Newly Discovered Sponges on Davidson Seamount (image) Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute Share Print E-Mail Caption A large group of Asbestopluma monticola sponges grow on top of a dead sponge on Davidson Seamount, off the Central California coast. Credit © 2006 MBARI Usage Restrictions May only be used for articles about this research. 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.