Do crabs release a toxin when they die?

Chef's answer
Crabs, after they die quickly, start decomposing, which results in bacteria, and toxins rapidly multiplying. ... After a crab dies, these enzymes spread all over and eventually spread out and break down a cras muscle tissue. The most common result of bacteria and toxins multiplying when eaten is vibriosis.28 Oct 2020
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