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

8.192 Species occurring in Dutch Caribbean, of which
4.535marine
3.777terrestrial/freshwater/brackish water
501introduced species
  • Species per island
    2.098Aruba
    2.391(Klein) Bonaire
    4.086(Klein) Curaçao
    1.944Saba
    830Saba Bank
    2.607St. Eustatius
    2.284St. Maarten
  • 1.090 (Sub)species with photos
  • 3.917 Photos
  • 762 Dutch names
  • 5.343 English names
  • 2.389 Papiamento names
  • 51 Identification specialists
  • 38 Photographers
  • 1.226 Literature references

Recently added picture

Zophobas atratus
      Zophobas atratus
  • Author Mark Yokoyama
  • Picture date 6 August 2017
  • Validator Ed Colijn
  • Location Sint Maarten