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

8.275 Species occurring in Dutch Caribbean, of which
4.566marine
3.828terrestrial/freshwater/brackish water
504introduced species
  • Species per island
    2.113Aruba
    2.430(Klein) Bonaire
    4.151(Klein) Curaçao
    1.967Saba
    830Saba Bank
    2.618St. Eustatius
    2.291St. Maarten
  • 1.113 (Sub)species with photos
  • 4.138 Photos
  • 765 Dutch names
  • 5.369 English names
  • 2.459 Papiamento names
  • 55 Identification specialists
  • 44 Photographers
  • 1.251 Literature references

Recently added picture

Philomachus pugnax
      Philomachus pugnax
      Kemphaan
  • Author Michiel Oversteegen
  • Picture date 12 November 2019
  • Validator Sander Pieterse
  • Location Salina Malmok, Aruba