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

8.739 Species occurring in Dutch Caribbean, of which
4.705marine
4.140terrestrial/freshwater/brackish water
518introduced species
  • Species per island
    2.189Aruba
    2.597(Klein) Bonaire
    4.409(Klein) Curaçao
    2.085Saba
    833Saba Bank
    2.743St. Eustatius
    2.319St. Maarten
  • 1.221 (Sub)species with photos
  • 5.048 Photos
  • 778 Dutch names
  • 5.425 English names
  • 2.551 Papiamento names
  • 71 Identification specialists
  • 59 Photographers
  • 1.350 Literature references

Recently added picture

Cephalopholis fulva
      Cephalopholis fulva
  • Author Larry Morin
  • Picture date 22 January 2020
  • Validator Floris Bennema
  • Location Bonaire