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

8.827 Species occurring in Dutch Caribbean, of which
4.744marine
4.187terrestrial/freshwater/brackish water
525introduced species
  • Species per island
    2.326Aruba
    2.621(Klein) Bonaire
    4.431(Klein) Curaçao
    2.100Saba
    833Saba Bank
    2.782St. Eustatius
    2.321St. Maarten
  • 1.222 (Sub)species with photos
  • 5.053 Photos
  • 780 Dutch names
  • 5.441 English names
  • 2.551 Papiamento names
  • 72 Identification specialists
  • 60 Photographers
  • 1.366 Literature references

Recently added picture

Stegastes partitus
      Stegastes partitus
  • Author Larry Morin
  • Picture date 17 January 2020
  • Validator Floris Bennema
  • Location Bonaire