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Pachycerianthus maua Banded Tube Anemone


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lexID:
10138 
Scientific:
Pachycerianthus maua 
German:
Gebänderte Zylinderrose 
English:
Banded Tube Anemone 
Category:
Tube Anemones 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Ceriantharia (Order) > Cerianthidae (Family) > Pachycerianthus (Genus) > maua (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Carlgren, 1900) 
Occurrence:
Indonesia, Lembeh Strait, Red Sea, Sulawesi 
Sea depth:
5 - 30 Meter 
Size:
up to 11.81" (30 cm) 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 82.4 °F (22°C - 28°C) 
Food:
Fish (little fishes), Zooplankton 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
None 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-09-09 01:03:45 

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Pachycerianthus maua (Carlgren, 1900)

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.


Synonyme:
Cerianthus mana (misspelled maua)
Cerianthus maua
Cerianthus maúa Carlgren, 1900
Pachycerianthus mana (misspelled)

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Ceriantharia (Subclass) > Spirularia (Order) > Cerianthidae (Family) > Pachycerianthus (Genus) > Pachycerianthus maua (Species)

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