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

9.328 Species occurring in Dutch Caribbean, of which
5.191marine
4.234terrestrial/freshwater/brackish water
532introduced species
  • Species per island
    2.361Aruba
    2.665(Klein) Bonaire
    4.868(Klein) Curaçao
    2.108Saba
    839Saba Bank
    2.869St. Eustatius
    2.345St. Maarten
  • 1.231 (Sub)species with photos
  • 5.113 Photos
  • 880 Dutch names
  • 5.623 English names
  • 2.575 Papiamento names
  • 75 Identification specialists
  • 62 Photographers
  • 1.393 Literature references
  • Author Hans Smulders
  • Picture date 11 December 2020
  • Validator Sander Pieterse
  • Location Bonaire