Dutch Caribbean Species Register

Overview of the biodiversity of Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius and Sint Maarten

Naturalis’ fieldwork on Sint Eustatius

Photos: Jeroen van der Brugge and Berry van der Hoorn

State of affairs

8.294 Species occurring in Dutch Caribbean, of which
4.580marine
3.830terrestrial/freshwater/brackish water
505introduced species
  • Species per island
    2.114Aruba
    2.486(Klein) Bonaire
    4.160(Klein) Curaçao
    1.968Saba
    830Saba Bank
    2.619St. Eustatius
    2.291St. Maarten
  • 1.174 (Sub)species with photos
  • 4.682 Photos
  • 766 Dutch names
  • 5.373 English names
  • 2.459 Papiamento names
  • 61 Identification specialists
  • 51 Photographers
  • 1.273 Literature references

Recently added picture

Iguana iguana
      Iguana iguana
      Groene leguaan
  • Author Hans Smulders
  • Picture date 8 December 2019
  • Validator Gerard van Buurt
  • Location Curaçao