Sardine Fishing Boat (IMAGE) University of California - Riverside Caption This is a sardine fishing boat in the Gulf of California´s Midriff Island Region, hauling the purse-seine net after a fishing operation in 2013, when their catch of Pacific sardine had nearly collapsed. Credit E. Velarde. Usage Restrictions None License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.