What is red-band disease?
red-band disease meaning a disease of corals manifested by a narrow band of filamentous cyanobacteria that advances slowly across the surface of a coral, killing tissue as it progresses. The band is reddish to maroon in color
Red-band disease on a sea fan. (Photo: Dr. A. Bruckner)
reference: Coral Reef Information System – GlossaryWhat is