Dutch Caribbean Species Register

Overview of the biodiversity of Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius and Sint Maarten

Naturalis’ fieldwork on Sint Eustatius

Photos: Jeroen van der Brugge and Berry van der Hoorn

State of affairs

8.225 Species occurring in Dutch Caribbean, of which
4.552marine
3.793terrestrial/freshwater/brackish water
504introduced species
  • Species per island
    2.103Aruba
    2.400(Klein) Bonaire
    4.113(Klein) Curaçao
    1.967Saba
    830Saba Bank
    2.617St. Eustatius
    2.288St. Maarten
  • 1.107 (Sub)species with photos
  • 4.115 Photos
  • 765 Dutch names
  • 5.365 English names
  • 2.459 Papiamento names
  • 54 Identification specialists
  • 44 Photographers
  • 1.243 Literature references

Recently added picture

Rhizophysa filiformis
      Rhizophysa filiformis
  • Author Dr. Lisanne Aerts
  • Picture date 31 March 2019
  • Validator Dr. Gill Mapstone
  • Location Oil Slick Leap, Bonaire