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

8.301 Species occurring in Dutch Caribbean, of which
4.582marine
3.831terrestrial/freshwater/brackish water
506introduced species
  • Species per island
    2.119Aruba
    2.486(Klein) Bonaire
    4.160(Klein) Curaçao
    1.969Saba
    830Saba Bank
    2.620St. Eustatius
    2.291St. Maarten
  • 1.186 (Sub)species with photos
  • 4.771 Photos
  • 768 Dutch names
  • 5.378 English names
  • 2.463 Papiamento names
  • 66 Identification specialists
  • 54 Photographers
  • 1.278 Literature references
  • Author Hedy van Prattenburg
  • Picture date 2 June 2018
  • Validator Gerard van Buurt
  • Location Curaçao