Islamic Interpretation of Dreams (Ibn-i Sirin):
(Sea life; Human being) In a dream, if their number is known, fish represent women, but if their number is not known, then they represent money from a doubtful source.
Ifone sees a fish colony gathering at seabed, where he is fishing, bringing them up and eating them raw as he pleases, or ifhe places them into baskets and divides them into lots in the dream, it means that he will prosper and invest his wealth in different ventures and savings plans.
A whale in a dream represents the minister ofsea life, while the sea itselfrepresents the king or the country.
A whale in a pond with his jaws opened in a dream represents a prison.
A large fish colony in a dream represents despised earnings, or earning a large amount money one is accountable for its expenditure. Fishing in a well means homosexuality, or it could represent someone who tries to tempt his servant or his assistant to indulge in a loathsome act.
Ifone sees himself fishing in murky waters in a dream, it conveys evil, sorrows, or distress however it may happen.
If one sees himself fishing in clear waters in a dream, it means money or hearing nice words or conceiving a son, while fishing in salty waters in a dream means difficulties.
Ifone sees himselffishing with a fishhook in a dream, it means excitement, pleasure or losing benefits.
A soft skin fish in a dream means benefits for someone intending to trick or to swindle peopleâs money. Mostly fishing with a pole and a fishhook in a dream means difficulties or slow coming benefits, or a slow and loose business.
Any large cyprinoid freshwater fish or a barbel fish (cyprinus bynni; barbus) in a dream denote positive benefits for someone intending marriage or to enter into a business partnership.
Seeing a herring or any of its clupeid type fish in a dream represent evil work or toiling for something one will never get.
A fish in the pond in a dream is also a sign of benefits, though may be little benefits.
Seeing dead fish floating in the water in a dream has an ominous connotation, or they could represent a hopeless case.
Takingfish from the water and eatingthem alivemeansprofits, or an appointment to a high raking position in wakefulness.
In a dream, if a sick man or a traveller finds fish in his bed it also connotes bad or a painful sickness or suffering from arthritis, or he may drown because he would be sleeping with them.
Seeing sea fish covered with salt in a dream means lasting richness, because fish are preserved in salt, or it could mean burdens.
Ifoneâs wife is pregnant and he sees a fish coming out of his male organ in a dream, it means that his wife will beget a son.
If a fish comes out of his mouth, then it means speaking ill of a woman.
Afried fish in a dream means that oneâs prayers will be answered.
Abroiled fish in a dream means travels or seeking knowledge.
A large fish in a dream means money, while a small fish means difficulties, burdens and stress, because it carries more spikes than meat, beside, small fish are more difficult to eat. Mixed sized of different kinds offish in a dream represent money, trouble, liking social events or mixing with all types of people, the good and the bad ones. Buying a fish in a dream may mean marriage. Eating a rotten fish in a dream means pursuing adultery and avoiding a lawful marriage.
Ifone sees himself attempting painstakingly to catch a whale in a small pond in a dream, it means money that he will fight for, though he cannot get hold of it without having to cross major obstacles.
If one finds a pearl or two in the belly of a fish in a dream, it means that he will marry a rich woman and conceives one or two sons with her.
If he finds a ring in the belly ofthe fish in a dream, it means that he will gain authority and might. Finding fat in the belly of a fish in a dream means acquiring money from a woman.
Seeing oneself fishing on a dry land means committing adultery, a sin, or it could mean hearing good news. Catching a fish with excessive bones and scales denotes the necessity to pay oneâs dues or to distribute alms tax on oneâs liquid assets, because one cannot enjoy his catch unless he first cleanse it.
Seeing sea fish swimming toward sweet waters, or river fish swimming toward the sea in a dream means hypocrisy, falsehood or the rise of an innovator or an impostor.
If one sees fish swimming on the water surface in a dream, it means ease in attaining his goals, exposing secrets, unveiling hidden past, reviewing old books or redistributing an old inheritance.
If one sees fish that have the look ofhuman beings in a dream, it means business, trading or meeting with an interpreter, or a translator, or associating with people of good character.
If such fish with a human face look beautiful, then oneâs companions are good. Otherwise, if the fish look ugly in the dream, then it means that he has associated himself with evil companions.
If one sees an aquarium in his house filled with all types of catfish, or angelfish or similar fish that live in a home aquarium in a dream, it means being charitable or taking care of orphans or adopting children.
If one sees himself reaching with his hand to the bottom of the seabed to catch fish in a dream, it means that he will acquire extensive knowledge in his profession and prosper from his trade. Otherwise, it could mean that one will become a spy.
If the sea opens and unveils its treasures, and ifone catches a goldfish from its belly in the dream, it means that God Almighty will reveal new spiritual knowledge to him in order to help him understand his religion and to receive guidance.
If the goldfish leaves his hand and returns to the sea in the dream, it means that he will join the company of righteous people and saints from whom he will learn about the inner spiritual knowledge, or that he will find a good companion for ajourney he intends.
Ifone eats a fish without cleaning or cooking it in a dream, it means that he will speak ill of his own friends, slander his associates, commit adultery, acquire money from trickery and falsehood, or become inflicted with a dangerous disease or suffer from a stroke.
Ifone sees fish on the shore rather than in the water in a dream, it means that he may change his profession.
The different types of fish in a dream representhuman beings and their professions.
Afish in a dream also couldmean that death will take place where it is found, because of the departure of its soul, its stench, weight and oneâs responsibility to bury the deceased. Eating a fish in a dream also means receiving easy, lawful and enjoyable earnings.
(Also see Meat)