Dutch Caribbean Species Register

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

Marine research by Naturalis and partners

Photos: Jaaziel Garcia-Hernandez and Simone Montano

State of affairs

8.367 Species occurring in Dutch Caribbean, of which
4.625marine
3.853terrestrial/freshwater/brackish water
507introduced species
  • Species per island
    2.121Aruba
    2.489(Klein) Bonaire
    4.189(Klein) Curaçao
    1.981Saba
    830Saba Bank
    2.670St. Eustatius
    2.295St. Maarten
  • 1.198 (Sub)species with photos
  • 4.912 Photos
  • 768 Dutch names
  • 5.386 English names
  • 2.463 Papiamento names
  • 66 Identification specialists
  • 56 Photographers
  • 1.295 Literature references

Recently added picture

Entomacrodus nigricans
      Entomacrodus nigricans
  • Author Larry Morin
  • Picture date 23 April 2015
  • Validator Floris Bennema
  • Location Bonaire