Circumarctic (Ref. 11954). Northeast Atlantic: northeast Greenland, Jan Mayen Island, northern coasts of Iceland, Faroes-Shetland slope, northern part of Barents Sea, White Sea and around Spitsbergen. Northwest Atlantic: Arctic Canada to Labrador and Gulf of St. Lawrence; possibly to Cape Cod in Massachusetts, USA (Ref. 7251). Arctic Ocean: Kara Sea, western part of Laptev Sea, Beaufort Sea and Arctic Canada. Subspecies(?) Lycodes pallidus marisalbi in White Sea only (Ref. 4695).