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.
Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)
This answer was collected from MuftiOnline.co.za, 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.