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

8.274 Species occurring in Dutch Caribbean, of which
4.566marine
3.827terrestrial/freshwater/brackish water
504introduced species
  • Species per island
    2.113Aruba
    2.433(Klein) Bonaire
    4.152(Klein) Curaçao
    1.967Saba
    830Saba Bank
    2.618St. Eustatius
    2.291St. Maarten
  • 1.121 (Sub)species with photos
  • 4.171 Photos
  • 765 Dutch names
  • 5.368 English names
  • 2.459 Papiamento names
  • 58 Identification specialists
  • 47 Photographers
  • 1.258 Literature references

Recently added picture

Sabal lougheediana
      Sabal lougheediana
  • Author Quirijn Coolen
  • Picture date 27 November 2018
  • Validator Quirijn Coolen
  • Location Lima region, Bonaire