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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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'''Fish''' were common throughout the bodies of water in [[Arda]]. There is evidence of fishing with nets in [[Nindamos]] in [[Númenor]] and the [[Ethir Anduin|Ethir]] in [[Gondor]]. The [[Hobbits]] of [[the Shire]] were known to use fishing poles and one of their favorite locations was near [[The Golden Perch]]. [[Gollum]] was also known as enjoying fish and catching them with his bare hands. It was during a fishing trip that 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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The ''Gollum galaxias'' (''Galaxias gollumoides'') is a fresh-water fish named after Gollum due to its large eyes.
  
 
==References==
 
==References==
 
* ''[[The Lord of the Rings]]''
 
* ''[[The Lord of the Rings]]''
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* ''[[Unfinished Tales]]''
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* ''[[The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion]]''
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* ''[http://www.niwascience.co.nz/rc/freshwater/fishatlas/species/stewarti_galaxias Gollum galaxias]''
  
 
[[Category:Animals]]
 
[[Category:Animals]]
 
[[Category:Food]]
 
[[Category:Food]]

Revision as of 08:52, 26 February 2008

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

The Gollum galaxias (Galaxias gollumoides) is a fresh-water fish named after Gollum due to its large eyes.

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