A90GHI01FCUS, A90WIL01FCUS: susceptible to bleaching (loss of zooxanthellae) due to adverse environmental conditions; black band disease. A84PET01FCUS: associated necrosis and algal infection. A81ANT02FCUS: seldom inflicted with black band disease. A92COL01FCUS: salinity tolerance range up to 55 ppt for 12 h. A15VAU01FCUS: growth rate measured at 5.3-24.4 mm/yr increase in diameter and 2.5-8.8 mm/yr increase in height. A72OTT01FCUS: preyed upon by Hermodice caruncullata and Coralliophila abbreviata.