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

9.061 Species occurring in Dutch Caribbean, of which
4.970marine
4.194terrestrial/freshwater/brackish water
526introduced species
  • Species per island
    2.368Aruba
    2.651(Klein) Bonaire
    4.608(Klein) Curaçao
    2.113Saba
    839Saba Bank
    2.850St. Eustatius
    2.337St. Maarten
  • 1.224 (Sub)species with photos
  • 5.071 Photos
  • 823 Dutch names
  • 5.511 English names
  • 2.553 Papiamento names
  • 73 Identification specialists
  • 60 Photographers
  • 1.382 Literature references

Recently added picture

Bothus lunatus
      Bothus lunatus
  • Author Larry Morin
  • Picture date 4 August 2013
  • Validator Floris Bennema
  • Location Bonaire