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

8.209 Species occurring in Dutch Caribbean, of which
4.540marine
3.789terrestrial/freshwater/brackish water
503introduced species
  • Species per island
    2.101Aruba
    2.396(Klein) Bonaire
    4.102(Klein) Curaçao
    1.948Saba
    830Saba Bank
    2.615St. Eustatius
    2.285St. Maarten
  • 1.098 (Sub)species with photos
  • 4.071 Photos
  • 764 Dutch names
  • 5.362 English names
  • 2.460 Papiamento names
  • 53 Identification specialists
  • 41 Photographers
  • 1.237 Literature references

Recently added picture

Strumpfia maritima
      Strumpfia maritima
  • Author Carel de Haseth
  • Picture date 15 March 2019
  • Validator Hannco Bakker
  • Location Vlakte van Hato, Curaçao