Q: asalm u alykum
can a muslim eat shrimp or any other sea food?
A: وعليكم السلام ورحمة الله وبركاته
Note: if the alternative to eating shrimp is haram or doubtful, example: meat from Mr. John Doe, than in such a situation eating shrimp would be a better alternative.
Allah Certainly Knows Best.
وعليكم السلام ورحمة الله وبركاته