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

8.150 Species occurring in Dutch Caribbean, of which
4.524marine
3.746terrestrial/freshwater/brackish water
501introduced species
  • Species per island
    2.081Aruba
    2.371(Klein) Bonaire
    4.051(Klein) Curaçao
    1.940Saba
    830Saba Bank
    2.598St. Eustatius
    2.284St. Maarten
  • 1.090 (Sub)species with photos
  • 3.914 Photos
  • 762 Dutch names
  • 5.342 English names
  • 2.389 Papiamento names
  • 51 Identification specialists
  • 38 Photographers
  • 1.216 Literature references

Recently added picture

Psyllobora
      Psyllobora
  • Author Mark Yokoyama
  • Picture date 10 August 2017
  • Validator Ed Colijn
  • Location Emilio Wilson Estate, Sint Maarten