Dutch Caribbean Species Register

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

Diversity in the Dutch Caribbean

Photos: Michiel Oversteegen and Gerard van Buurt and Marion Haarsma

State of affairs

8.328 Species occurring in Dutch Caribbean, of which
4.582marine
3.832terrestrial/freshwater/brackish water
506introduced species
  • Species per island
    2.120Aruba
    2.489(Klein) Bonaire
    4.162(Klein) Curaçao
    1.976Saba
    830Saba Bank
    2.654St. Eustatius
    2.295St. Maarten
  • 1.198 (Sub)species with photos
  • 4.912 Photos
  • 768 Dutch names
  • 5.380 English names
  • 2.463 Papiamento names
  • 66 Identification specialists
  • 56 Photographers
  • 1.290 Literature references

Recently added picture

Serranus tigrinus
      Serranus tigrinus
  • Author Larry Morin
  • Picture date 22 February 2017
  • Validator Floris Bennema
  • Location Bonaire