Dutch Caribbean Species Register

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

Naturalis’ fieldwork on Sint Eustatius

Photos: Jeroen van der Brugge and Berry van der Hoorn

State of affairs

8.204 Species occurring in Dutch Caribbean, of which
3.784terrestrial/freshwater/brackish water
502introduced species
  • Species per island
    2.395(Klein) Bonaire
    4.101(Klein) Curaçao
    830Saba Bank
    2.611St. Eustatius
    2.285St. Maarten
  • 1.095 (Sub)species with photos
  • 4.043 Photos
  • 764 Dutch names
  • 5.361 English names
  • 2.460 Papiamento names
  • 52 Identification specialists
  • 41 Photographers
  • 1.234 Literature references

Recently added picture

Egretta tricolor
      Egretta tricolor
  • Author Hedy van Prattenburg
  • Picture date 30 May 2018
  • Validator Sander Pieterse
  • Location Curaçao