Dutch Caribbean Species Register

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

Naturalis’ fieldwork on Sint Eustatius

Photos: Jeroen van der Brugge and Berry van der Hoorn

State of affairs

8.285 Species occurring in Dutch Caribbean, of which
4.573marine
3.828terrestrial/freshwater/brackish water
504introduced species
  • Species per island
    2.113Aruba
    2.436(Klein) Bonaire
    4.159(Klein) Curaçao
    1.968Saba
    830Saba Bank
    2.618St. Eustatius
    2.291St. Maarten
  • 1.166 (Sub)species with photos
  • 4.361 Photos
  • 766 Dutch names
  • 5.370 English names
  • 2.459 Papiamento names
  • 59 Identification specialists
  • 49 Photographers
  • 1.265 Literature references

Recently added picture

Lucapina sowerbii
      Lucapina sowerbii
  • Author Marco Faasse
  • Picture date 9 November 2019
  • Validator Hannco Bakker
  • Location Alice in Wonderland, Bonaire