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'''Fish''' were vertebrate animals living in many of [[Arda]]'s waters. It provided a main source of income for various shore communities such as [[Nindamos]] in [[Númenor]] and the [[Ethir Anduin|Ethir]] in [[Gondor]]. [[Hobbits]] also fished, though seem to be the only ones who used the method of angling rather than netting: [[the Golden Perch]] was said to be a favourite spot for anglers. [[Gollum]] developed an altogether different, and rather basic, way of capturing his most beloved food: by hand.
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'''Fish''' were common throughout the bodies of water in [[Arda]]. There is evidence of [[Nindamos]] in [[Númenor]] and the [[Ethir Anduin|Ethir]] in [[Gondor]] of fishing with nets. The [[Hobbits]] of [[the Shire]] were known to use fishing poles and one of their favorite locations was [[The Golden Perch]]. [[Gollum]] was also known as enjoying fish and catching them with his bare hands. It was during a fishing trip in which Gollum acquired [[the One Ring]].
  
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Galaxias gollumoides (fresh-water fish) was a species of fish named after Gollum due to its large eyes.
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==References==
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* ''[[The Lord of the Rings]]''
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Revision as of 00:05, 26 February 2008

Fish were common throughout the bodies of water in Arda. There is evidence of Nindamos in Númenor and the Ethir in Gondor of fishing with nets. The Hobbits of the Shire were known to use fishing poles and one of their favorite locations was The Golden Perch. Gollum was also known as enjoying fish and catching them with his bare hands. It was during a fishing trip in which Gollum acquired the One Ring.

Galaxias gollumoides (fresh-water fish) was a species of fish named after Gollum due to its large eyes.

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