I know is that it is permissible to eat fish eggs if they are hard, but not if they are soft. The question is, is it forbidden to eat the soft eggs if they are inside a fish that is permissible to eat, or does the ruling refer to eggs found outside of the

Fatwa, posted 4.22.2010, from Iraq, in:
Religious Authority: 
Ali al-Sistanti
Fatwa Question or Essay Title: 
I know is that it is permissible to eat fish eggs if they are hard, but not if they are soft. The question is, is it forbidden to eat the soft eggs if they are inside a fish that is permissible to eat, or does the ruling refer to eggs found outside of the fish?

If the fish is permissible, so are its eggs whether rough or soft, inside or outside. If the fish is forbidden, so are all of its eggs.

ما عرفته ان بيض السمك ما كان خشناً يؤكل وما كان ناعماً يُترك وسؤال هل ان ما كان ناعماً لا يؤكل وإن كان في داخل السمك الحلال أم المقصود إذا وُجد خارجاً عن السمك؟ إذا كان السمك محلّل الأكل كان بيضه حلالاً سواء كان أملساً او خشناً وسواء كان في داخله او خارجه كما انه إذا كان محرّم الأكل كان بيضه محرّماً مطلقاً.