The Banded Tube Anemone Pachycerianthus maua is a nocturnal species.The Banded Tube has a long, soft, cylindrical body, a pointed foot, a crown of tentacles and a tube. This Tube Anemone or Tube Dwelling Anemone inhabit sandy or muddy bottom. It feeds mainly zooplankton, but also eat small fishes.
Its only known predator is the nudibranch Dendronotus iris.
The ectoparasitic copepod Myxomolgus hoi host on Pachycerianthus maua.
Cerianthus mana (misspelled maua)
Cerianthus maúa Carlgren, 1900
Pachycerianthus mana (misspelled)