Dutch Caribbean Species Register

Overview of the biodiversity of Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius and Sint Maarten

Marine research by Naturalis and partners

Photos: Jaaziel Garcia-Hernandez and Simone Montano

Terms of use for photos

Photos of species and other taxa in the Dutch Caribbean Species Register are submitted by various photographers. Copyright of the photos lies with the respective photographer. Possibilities of using photos for other purposes depends on the license selected by the photographer for the specific photos. Listed below is summary of the different licenses available, from the most restrictive license (CC BY-NC-ND) to the most open license (CC0). More extensive information about the Creative Commons (CC) licenses can be found at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Creative_Commons_license. For more information about citing photos, see [Citation].

Creative Commons licenses

CC BY-NC-ND - Attribution + NonCommercial + NoDerivatives - The photo may be downloaded and be shared with others, as long as the photo remains unedited, the photo is not used commercially and the name of the photographer and the source are mentioned.

CC BY-NC-SA - Attribution + NonCommercial + Share Alike - It is allowed to copy the photo, distribute, display and produce derived works, as long as the name of the photographer and the source are mentioned and the photo is not used commercially. Derived works has to be shared under identical conditions.

CC BY-NC - Attribution + NonCommercial - It is allowed to copy the photo, distribute, display and produce derived works that is based on the specific photo as long as it is not used commercially and only when the name of the photographer and the source are mentioned. Derived works does not have to be shared under identical conditions.

CC BY-ND - Attribution + NoDerivatives - It is allowed to distribute the photo, also for commercial use, as long it remains unedited and the name of the photographer and the source are mentioned.

CC BY-SA - Attribution + Share Alike - It is allowed to copy the photo, distribute, display and produce derived works, also for commercial use, but only if the name of the photographer and the source are mentioned. Derived works has to be shared under identical conditions.

CC BY – Attribution - It is allowed to copy the photo, distribute, display and produce derived works, also for commercial use, but only if the name of the photographer and the source are mentioned.  

CC0 - "No rights reserved" - The photo can be used without restrictions. With the CC0 license the photographer renounces his copyrights of the photo as far as legally accepted.

Public Domain - Copyright of the photo has expired. The photo can be used without any restrictions.