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

9.214 Species occurring in Dutch Caribbean, of which
5.099marine
4.212terrestrial/freshwater/brackish water
527introduced species
  • Species per island
    2.360Aruba
    2.646(Klein) Bonaire
    4.724(Klein) Curaçao
    2.106Saba
    839Saba Bank
    2.846St. Eustatius
    2.339St. Maarten
  • 1.231 (Sub)species with photos
  • 5.086 Photos
  • 880 Dutch names
  • 5.623 English names
  • 2.575 Papiamento names
  • 75 Identification specialists
  • 62 Photographers
  • 1.385 Literature references

Recently added picture

Drymaeus elongatus
      Drymaeus elongatus
  • Author Tello Neckheim
  • Picture date 12 December 2020
  • Validator Tello Neckheim
  • Location Billy Folly, Sint Maarten