Distribution

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Northern Pacific sea stars are found throughout parts of the Pacific Ocean near Japan, Russia, Northern China, and Korea as a native species. However, this species has also been introduced to oceanic habitats near parts of the southern Australian coast (especially Tasmania), Alaska and the Aleutian Islands, Europe, and the state of Maine.

Biogeographic Regions: nearctic (Introduced ); palearctic (Native ); australian (Introduced ); atlantic ocean (Introduced ); pacific ocean (Native )

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