Discussions of sustainable aquaculture at the SeaWeb Seafood Summit held in Barcelona last week exposed a lack of clear understanding for how to implement sustainable practices across the industry, despite -- and perhaps because of -- an increased involvement of stakeholders.

While solutions and technology for increasing aquaculture's sustainability have grown dramatically, the industry continues to struggle with implementing sustainable practices in an economically viable way.

An all-star panel of experts in different sectors in the food chain presented the main challenges the aquaculture feed industry is facing in a discussion focusing on both environmental and economic sustainability.