Southern Hemisphere: Atlantic Ocean (from Tristan da Cunha and Gough I.); Indian Ocean (Walter Shoals and Saint Paul's I. and Amsterdam Is., Western Australia, across South Australia to southern New South Wales and Tasmania; Pacific Ocean (New Zealand, Bay of Plenty, east to the Chatham Is, and south to the Snares Is. and the subantarctic Auckland Is.). Latris hecateia has been listed in Chile, but records are questionable (Ref. 76767).