Range/Geographical Distribution: Bay of Fundy to the Gulf of Mexico.
Habitat: Subtidal, growing on hard substrates to 30 feet deep.
Description: Rounded, hard, rubbery colonies that are pink or white in color.
Size: Colonies can reach a foot in width and an inch or more in height.
Food: Suspension feeder; eats plankton.
Breeding: Hermaphrodite, releases eggs and sperm into the water where they are fertilized.