We would like to draw the reader’s attention to the errors in the following article:

Baumgartner L. J. and Boys C. (2012) Reducing the perversion of diversion: applying world-standard fish screening practices to the Murray–Darling Basin. Ecological Management & Restoration13, 135–143.

On page 135, Summary section

It should be:

The most common management action is the installation of fish screens, and a wide range of designs are presently available to protect fish from escaping into the irrigation systems.


The Murray–Darling Basin is the largest catchment in Australia and has been substantially developed over the past 100 years to store and divert water for irrigated agriculture and consumptive use.

We apologise for the error and any confusion it may have caused.