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

8.145 Species occurring in Dutch Caribbean, of which
4.524marine
3.742terrestrial/freshwater/brackish water
499introduced species
  • Species per island
    2.079Aruba
    2.370(Klein) Bonaire
    4.048(Klein) Curaçao
    1.939Saba
    830Saba Bank
    2.598St. Eustatius
    2.284St. Maarten
  • 1.085 (Sub)species with photos
  • 3.899 Photos
  • 761 Dutch names
  • 5.339 English names
  • 2.389 Papiamento names
  • 50 Identification specialists
  • 38 Photographers
  • 1.209 Literature references

Recently added picture

Calidris mauri
      Calidris mauri
      Alaskastrandloper
  • Author Michiel Oversteegen
  • Picture date 24 September 2018
  • Validator Sander Pieterse
  • Location Bubali, Aruba