Dutch Caribbean Species Register

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

Marine research by Naturalis and partners

Photos: Jaaziel Garcia-Hernandez and Simone Montano

State of affairs

8.197 Species occurring in Dutch Caribbean, of which
4.537marine
3.780terrestrial/freshwater/brackish water
502introduced species
  • Species per island
    2.099Aruba
    2.391(Klein) Bonaire
    4.095(Klein) Curaçao
    1.948Saba
    830Saba Bank
    2.607St. Eustatius
    2.285St. Maarten
  • 1.090 (Sub)species with photos
  • 3.920 Photos
  • 764 Dutch names
  • 5.361 English names
  • 2.460 Papiamento names
  • 51 Identification specialists
  • 38 Photographers
  • 1.229 Literature references

Recently added picture

Cheilomenes sexmaculata
      Cheilomenes sexmaculata
  • Author Carel de Haseth
  • Picture date 8 April 2018
  • Validator Ed Colijn
  • Location Curaçao, Groot Kwartier, proefterrein LVV