Fish were cold-blooded aquatic vertebrates. Fish were often used for food.

Some eel-like creatures were seen swimming in a lake on Archer IV. (ENT: "Strange New World")

In the script for "Strange New World", these animals were described as "spikey, eel-like alien fish."

A large tank on the Xyrillian starship had eel-like creatures swimming in a liquid within it. (ENT: "Unexpected")

It is unknown what function these fish serve or what liquid they are swimming in. It can not be water, as it is revealed in the episode that the Xyrillians have trouble producing water. Indeed, the closest approximation they could devise was a small gelatinous cube.

Several different species of fish were seen in large aquariums in the Cetacean Institute in Sausalito. (Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home)

Sometimes gormaganders, which were actually space whales; were incorrectly referred to as fish. In 2256, Captain Lorca did this and he was corrected by Saru, much to his annoyance. (DIS: "Magic to Make the Sanest Man Go Mad")

On one occasion within the Dixon Hill holoprogram, Beverly Crusher asked if Jean-Luc Picard was a fish after being told by Data that Picard was "on ice" and "being grilled" in the program. Data, as a participant in the program, was using 20th century slang for being detained by the police and interrogated. (TNG: "The Big Goodbye")

Apart from Livingston, Captain Picard kept an aquarium of colorful tropical fish in his quarters (TNG: "The Battle"), as did the guest quarters of Doctor Paul Stubbs, (TNG: "Evolution") and the quarters of Counselor Deanna Troi. (TNG: "The Survivors")

The fish on the planet Aldea became extinct. (TNG: "When The Bough Breaks")

Captain Picard also kept a stone plate with a fossil fish in his ready room aboard the USS Enterprise-D in 2365. (TNG: "The Dauphin")

In 2344, Kyle and William T. Riker went on a fishing trip together. (TNG: "The Icarus Factor")

The Ferengi Omag had a very large fish for dinner in a bar on the planet Qualor II. (TNG: "Unification I")

A fish was among the mansaras in the habak on Dorvan V. (TNG: "Journey's End")

Promenade fish 2

The "Promenade Cardassian fish"

A huge Cardassian fish was displayed on Deep Space 9's promenade. (DS9: "The Nagus")

The official book The Making of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine features a sketch of the giant fish. Here, it is mentioned that that fish is supposed to be a "Cardassian Sushi Ad" and that "it is known simply as the Fish".

When in 2369 the imaginations of the Deep Space 9 residents became reality, Julian Bashir created an illusory Jadzia Dax who compared the real Dax with a "cold fish". (DS9: "If Wishes Were Horses")

Both Benjamin Sisko and his father Joseph were skilled at cooking fish. Joseph would sometimes joked to the customers of his restaurant that they should thank him for just letting him look at the fish he had prepared for them. (DS9: "Equilibrium", "Homefront")

A blue fish was seen swimming past Data in the Ba'ku lake. (Star Trek: Insurrection)

A holographic fish, called Spectrum, was seen in a fishbowl. (VOY: "Revulsion")

Types of fishEdit


Sentient fish speciesEdit

The Solanogen-based lifeform's had fish-like qualities.

Foods made from fishEdit

See alsoEdit

Unnamed fish
Cetacean Institute fish
Fish Picards quarters
Omag fish
Promenade fish
Fish in the Cetacean Institute An aquarium in Picard's quarters A fish on Qualor II A Cardassian fish on the Promenade
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home TNG: "The Battle" TNG: "Unification I" DS9: "The Nagus"

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