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

9.335 Species occurring in Dutch Caribbean, of which
5.197marine
4.235terrestrial/freshwater/brackish water
532introduced species
  • Species per island
    2.365Aruba
    2.664(Klein) Bonaire
    4.949(Klein) Curaçao
    2.108Saba
    839Saba Bank
    2.869St. Eustatius
    2.346St. Maarten
  • 1.235 (Sub)species with photos
  • 5.204 Photos
  • 880 Dutch names
  • 5.625 English names
  • 2.575 Papiamento names
  • 77 Identification specialists
  • 63 Photographers
  • 1.393 Literature references
  • Author Hans Smulders
  • Picture date 15 September 2021
  • Validator Guido Keijl
  • Location Lac Cai, Bonaire