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Diversity in the Dutch Caribbean

Michiel Oversteegen and Gerard van Buurt and Marion Haarsma

State of affairs

9.358 Species occurring in Dutch Caribbean, of which
5.216 marine
4.263 terrestrial/freshwater/brackish water
536 introduced species
  • Islands
    Species per island
    2.378 Aruba
    2.668 (Klein) Bonaire
    4.957 (Klein) Curaçao
    2.115 Saba
    840 Saba Bank
    2.874 St. Eustatius
    2.352 St. Maarten
  • Dutch names
    880 Dutch names
  • English names
    5.640 English names
  • Papiamento names
    2.789 Papiamento names
  • Literature references
    1.432 Literature references
  • Photographers
    69 Photographers
  • (Sub)species with photos
    1.281 (Sub)species with photos
  • Photos
    5.531 Photos
  • Identification specialists
    81 Identification specialists

Recently added picture

Numenius phaeopus hudsonicus
Numenius phaeopus hudsonicus
  • Photographer Hans Smulders
  • Picture date 26 February 2024
  • Validator Guido Keijl
  • Location Kaya International, Bonaire