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

8.257 Species occurring in Dutch Caribbean, of which
4.552marine
3.824terrestrial/freshwater/brackish water
504introduced species
  • Species per island
    2.110Aruba
    2.421(Klein) Bonaire
    4.143(Klein) Curaçao
    1.967Saba
    830Saba Bank
    2.617St. Eustatius
    2.288St. Maarten
  • 1.114 (Sub)species with photos
  • 4.137 Photos
  • 765 Dutch names
  • 5.365 English names
  • 2.459 Papiamento names
  • 55 Identification specialists
  • 44 Photographers
  • 1.247 Literature references

Recently added picture

Hentzia
      Hentzia
  • Author Hedy van Prattenburg
  • Picture date 2 June 2018
  • Validator Franklyn Cala-Riquelme
  • Location Curaçao