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?

Bismillaah

A: From the sea creatures, only fish is permissible to consume.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.

 

Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)