Common Halal and Non-Halal Sea Foods

Imam Husain Islamic Centre

"Eat any fish that has scales, and do not eat what does not have scales."
Imam Al-Baqir (a.s.)

[Al-Kulayni, Al-Kafi, Vol.6, p. 219]

|-----|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|---------------------------------| | no. | Halal | non-Halal | | 1 | Anchovies | Basa  | | 2 | Barramundi | Calamari | | 3 | Bass |  Catfish Eels | | 4 | Carp / bream | Clams | | 5 | Cod / hake | Eastern Cleaner- Clingfish  | | 6 | Dory | Crab Cray Fish | | 7 | Flathead | Flake | | 8 | Flounder | Grayfish | | 9 | Herring | Leather Jacket | | 10 | Hoki - Blue Grenadier | Lobster | | 11 | Jew fish | Marlin | | 12 | Kingfish | Muscles | | 13 | Ling | Octopus | | 14 | Mackerel – except for snake mackerel | Oyster | | 15 | Perch | Snails | | 16 | Prawns |  Snake Mackerels | | 17 | Red fish | Squab | | 18 | Salmon |  Squid | | 19 | Sardines | Shark | | 20 | Shrimp | Sturgeons | | 21 | Snapper |  Swordfish | | 22 | Tailor |   | | 23 | Trevally |   | | 24 | Trout - But not including: European turbot (Scophthalmus maximus or Psetta maximus Trevally). |   | | 25 | Tuna except for Dogtooth Tuna also known as Peg Tooth Tuna & Scaleless Tuna. |   | | 26 | Whitefish |   | | 27 | Whiting |   | | 28 | Yellow tail |   |