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Diversity in the Dutch Caribbean

Michiel Oversteegen and Gerard van Buurt and Marion Haarsma

State of affairs

9.341 Species occurring in Dutch Caribbean, of which
5.212 marine
4.252 terrestrial/freshwater/brackish water
532 introduced species
  • Islands
    Species per island
    2.366 Aruba
    2.667 (Klein) Bonaire
    4.948 (Klein) Curaçao
    2.109 Saba
    839 Saba Bank
    2.869 St. Eustatius
    2.346 St. Maarten
  • Dutch names
    879 Dutch names
  • English names
    5.630 English names
  • Papiamento names
    2.574 Papiamento names
  • Literature references
    1.406 Literature references
  • Photographers
    66 Photographers
  • (Sub)species with photos
    1.265 (Sub)species with photos
  • Photos
    5.415 Photos
  • Identification specialists
    79 Identification specialists

Recently added picture

Nyctanassa violacea
Nyctanassa violacea Geelkruinkwak
  • Photographer Hans Smulders
  • Picture date 17 September 2022
  • Validator Guido Keijl
  • Location Lac Bay, Bonaire