The Lathercoat lives in the reef-associated, marine, depth range 1 - 62 m , usually 2 - 35 m environment.

—The Lathercoat of St. Helena, so called from the lather that it produces when rubbed in the bands like a piece of soap. It inhabits the rocky shore in shallow water, but is not taken for food. More

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Common names

Adihoué in Fon
Adihoué in Fon GBE
Badejo in Portuguese (Português)
Badejo-sabao in Portuguese (Português)
black soapfish in English
Cerigado-sabão in Portuguese (Português)
Grand savon in French (français)
greater soapfish in English
Habon in Papiamento
Jabon in Spanish (español)
Jabón amargo in Spanish (español)
jaboncillo in Spanish (español)
Jaboncillo máximo in Spanish (español)
Jabonera in Spanish (español)
Jabonero in Spanish (español)
jabonero grande in Spanish (español)
Lathercoat in English
Latherjacket in English
Northern soapfish in English
Peixe sabão in Creole, Portuguese
Peixe sabão in Creoles and Pidgins, Portuguese
Peixe sabão in Portuguese (Português)
Peixe-sabão in Portuguese (Português)
Pez jabon in Spanish (español)
Poisson savon in French (français)
Poisson-savon in French (français)
Saabu gééj in Wolof (Wollof)
Sabão in Portuguese (Português)
Sabonete in Portuguese (Português)
Saramonete in Portuguese (Português)
Savon in French (français)
Savonnette in French (français)
Seifenfisch in German (Deutsch)
Serigado-sabão in Portuguese (Português)
Soapfish in English
Soapy jack in English
Szamponek karaibski in Polish (polski)
Three spined soapfish in English
Three-spined soapfish in English
Trepigget sæbefisk in Danish (dansk)
Zeepvis in Dutch (Nederlands)
真皂鱸 in Mandarin Chinese
真皂鲈 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Serranidae
Genus : Rypticus
Species : Rypticus saponaceus
Authority : Bloch & Schneider, 1801