission regulations: our fabric is never treated with harmful flame retardant chemicals.
  • No worries, mom: Made for hitting the hay! Both pieces slide on and off and can be worn together or apart. Outfit care is a breeze: simply machine wash on a gentle cycle and tumble dry low.
  • Coordinate the whole family: Dress the squad in soft and stretchy pajamas for that cheery family photo by selecting matching prints and coordinating colors for Mom, Dad, and siblings!

We like the colors and design of these fish pajamas for kids.

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Fish Gift Ideas

Miscellaneous Fish Gift Ideas

Fish Species Poster

  • This stunning poster includes 106 fish species, both common and exotic, found in the Great Lakes and their tributaries
  • Illustrations by Duane Raver, Ellen Edmundson, famed illustrator for the New York Conservation Dept.
  • Printed on #80 coated stock using fade resistant inks and the highest production values, it is truly museum quality and suitable for framing
  • Posters measures 19″ X 27″
  • Shipped in a heavy-walled 2″ mailing tube with plastic endcaps
  • Made in USA

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.

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Shark Blanket

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!

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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!

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Fish Wrapping  Paper

Wrap up your fish-themed gift in this fish wrapping paper, which features illustrations of freshwater and ocean species.

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Fish Tumbler

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.

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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.

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Learn About Fish

Now you’ve found your ideal fish gift, it’s time to discover more about these amazing animals…

Fish: The Ultimate Guide – Become A Fish Expert!

Types of Fish with Pictures & Facts

Types of Sharks: Shark Species List with Pictures & Facts

Are Sharks Mammals? Is A Shark A Mammal Or A Fish?

Whale Shark Facts – Discover The Biggest Fish In The World!