What is band disease?

Some articles on band disease, disease:

Skeletal Eroding Band - See Also
... Black band disease, caused by a microbial consortium dominated by the cyanobacteria Phormidium corallyticum ... Black necrosing syndrome AKA Dark spots disease, probably caused by a fungus ... Brown band disease AKA Red band disease, probably caused by ciliates (possibly Helicostoma nonatum) and cyanobacteria ...

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    The band waked me with a serenade. How they improve! A fine band and what a life in a regiment! Their music is better than food and clothing to give spirit to the men.
    Rutherford Birchard Hayes (1822–1893)