Tropical Fish

A tropical fish, as swims in the warm waters of a coral reef or is kept as a pet in an aquarium. Depicted as a brightly colored fish in full profile facing left, with slender fins. Often shown as a blue-and-yellow fish with stripes, as an angelfish.

May be used to represent a variety of fish (saltwater or freshwater), fishing, metaphorical senses of fish, and fish as food, as consumed in the form of 🍣 Sushi. Not to be confused with 🐟 Fish or 🐡 Blowfish, though their applications may overlap. See also 🎣 Fishing Pole.

Google and Facebook’s fish previously resembled a goldfish, while Samsung’s was black and white. Microsoft’s fish was previously orange with white stripes, and yellow and blue before that.

Tropical Fish was approved as part of Unicode 6.0 in 2010 and added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.