Dutch Caribbean Species Register

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

Diversity in the Dutch Caribbean

Photos: Michiel Oversteegen and Gerard van Buurt and Marion Haarsma

State of affairs

9.010 Species occurring in Dutch Caribbean, of which
4.919marine
4.194terrestrial/freshwater/brackish water
526introduced species
  • Species per island
    2.430Aruba
    2.710(Klein) Bonaire
    4.595(Klein) Curaçao
    2.177Saba
    839Saba Bank
    2.904St. Eustatius
    2.401St. Maarten
  • 1.224 (Sub)species with photos
  • 5.071 Photos
  • 817 Dutch names
  • 5.508 English names
  • 2.553 Papiamento names
  • 73 Identification specialists
  • 60 Photographers
  • 1.380 Literature references

Recently added picture

Myrichthys breviceps
      Myrichthys breviceps
  • Author Larry Morin
  • Picture date 18 January 2020
  • Validator Floris Bennema
  • Location Bonaire