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

8.201 Species occurring in Dutch Caribbean, of which
4.537marine
3.784terrestrial/freshwater/brackish water
502introduced species
  • Species per island
    2.100Aruba
    2.391(Klein) Bonaire
    4.098(Klein) Curaçao
    1.948Saba
    830Saba Bank
    2.611St. Eustatius
    2.285St. Maarten
  • 1.094 (Sub)species with photos
  • 4.021 Photos
  • 764 Dutch names
  • 5.361 English names
  • 2.460 Papiamento names
  • 52 Identification specialists
  • 40 Photographers
  • 1.232 Literature references

Recently added picture

Lygaeidae
      Lygaeidae
  • Author Hedy van Prattenburg
  • Picture date 2 June 2018
  • Validator Hannco Bakker
  • Location Curaçao