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Diversity in the Dutch Caribbean

Michiel Oversteegen and Gerard van Buurt and Marion Haarsma

State of affairs

9.338 Species occurring in Dutch Caribbean, of which
5.198 marine
4.235 terrestrial/freshwater/brackish water
532 introduced species
  • Islands
    Species per island
    2.365 Aruba
    2.667 (Klein) Bonaire
    4.949 (Klein) Curaçao
    2.108 Saba
    839 Saba Bank
    2.869 St. Eustatius
    2.346 St. Maarten
  • Dutch names
    880 Dutch names
  • English names
    5.629 English names
  • Papiamento names
    2.575 Papiamento names
  • Literature references
    1.400 Literature references
  • Photographers
    65 Photographers
  • (Sub)species with photos
    1.256 (Sub)species with photos
  • Photos
    5.322 Photos
  • Identification specialists
    79 Identification specialists

Recently added picture

Scarus vetula
Scarus vetula
  • Photographer Larry Morin
  • Picture date 4 February 2019
  • Validator Floris Bennema
  • Location Bonaire