Free Printable Fish Coloring Pages

Do you find fish beautiful and fascinating? There are so many different kinds, and they come in every color of the rainbow! Color your own however you’d like with these printable fish coloring pages.

Fish are marvelous creatures that rule all of the world’s water habitats. But guess what, many fish rule households, too! They are not cuddly and affectionate like dogs, but many people still choose them as companions and care for them in huge, realistically-designed tanks. Amazing! If you love them but not yet ready for that responsibility, you can express their love for these creatures in a different way, that is, working on fish pictures to color! 

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Black and white fish coloring pages on aqua background

Are you one of those who enjoy leisure coloring? This popular activity all started with parents who want to introduce therapeutic, creative exercises to their children. Now, more and more adults are engaging in this creative task to achieve mindfulness and lower anxiety levels. 

Coloring is a wonderful hobby for both children and adults. You don’t need to be an experienced artist to come up with beautiful results. If you are looking for a fun and de-stressing routine after office hours, work on these fish coloring pages. Unlike other adult coloring books with complicated designs, these fish coloring pages have simpler patterns. You can easily incorporate your unique twists and personal touch into every page.


This set of 5 has different styles. Print one fish coloring page or print them all! The backgrounds are blank for easier printing, so you can easily add your distinct ocean designs.

Clownfish swimming near sea anemone - fish coloring pages


For many people, fish are friends, not food. Believe it or not, fish have pain receptors, and just like us, they experience stress, happiness, and pain. According to recent studies, fish have their own unique personalities. Some are adventure seekers, while others are shyer and are hesitant to take risks. If you don’t love fish yet, then it’s time to learn more about them!

Have you seen the movie, Finding Nemo? Clownfish like Marlin and Nemo are brilliant animals that live in many ways similar to us. Fish remember and recognize other fish (except for Dory!), and establish relationships with creatures within their network. In real life, they also know how to build nests, hide eggs from predators and use rocks to crack shells open. 

Blue and yellow tropical fish swimming in coral reef environment

Wild fish live in almost all aquatic habitats, They are well adapted to live in rivers, ponds, streams, lakes, and oceans. There are around 28,000 known species, and more still to be discovered by experts. Just imagine the ocean beaming with fish of various shapes and sizes. They eat a vast range of ocean species, from other live fish, fish eggs, larvae, and crustaceans, to algae, jellyfish, and worms.

If you are looking into making some positive changes within yourself, a fish is the ultimate spirit animal.  Fish represents creativity, serenity, good luck, and transformation. Since they thrive in water that brings life to all living things, they also represent rebirth and fertility. Let’s be fiercely independent and adaptable like these cool swimmers! 

Want to turn your growing love for fish into a hobby? With these fish coloring pages, you can turn your appreciation for them into wonderful works of art. You can do these with your kids or younger siblings, too!

Tops of colored crayons - fish coloring pages



When you download the Fish Coloring Pages file, it will save to your computer as a PDF. Then, you can print as many as you would like.

Use regular white printer paper when you print these coloring pages. You can print one of each of the 5 choices, or print several of your favorite pages!

All 5 of these cute fish pictures have black lines, nothing in color. But you still want to be sure and print in black & white so you don’t use up your color ink.

Black and white fish pictures to color on aqua background


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