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Not to be confused with the male cowfish.

The fish cowboy,[1] credited as cowboy student #2[2] and simply cowboy,[3] is a character who appears in the episode "Boating Buddies" and on a TV show in "A Pal for Gary."


He is a light olive green fish with a pale orange dorsal fin and a black mustache. He wears a normal cowboy outfit consisting of a white jacket, light blue pants, a belt with a gold star on it, and brown boots with a tan cowboy hat.

Role in series

"Boating Buddies"

He is seen at Mrs. Puff's Boating School, about the drink in the water fountain, when Mrs. Puff and SpongeBob, in costumes, come out from the sink and turn huge again. After this, the cowboy says that he will never understand city folk.

"A Pal for Gary"

He is seen in the TV show Gary watches after SpongeBob leaves for work, riding a seahorse.


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