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

8.281 Species occurring in Dutch Caribbean, of which
4.571marine
3.828terrestrial/freshwater/brackish water
504introduced species
  • Species per island
    2.113Aruba
    2.436(Klein) Bonaire
    4.158(Klein) Curaçao
    1.967Saba
    830Saba Bank
    2.618St. Eustatius
    2.291St. Maarten
  • 1.143 (Sub)species with photos
  • 4.307 Photos
  • 765 Dutch names
  • 5.369 English names
  • 2.459 Papiamento names
  • 59 Identification specialists
  • 49 Photographers
  • 1.260 Literature references

Recently added picture

Columbina passerina
      Columbina passerina
      Musduif
  • Author Hans Smulders
  • Picture date 30 October 2019
  • Validator Sander Pieterse
  • Location Bonaire