I am interested in the reasons why in Shi'i fiqh shrimp are halal but. WaSalaam, Hajar [All three belong to the order Decapoda.] I have read that shrimp are regarded as "locust" of the sea, which. All other aquatic animals are haram. So ... Shrimp and lobster scavange, scavangers are haram, therefore shrimp are halal but lobster is haram. ANSWER: Salaamun 'Alaykum, From a biological point of view, this. makes them halal for food. I have read that shrimp are regarded as "locust" of the sea, which makes them halal for food. lobsters and crabs are haram. [All three belong to the order Decapoda.] Shafi'i branch: there are 4 different viewpoints: (It seems the 4th is the most accepted) a) Exactly like Hanafi branch, above. It is not so important to know the reason. Scampi is a kind of shrimp in Italian. In the Muslim tradition, these fish are halal because they possess the appropriate characteristic of having true fish scales.. Unlike lobster, prawn and shrimp belong to the scaled fish family and we have particular Hadith that prawn is Halal but lobster is Haraam. But for Sunni Islam the consideration is different from every branch such as: 1. Lobster is different from prawn and shrimp. Q20) Why is using gold and silver dishes, forks, spoons and knifes haram? In Shia Islam. food items EXPRESSIVELY listed as HARAM in entire Quran. answer in terms of hadith that are available, Qur'anic verses, etc. Why are shrimps halal and crabs haram? Hanafi branch: All fishes except squids are halal. For the Shia Islam, they consider that all fish that has scales including shrimps halal, but other than that, it is not halal. However, in his infinite wisdom he gave us a complete and unambiguous list of haram foods. A20) According to Islamic Sharia, eating and drinking liquid in gold and silver dishes is forbidden. In Sunni Islam. As for the prohibition of lobster: The word in red means lobster and Imam Khadhem (a.s) clearly has said it’s not Halal to eat. So if you go to a restaurant and they have shrimp scampi on the menu, make sure it doesn't have wine in it. 2. 2. From a biological point of view, this idea does not make any sense to me. in the following message, for a (Shia) scholar's interpretation, of why. idea does not make any sense to me. But shrimp scampi (which is a redundancy), is a dish usually prepared with a wine garlic sauce. others are considered haram. Allah (SWT) didn’t gave us any list of halal foods. A19) Of all sea animals only those are halal that have scales, the rest are haram except for the shrimp which is halal too. I would like, if possible, to address the. There are only 6 ( yes, only six!) Only fishes with scale and also shrimp are halal. 1. I am interested in the reasons why in Shi'i fiqh shrimp are halal but lobsters and crabs are haram. What makes one of them halal and the other halal despite the fact that both of them are from the same category? Answer: It is not permissible to eat from marine animals anything except fish that has scale; shrimp is considered from that category [of permissible sea animals].But other than fish, like lobster, and similarly the fish that does not have scale is forbidden. This is a list of fish considered halal according to the Muslim as well as being kosher according to Jews as per the kashrut dietary laws in the halakha of rabbinic Judaism.. Hanafi Islam branch consider that every fish to be halal but that excluding the squids.