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Is eating shark (شارک مچھلی) halal?

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Is eating shark is halal/not because i heard that all type of fish is halal. please give some definition.

الجواب حامدا و مصلیا

From the living beings of sea, only fish is Halal to eat with it’s all types and varieties according to the Ahnaf. Since shark too is a kind of fish it is undoubtedly correct and permissible to eat it.

Allah knows best.

This Q&A was indexed from the official english fatwa portal of Jamia Binoria. It is an Islamic educational institute in Karachi, Pakistan.

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