Which types of fish are halaal

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

Q: I would like to know what types of fish are permitted to eat? I mean we as Sunni are told that shrimps are makrooh? What about Shark fish?


A: All sea life that come under the category of fish are permissible.

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


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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