Dreaming of Fish in Clear Water

Clear water means that you are feeling clarity about a situation in your life.

Conversely, if you dream of a fish in murky or muddy water, this could symbolize that you are feeling uncertainty or are overwhelmed by current circumstances in your life.

For more details about water and what it may mean in your dream, visit water dream meanings.

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Koi Fish

To see a koi fish in your dream indicates that you need to put aside your pride and ego and not let it get in the way of friendships and relationships.

Alternatively, the koi fish is symbolic of patience, perseverance, determination, ambition, tenacity, courage and success. The koi serves as a reminder that you will overcome life’s obstacles and adversities.

To see or keep a koi fish pond in your dream represents love, affection and friendship.

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Puffer Fish

To see a puffer fish in your dream signifies suppressed or unexpressed anger. You are holding something in that is on the verge of erupting at any moment. Alternatively, the dream indicates that others tend to underestimate your abilities or misjudge you.

You may be doing something a lot more than is usual or feel that you’ve done something way too much.

Negatively, a blowfish may reflect embarrassment at having done something way too much.

The puffer fish is also known as blowfish or the toadfish that inhabits warmer waters around the globe.

It is identified by its uncanny ability to adapt and defend itself against larger predators.


The Puffer fish have a unique ability to inflate its body by sipping water or air causing it to become rounder. Another defense that a puffer fish use is its tiny sharp thorns that exude outside when the puffer fish is inflated.

A puffer fish can be hazardous, some of the marine animals that have a taste of this fish, end up in an unfortunate ways, but if we take a deeper look at this animal, even its liver that is full of neurotoxins can taste better than the most expensive meat.

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A school of fish

To dream of a school of fish indicates abundance and the way you may feel like you fit in with others.

If the school of fish is swimming along peacefully and happily, this could mean you are feeling content with the way your current life situations are working.

School of fish could also be translated quite literally, and can mean that you are seeking knowledge or experience in some subject.

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Fish jumping out of water

Dreaming of fish jumping out of water can mean that you are experiencing unexpected events in your life.

You may feel as if you do not belong, or you may feel like things are happening which surprise you.

It is important to think of other aspects of the dream, such as the overall mood and the way the water presents itself. Is it a rough and stormy sea, or is it a calm and peaceful lake?

To see a flying fish in your dream indicates that you are feeling emotionally free and uninhibited.

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Fish in an aquarium

Dreaming of fish in an aquarium could mean you somehow feel confined with the current events in your life. You may be feeling as if you are being judged or if you are somehow on display for others’ enjoyment.

You may feel as if you are trapped in the dream or feel that you are unable to progress towards your goals. See what it means to dream of an aquarium for further details.

To see or clean a fish tank in your dream indicates how you have full control of your emotions. You keep your feelings in check.

If you are watching the fish in the fish tank, then you may feel that your life is going nowhere or that you are going in circles with your life.

To dream that you are living in a fish tank indicates that you are detached from society. You are withdrawn.

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Dreaming of large, threatening fish

If you dream of a shark or whale, it could be the fish is a sign of fear or worry. Sharks are predatory, and it could be a sign that you are feeling out of control in your life.

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Dreaming of Dead Fish

If you see dead fish washed up on shore, this could signify that you are feeling disappointment or regret in relation to events happening in your current life. You may feel as if opportunities have been wasted or ignored.

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Dreaming of Swimming With Fish

If you dream you are swimming with the fish, or you are even perhaps riding on the back of a fish can mean that you are exploring where you belong in the world.

You may be going through the flow of life and finding ways to be more aware of yours spiritual and emotional needs.

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Dreaming of Dolphins

Dolphins are not actually fish, but they are mammals who live underwater.

Dolphins swimming with fish could be a symbol for you to look for better ways to communicate your feelings with others or to tap into your own divine spiritual knowledge to better understand a situation in your waking life.

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Fish Market

To dream that you go to a fish market signifies pleasure and joy.

To see decayed and rotting fish at the fish market denotes distress that will come in the disguise of happiness.

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Dreaming of Eating Fish

If you dream of eating a fish, it could mean that you are looking for a means to supply yourself with nourishment and nurturing. See meaning of food and eating in dreams for more details.


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