Abyssalia sphaerica (image) University of Hawaii at Manoa Share Print E-Mail Caption A specimen of Abyssalia, a new genus of sponges. Credit Slim Chraiti, University of Geneva. Usage Restrictions Image may only be used with appropriate caption and credit. Share Print E-Mail 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.