Fishes are complex symbols that often represents the unconscious mind, spirituality. fertility or personal growth. Dead fish in your dreams encourages you to examine areas in your life that need emotional nourishment. Water is powerful symbol of life, growth, yin energy and our emotional state; the fish needs these ingredients to live and you are not providing it what it wants. Alternatively a dead fish might in fact be related to your partner who lies flat and unresponsive. See fish dreams for more information.