Last year I noticed the high price of soft shell crabs and was too taken aback to buy them! AND, like you said, they were VERY small. It used to be I could serve two per person and it would be a nice meal - or at least a VERY large appetizer. I'll have to take a look to see what our market offers now.
So, according to the animal rights activists it's ok for the stores to be "cruel" by killing them first? OK, I certainly understand that