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

8.721 Species occurring in Dutch Caribbean, of which
4.705marine
4.123terrestrial/freshwater/brackish water
518introduced species
  • Species per island
    2.189Aruba
    2.597(Klein) Bonaire
    4.402(Klein) Curaçao
    2.074Saba
    833Saba Bank
    2.742St. Eustatius
    2.319St. Maarten
  • 1.219 (Sub)species with photos
  • 5.040 Photos
  • 778 Dutch names
  • 5.425 English names
  • 2.551 Papiamento names
  • 71 Identification specialists
  • 59 Photographers
  • 1.350 Literature references
  • Author Carel de Haseth
  • Picture date 18 April 2021
  • Validator Guido Keijl
  • Location Klein Kwartier, Curaçao