Calamari, prawns, shell fish, lobster, etc.
Q: I am a hanafi. Are we allowed to eat calamari, prawns , shell fish, lobster etc? What is the ruling regarding them and what sea animals can we eat?
A: From the sea creatures, only fish is permissible to consume.
And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.
Mufti Zakaria Makada
Checked & Approved:
Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)