The species is widely distributed in the arctic both in the Northern part of the North Atlantic and in the North Pacific. It is found as far south as at 45,0 N. Lat. it is especiallly common in Danish waters, the North sea, and is reported from the Channel both from England, Belgium and France; from the Atlantic coast of France it is only reported once from Charente- Inférieure.
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