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

8.299 Species occurring in Dutch Caribbean, of which
4.582marine
3.831terrestrial/freshwater/brackish water
505introduced species
  • Species per island
    2.118Aruba
    2.486(Klein) Bonaire
    4.160(Klein) Curaçao
    1.969Saba
    830Saba Bank
    2.619St. Eustatius
    2.291St. Maarten
  • 1.181 (Sub)species with photos
  • 4.707 Photos
  • 766 Dutch names
  • 5.375 English names
  • 2.459 Papiamento names
  • 65 Identification specialists
  • 54 Photographers
  • 1.277 Literature references

Recently added picture

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  • Author Michiel Oversteegen
  • Picture date 3 May 2020
  • Validator Sander Pieterse
  • Location Bubali plas, Aruba