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

8.292 Species occurring in Dutch Caribbean, of which
4.580marine
3.828terrestrial/freshwater/brackish water
505introduced species
  • Species per island
    2.114Aruba
    2.486(Klein) Bonaire
    4.160(Klein) Curaçao
    1.968Saba
    830Saba Bank
    2.618St. Eustatius
    2.291St. Maarten
  • 1.171 (Sub)species with photos
  • 4.515 Photos
  • 766 Dutch names
  • 5.370 English names
  • 2.459 Papiamento names
  • 59 Identification specialists
  • 49 Photographers
  • 1.268 Literature references
  • Author Hans Smulders
  • Picture date 19 December 2019
  • Validator Sander Pieterse
  • Location Bonaire