A84PET01FCUS, A89GLY00FCUS, A75GAR01FCUS: black band disease, protozoan parasites. A84LAS02FCUS, A90GHI01FCUS, A91WIL01FCUS: susceptible to bleaching (loss of zooxanthellae) due to adverse environmental conditions. A92COL01FCUS: salinity tolerance to 55 ppt for 12 h. A90TOM01FCUS: growth rate at .32-.45 cm/yr. A84BRI01FCUS: growth rate .5 cm/yr at 21 m. A15VAU01FCUS: growth rate at .59-1.98 cm/yr increase in diameter and .46-1.0 mm/yr increase in height. A72OTT01FCUS: fed upon by Coralliphila abbreviata and Hermodice caruncullata.