Home » Hanafi Fiqh » Muftionline.co.za » Prawns: Fish or Not?

Prawns: Fish or Not?

Answered as per Hanafi Fiqh by Muftionline.co.za

Q: Are prawns categorized as fish and if not what are they and will this make them halaal, makrooh or haraam?


A: According to us they are not fish. And what is not fish is not permissible to consume.

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

Answered by:

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.

Read answers with similar topics: