Western North Atlantic: The range extends from northern Labrador to Nantucket Shoals and from West Greenland, Davis Strait, Resolution Island and Hudson Strait in the west. Cod are taken as far south as the northern part of the North Carolina coast during winter. Eastern North Atlantic: The range extends from Nova Zembla, Spitzbergen, and Bear Island in the north to the northern part of the Bay of Biscay in the south, also into the Baltic up to Finland.
Bigelow, H.B. and Schroeder, W.C., 1953; Cohen, D.M., T. Inada, T. Iwamoto and N. Scialabba, 1990; Kjesbu, O.S., H. Kryvi, S. Sundby and P. Solemdal, 1992.