Paralithodes camtschaticus is distributed throughout the northern Pacific Ocean. They can be found as far south as the Sea of Japan, and north up to the Kamchatka Peninsula. On the west coast of North America the southern limit is the Queen Charlotte Islands, and the most northern point is Barrow, Alaska. Paralithodes camtschaticus is also found in the southeastern Bering Sea. While not native to the Atlantic Ocean, P. camtschaticus was commercially introduced in the Barents Sea, north of Russia.
Biogeographic Regions: nearctic ; palearctic ; arctic ocean ; atlantic ocean (Introduced ); pacific ocean
Other Geographic Terms: holarctic